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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Schools bank on federal boost

    WEST BURBANK — Federal aid to states is expected to provide Burbank Unified with about $2 million, which officials said could offset employee furlough days or ease the deficit. Burbank Unified officials said it was too soon to know whether...
  • BUSD teachers safe, for now

    For the first time in three years, Burbank Unified will not issue pink slips to teachers, administrators said. The district will use $2.5 million from a one-time federal education jobs bill to maintain its teaching staff through the next fiscal year,...
  • Disney to cut 200 jobs

    Roughly 200 positions are expected to be eliminated by the Walt Disney Co., most to be absorbed by the company’s Burbank headquarters, in a round of layoffs next week, according to a company source. Some of the positions to be eliminated currently...
  • Sickening display of benefits for the rich

    I am sure that I have this straight — the Republicans in Congress held the extension of unemployment benefits hostage until President Obama agreed to a two-year extension of the infamous deficit blossoming Bush tax cuts. In other words, in order...
  • Jobless rates drop slightly in Glendale, Burbank

    Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank dipped slightly last month with leisure and hospitality as well as professional and business services driving most of the job gains across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report. The jobless...
  • Jobless rates drop in Glendale, Burbank

    Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank declined last month with educational and health services as well as motion picture and sound recording driving most of the job gains across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report. The jobless...
  • DreamWorks Animation to sell, then lease back, Glendale campus

    DreamWorks Animation to sell, then lease back, Glendale campus
    DreamWorks Animation is selling its plush, Tuscany-style campus, long a source of pride among the studio's Glendale employees and a symbol of its once vaunted position as an industry powerhouse, the Los Angeles Times reports.  Studio executives told...
  • Jobless rates edge up in Glendale, Burbank

    Jobless rates edge up in Glendale, Burbank
    Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank rose slightly last month with motion picture and sound recording accounting for most of the job reductions across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report. The jobless rates in Glendale and...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans layoffs

    DreamWorks Animation plans layoffs
    Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter told the Los Angeles Times. In a move to cut operating costs, the Glendale studio intends...
  • Jobless rates drop in Glendale and Burbank

    Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank declined last month with trade, transportation and utilities driving most of the job gains across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report. The jobless rates in Glendale and Burbank both...
  • Jobless rates rise slightly in Burbank, Glendale

    Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank edged up last month with construction and specialty trade contractors reporting the most cutbacks across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report. The jobless rates in Glendale and Burbank...
  • LCF's unemployment rate dips slightly

    The jobless rate in La Cañada Flintridge edged down 0.1% to 3.2% in August, according to the latest labor report issued Sept. 19 by the California Employment Development Department. In the neighboring La Crescenta-Montrose area, the jobless rate was...