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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • 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...
  • Number of lay-offs at Glendale City Hall fewer than anticipated

    Despite initially issuing dozens of layoff notices, only five Glendale employees have been let go as part of the city’s efforts to close a $15.4-million budget gap. In addition to the lay-offs, 122 employees opted into early retirement, said city...
  • Glendale looks for volunteer naturalists

    Glendale looks for volunteer naturalists
    Glendale officials are preparing to recruit volunteers, replacing the city's naturalists who were laid off last year. The city has more than 5,000 acres of parks, but no one is patrolling the land to report damage and unsafe conditions or educate the...
  • Glendale attempts to find 'new normal' amid steep budget cuts

    As officials started the arduous process on Monday of figuring out how to close a projected $15.4-million budget gap, City Manager Scott Ochoa warned that Glendale was facing a “new normal” — and it’s not pretty. Last year, when...
  • First round of layoff notices issued at Glendale City Hall

    Six Glendale employees received layoff notices last week, the first of more than two dozen who are expected to be cut from the city's payroll due to the loss of local redevelopment revenues. The employees are split evenly between management and non-...
  • La Cañada teachers who received layoff notices to keep jobs

    La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation fundraising efforts have brought in $1.55 million to date, signaling that the district likely will be able to retain many of the teachers who received layoff notices in March, officials said this week. “...
  • 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...
  • 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/...
  • 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...
  • 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,...