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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Glendale Unified's chief spokesman delivers news of his own layoff

    In the world of communications, managing bad news is an art form and the public information officer is the artist. For Steven Frasher at Glendale Unified, the practice has included a lawsuit alleging racial profiling and a student suicide. So Frasher...
  • Faced with a budget gap, Glendale approves retirement incentives

    Glendale may save more than $9.5 million annually after 117 employees retire early, but paying for the incentive credited with voluntarily trimming the city's workforce will cost about $1.6 million. The City Council approved the expenditure this week,...
  • Glendale Unified, teachers reach deal on unpaid furlough days

    After months of negotiations over the fate of five unpaid teacher furlough days, union leaders have agreed to push them off for one school year. Glendale Unified officials had proposed scheduling the furlough days into the school year by tagging them...
  • Unemployment rates in tri-city area jump despite statewide trend

    Unemployment rates rose throughout the tri-city region in July, with some communities reporting up to a 0.7% jump, according to the latest labor statistics released by the state Friday. Glendale and Burbank both saw 0.7% hikes in their jobless numbers,...
  • 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...
  • Unemployment rate falls across tri-city region

    Unemployment rate falls across tri-city region
    Unemployment rates decreased across the tri-city area last month -- some by as much as 0.6%, state officials reported Friday. Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena all saw their jobless rates decline by 0.6% in August, coming in at 9.1%, 9.8% and 8.5%,...
  • Census data shows a struggling Glendale

    Census data shows a struggling Glendale
    The latest statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week show Glendale has taken a major economic hit since the recession began in 2007. The median household income in Glendale last year fell 15% since the recession took hold at the end of...
  • Unemployment rates drop in tri-city area

    Unemployment rates drop in tri-city area
    The employment picture improved in the tri-city area in April as every community saw its unemployment numbers drop, according to the latest state figures. Glendale and Pasadena reported the biggest jobless rate decreases, both coming in with 0.7%...
  • La Cañada Unified plans to issue layoff notices

    La Cañada Unified plans to issue layoff notices
    La Cañada Unified officials are expected to announce layoff notices for teachers and classified employees during a regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday.  The notices are listed in three seperate resolutions on the meeting agenda. Assistant Supt. for...
  • Local unemployment edges up slightly

    Local unemployment rates edged up slightly in December throughout the tri-city region, but figures held steady in a few communities. The jobless rates in Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, South Pasadena and San Marino all rose by 0.1%, according to data...
  • 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...