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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Local, state jobless rates basically hold steady

    Unemployment figures for October were basically unchanged at the local and state levels, according to the latest report. The jobless rate in Burbank remained at 7.6%, while it edged up 0.1% in Glendale to 8.2%, according to statistics released Friday by...
  • Unemployment rates dip in local communities

    Unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale saw a slight decline last month with professional and business services as well as administrative and support services adding the most jobs – 15,100 and 10,700 positions, respectively, across Los Angeles...
  • Unemployment rates decline slightly in Glendale, Burbank area

    Unemployment rates dipped in Burbank and Glendale last month with educational and health services as well as professional and business services adding  the most jobs – 10,300 and 7,500, respectively, throughout Los Angeles County, according to the...
  • 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 Burbank, Glendale

    The unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale declined in December, driven by strong hiring in the retail sector as well as the government and professional/business services, according to the latest report from the state. The jobless rates in Burbank...
  • For second consecutive month, local jobless rates hold steady

    For the second  month in a row, local unemployment figures were unchanged in October, according to the latest state report. The jobless rates in Burbank and Glendale remained at 7.6% and 8.2%, respectively, according to statistics released Friday by the...
  • Unemployment drops slightly in Burbank, Glendale

    Unemployment drops slightly in Burbank, Glendale
    The job market improved slightly in Burbank and Glendale in April, outpacing even more modest gains in the region and state. Unemployment in Burbank fell from 9.9% in March to 9.6% in April, according to the California Employment Development Department....
  • Teacher furlough days remain on Glendale Unified calendar

    Teacher furlough days remain on Glendale Unified calendar
    Three teacher furlough days remain on the 2011-12 Glendale Unified calendar after teachers union representatives failed to bring an updated proposal to the negotiating table Thursday as scheduled, according to district officials. The unpaid days are...
  • Local jobless rates worsen slightly in May

    The unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale worsened slightly in May, eroding gains made the month before, according to the latest jobs report released Friday. In Burbank, the jobless rate increased slightly to 9.7% in May from 9.6% in April,...
  • Grant may broaden job prospects for veterans

    Regional workforce officials say they plan to use a $465,000 federal grant to train local military veterans for a rebounding manufacturing industry. The Verdugo Workforce Investment Board plans to use about half the funds to train veterans to manufacture...
  • Local unemployment rates worsen

    For the second straight month, unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale have increased in lockstep, according to the latest jobs statistics released Friday. Burbank’s rate climbed from 9.7% in May to 10.1% last month, according to the...
  • Taken For Granted: Declaring war on joblessness

    No longer restricted to the homeless, dumpster diving is becoming a national sport. It’s now a middle-class athletic event. Last week, while sitting in my car, I noticed a nicely coiffed young woman, neatly attired in jeans, approach a dumpster,...