| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:25 PM
Local unemployment rates uniformly dropped in August, even as the number of jobless claims rose statewide, according to state data released today.
In Burbank, the jobless rate dropped from 10.8% in July, to 10.3% in August, according to the state...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:32 PM
California’s largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance plans to lay off more than 500 employees in Glendale next year — part of an overall strategy to cut up to 1,800 jobs statewide.
The government-controlled State...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Local unemployment figures in October dipped across the tri-city region based on job gains in several industries, including hospitality and business services.
The jobless rate in Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena dropped 0.3%, according to data released...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Glendale Unified administrators are awaiting word from 350 employees who qualify for early retirement as part of an effort to reduce the number of lay-offs next year, official said this week.
The popularity of the early retirement program will be crucial...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:28 AM
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.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:46 PM
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,...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:04 PM
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...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:35 AM
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,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:27 PM
A Los Angeles County proposal to for the first time assess school districts alongside other property owners for an environmental clean up program has local education officials bristling.
County public works officials in recent weeks have been pushing...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Nurses, technicians and other employees gathered outside Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday morning to protest planned layoffs.
The hospital last week announced plans to layoff an undetermined number of employees, citing an increase in the number of...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:57 PM
More than 100 nurses and support staff picketed outside Glendale Memorial Hospital on Thursday to oppose planned layoffs that they argued would negatively impact patient care at the 334-bed facility.
The planned layoffs were announced last week, but...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Glendale got introduced to a whole a new meaning for "knock knock" in 2012, and became the focus of international media coverage after becoming the object of desire for two television stars — Kim Kardashian and a black bear with a taste for...