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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Local unemployment edges down

    Local unemployment edges down
    Local unemployment figures edged down in November across the tri-city region, fueled by increases in industries such as retail, healthcare and hospitality. The unemployment rates in Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena all dipped by 0.3%, according to data...
  • Teachers, district hit wall in contract negotiations

    Teachers, district hit wall in contract negotiations
    Burbank teachers took to city streets Thursday to demand that school district officials return to the bargaining table to finalize the terms of a new contract. Burbank Unified and the Burbank Teachers Assn. have been locked in negotiations for months,...
  • Burbank Unified faces grim future

    Burbank Unified faces grim future
    Burbank Unified officials cast a dire future for local schools during a community meeting Thursday. After years of state budget cuts, the district is preparing to slash its budget again and may lay off teachers and staff, increase class sizes and...
  • Layoffs scheduled to hit local entertainment industry

    Layoffs scheduled to hit local entertainment industry
    More than 175 employees at entertainment-related companies in Burbank likely will be laid off starting in December, many as a result of outsourcing custodial services, studio representatives said. Sixty-seven workers at Walt Disney Studios — mostly...
  • Burbank Unified braces for outcome of Prop. 30

    Burbank Unified braces for outcome of Prop. 30
    Burbank Unified officials this week warned that if Proposition 30 fails on Nov. 6, the district will likely have to resort to pay cuts and layoffs to address a projected deficit next year of more than $13 million. Included in the doomsday scenario...
  • City treasurer appointment sets up similar need on Burbank school board

    City treasurer appointment sets up similar need on Burbank school board
    Burbank Unified School Board President Debbie Kukta will be the city's next treasurer, while longtime Burbank resident and Glendale Community Relations Coordinator Zizette Mullins was named Burbank city clerk Thursday. Kukta and Mullins were both...
  • Unemployment rate ticks up locally, down in state

    The unemployment rate dipped statewide in June, but the tri-city area didn't see the benefit, according to the latest report from the state Employment Development Department. Glendale and Pasadena each saw unemployment rates rise 0.1%, to 9.7% and 8.5%,...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Thousands line up for Veterans Day parade, Pratt & Whitney announce layoffs, Elderly man killed in North Hollywood hit-and-run

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Thousands line up for Veterans Day parade, Pratt & Whitney announce layoffs, Elderly man killed in North Hollywood hit-and-run
    Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, November 12. Thousands lined up along a stretch of Laurel Canyon Boulevard Sunday to cheer on the annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade, reports the Daily News. Los Angeles authorities say that a man in...
  • Burbank Unified restores school days

    Burbank Unified and its main teachers union have agreed to restore three instructional days and one staff development day to the 2010-11 school year, district officials said. The agreement, which was approved on Oct. 21, means that Burbank schools...
  • Survey says residents like Burbank

    In spite of the recovering economy and ongoing investigations into the Police Department, a recent survey shows that 96% of Burbank residents generally are satisfied with the city. About 78% of those surveyed reported they were very satisfied overall...
  • Plan may save jobs

    WEST BURBANK — Administrative assistants and other non-teaching employees at Burbank Unified are close to a deal that would spare 27 people from being laid off in exchange for their union agreeing to five unpaid work furlough days, officials said....
  • Pink slips may be nixed

    WEST BURBANK — A tentative agreement between the Burbank Unified School District and its teachers union will rescind all 67 teacher pink slips sent out earlier this year in exchange for six unpaid work furlough days for the 2010-11 school year,...