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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • 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 cuts 110 workers

    Glendale cuts 110 workers
    City officials this week warned that it’s going to take longer to trim trees, fix potholes and respond to emails following a reorganization that cuts 110 employees from Glendale’s municipal workforce. Not since the year 2000 will the...
  • 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%...
  • Glendale Unified, teachers union still at odds over furlough days

    Unable to reach an agreement last month to eliminate or defer five teacher furlough days scheduled for the 2012-13 school year, Glendale Unified and union officials are now negotiating to schedule them into the district calendar. But even agreeing on...
  • 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 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, 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...