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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Despite state trend, local unemployment rates worsen slightly

    The communities in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena area saw slight upticks in their unemployment figures, according to the latest state data released Friday. Burbank and Pasadena both saw a 0.2% increase, putting their jobless rates at 8.4% and 7.9%,...
  • More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale

    More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale
    The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were sparse as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
  • Unemployment rate rises slightly throughout tri-city region

    The unemployment rate for the greater Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region rose across the board in December, despite staying stable statewide, according to data released Friday. The jobless rates for the three major cities in the area – Glendale,...
  • Glendale issues layoff notices

    As the city issues another round of layoff notices, more than two dozen employees could be cut in coming months, with Glendale Water & Power seeing the highest impact as officials attempt to pull the utility out of the red. In addition to issuing the...
  • Ron Kaye: Empty desks, a new way of life

    The email from Moody's credit rating service that popped up on my computer screen boggled my mind: Glendale was among 40 California cities that were downgraded or are facing downgrades, but Los Angeles and San Francisco could get upgrades. I'm an old...
  • Glendale Water & Power layoffs under fire

    Glendale Water & Power layoffs under fire
    Two Glendale Water & Power employees who received notices in the latest round of layoffs last week blamed city officials on Tuesday for making bad decisions when it came to the suffering utility. And one said he was targeted for being outspoken about...
  • Unemployment rates improve across tri-city region

    The employment picture got brighter last month in the tri-city region, with some cities seeing unemployment rates drop by nearly 1%, according to the latest state data. The jobless rates in Glendale and Burbank each declined by 0.9% last month, to 8.9%...
  • Glendale teachers union rejects grant deal

    With its teachers union continuing to withhold support, Glendale Unified faces the worst-case scenario of having to overnight its 70-page application for federal Race to the Top funds on Monday. The grant application for the highly competitive pot of...
  • Glendale Unified agrees to take teacher pink slips off the table

    Glendale Unified has tentatively abandoned its plan to lay off up to 125 employees — including teachers, nurses and counselors — after a round of negotiations Friday with its teachers union, which must still sign off on the deal. Officials...
  • Glendale Memorial Hospital plans layoffs

    Glendale Memorial Hospital plans layoffs
    Layoffs are looming at Glendale Memorial Hospital as officials at the 334-bed facility have decided to lay off an undetermined number of employees, according to a statement released by the hospital on Monday. Hospital spokeswoman Angela Giacobbe said ...
  • Glendale Unified applies for $40-million federal grant, without union support

    Undeterred by the lack of support from the teachers union, Glendale Unified officials on Thursday said they’re submitting a 503-page application for what could be $40 million in federal Race to the Top grant money. The decision to overnight 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%,...