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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Unemployment numbers rise in Glendale, Burbank area

    January was a month of ups and downs for local unemployment rates as Glendale's figures saw an uptick of nearly a percentage point from the previous month, while Burbank experienced a decrease, according to a new labor report. The jobless rate in...
  • Unemployment rates drop in Glendale, Burbank

    Unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale dropped 1% last month with leisure and hospitality as well as trade, transportation and utilities adding the most jobs – 5,500 and 2,400, respectively - across Los Angeles County, according to the latest...
  • Local unemployment rates hold steady despite progress statewide

    Jobless rates for the tri-city area largely held steady in May, despite a significant drop statewide, according to figures released Friday. The unemployment rates in Glendale, San Marino and South Pasadena each edged down 0.1%, coming in at 8%, 4.1%...
  • Glendale Unified teachers, others accept early retirement deal, but layoffs still possible

    Sixty-one Glendale Unified teachers have accepted the district’s early retirement plan, a figure that could prevent teacher layoffs later this year, officials said. District officials had hoped at least 75 teachers would take the offer, but just 61...
  • Technicolor to close Flower Street facility less than two years after opening it

    Technicolor Inc. plans to close down its Flower Street facility in Glendale and lay off 50 employees by March 28, less than two years after opening the location, according to a recent state filing. Plans for the layoffs and closure, filed with the...
  • Unemployment rates rise slightly across tri-city region

    Unemployment rates rise slightly across tri-city region
    The unemployment rates throughout the tri-city area rose in January fueled by job losses in retail, motion picture/sound recording and business services. The jobless rates in Glendale and Burbank each saw a 0.6% increase, climbing to 9.5% and 8.9%,...
  • Local unemployment rates fall in tandem with California

    Local unemployment rates fall in tandem with California
    The unemployment rates throughout the tri-city area declined in February in tandem with California, driven down by gains in the motion picture/sound recording industry, professional services and educational/health services. Burbank came out on top with a...
  • Top Glendale employers downsized since 2006

    Top Glendale employers downsized since 2006
    While several of Glendale's top employers have downsized since 2006, at least one — Glendale Adventist Medical Center — has added employees. Since 2006, the hospital has jumped its employee base, including full-time and hourly workers, by...
  • Unemployment rates rise in Burbank, Glendale

    Jobless rates in Burbank and Glendale followed a statewide trend upward  last month, according to figures released Friday. The unemployment rate in Glendale rose to 9.4% from 8.9% in June, and Burbank came in at 8.8%, up from 8%, according to data...
  • Glendale Unified could rescind furlough days for current school year

    Glendale Unified announced Friday that there could be no furlough days taken by employees during the current school year after district officials came to a tentative agreement with the Glendale Teachers Assn. on Aug. 22. There were originally five...
  • Glendale teachers to avoid furlough days

    Glendale teachers will not face any furlough days during the current school year under a tentative agreement reached this week. The agreement, reached Aug. 22, between Glendale Unified officials and the Glendale Teachers Assn. leadership, must still...
  • Jobless rate falls in Burbank, Glendale

    Jobless rate falls in Burbank, Glendale
    Jobless rates in Burbank and Glendale didn’t follow the statewide trend last month, falling despite an overall increase in the unemployment rate in California, according to figures released Friday. The unemployment rate in Glendale fell to 8.9%...