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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • 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%...
  • Glendale school board candidates share reasons they should get voters' support

    The seven candidates running for three open seats on the Glendale Univied school board explain why they should be elected. Dan Cabrera I am the best candidate for the Glendale School Board because of my experience as a PTA president, Glendale teacher,...
  • 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...
  • Jobless rates drop slightly across tri-city region

    Unemployment rates declined across the tri-city area in March, fueled by continued strengthening in the motion picture industry and sound recording industries. Job gains were also recorded in financial services, information technology and leisure/...
  • Trial looks at Glendale workers' layoffs

    Taking the stand in federal court on Tuesday, a former Glendale parks manager called one of two ex-city workers who is suing for alleged wrongful termination a "jerk" and "one of the worst employees" he's worked with. Dave Ahern, former assistant...
  • City wins in Glendale ranger lay-off case

    Glendale has prevailed in federal court after a jury found the city’s decision to lay off two former parks officials was due to budget pressures, not, as alleged in a lawsuit, because the pair had complained about their boss. Russell Hauck and Eric...
  • Unemployment rate drops across tri-city region

    Unemployment rate drops across tri-city region
    Unemployment rates continued to drop in the tri-city area last month, boosted by job gains in trade, transportation and utilities, as well as leisure/hospitality and residential construction. However, after seeing some strengthening the past few months,...
  • Glendale to avoid layoffs in closing $1.2 million budget gap

    Glendale officials plan to close a $1.2 million budget gap for next fiscal year without reducing staff or using money put aside for police vacancies. Compared to budget gaps of $15.4 million and $18 million, respectively, over the past two years, the...
  • Jobless rates increase in Burbank, Glendale

    Jobless rates in Burbank and Glendale didn’t follow the statewide trend downward last month, according to figures released Thursday. The unemployment rate in Glendale rose to 8.9% from 8% in May, and Burbank came in at 8%, up from 7.5%,...
  • 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...