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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Local unemployment rates fall even as statewide picture worsens

    Local unemployment rates fall even as statewide picture worsens
    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...
  • More than 500 Glendale workers set to lose their jobs

    More than 500 Glendale workers set to lose their jobs
    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...
  • Local unemployment figures dip

    Local unemployment figures dip
    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...
  • Glendale Unified awaits word on early retirement takers

    Glendale Unified awaits word on early retirement takers
    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...
  • 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,...
  • School districts balk at proposed county assessment for ground water run-off program

    School districts balk at proposed county assessment for ground water run-off program
    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...
  • Employees protest planned layoffs at Glendale Memorial Hospital

    Employees protest planned layoffs at Glendale Memorial Hospital
    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...
  • Protestors say Glendale Memorial Hospital plans to lay off 41 employees

    Protestors say Glendale Memorial Hospital plans to lay off 41 employees
    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...
  • Year in Review: John Drayman indicted, 'Knock-knock' burglaries, Kim Kardashian's mayoral ambitions and much more

    Year in Review: John Drayman indicted, 'Knock-knock' burglaries, Kim Kardashian's mayoral ambitions and much more
    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...