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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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • State to furlough assemblyman's staff

    State to furlough assemblyman's staff
    Staff members of Assemblyman Anthony Portantino’s (D – La Cañada Flintridge) district and Sacramento offices received notice Wednesday from state officials that they will be placed on unpaid furloughs for six weeks starting Oct. 21, Portantino...
  • Assemblyman calls for finance openness

    Assemblyman calls for finance openness
    Facing drastic cuts to his Assembly budget allowance, Assemblyman Anthony Portantino plans to introduce a bill that would force the state Legislature to disclose spending totals for all of its members. The Assembly’s Rules Committee ordered...
  • Disney to lay off 65

    Disney to lay off 65
    Completing a round of job cuts that was announced in June, the Walt Disney Co. will lay off 65 employees Sunday, most of them from the company’s headquarters in Burbank. Although it was reported 200 Disney jobs would be eliminated in June, not...