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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • 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...
  • Burbank Unified, teachers union reach deal on furloughs

    Burbank Unified, teachers union reach deal on furloughs
    In a move designed to save Burbank Unified about $1.8 million, teachers union leaders have agreed to a new contract that maintains class sizes, but that also includes six unpaid furlough days, officials said. The deal, which extends through June 30,...
  • Same information, different results

    In the “Choose Your Own Adventure” book series, readers were the protagonists who, as they moved from chapter to chapter, were forced to make choices that eventually led to one of dozens of possible outcomes. So two people reading the same...
  • Glendale Unified nears deal with teacher union on furlough days

    Glendale Unified nears deal with teacher union on furlough days
    Bargaining teams for Glendale Unified School District and its teachers union are expected to finalize a deal this week that would defer five unpaid furlough days scheduled for 2012-13. District officials said they expect to put the agreement in...
  • Talks between teachers union, Glendale Unified break down on furlough days

    Five unpaid furlough days remain on the books for the 2012-13 school year at Glendale Unified after a proposed deal to defer them last week fell through. During negotiations Thursday, Glendale Teachers Assn. leaders agreed to defer the furlough days...
  • Despite end of budget process, Glendale faces some big unknowns

    Despite end of budget process, Glendale faces some big unknowns
    A number of budget unknowns this year means that even with the new fiscal year just around the corner, Glendale officials will be left in a state of flux. At a City Council hearing Tuesday on Glendale's draft $165-million budget, officials said they were...
  • Jobless rates in Burbank, Glendale edge up even as state's goes down

    Jobless rates in Burbank, Glendale edge up even as state's goes down
    Burbank and Glendale saw slight upticks in their unemployment rates in May, even as the jobless rate dropped overall for California. Glendale and Burbank both saw their unemployment numbers edge up by 0.1%, coming in at 9.7% and 9.0%, respectively....
  • Glendale Unified ratifies furlough agreement

    The Glendale Unified school board this week ratified an agreement with its teachers union that does away with three furlough days scheduled for the current school year. The 5-0 vote, which came during the school board meeting Tuesday, finalized a deal...
  • 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...
  • More than 100 city employees apply for early retirement

    More than 100 city employees apply for early retirement
    About 115 Glendale city employees have applied to invoke an early retirement option aimed at saving City Hall millions of dollars this fiscal year. When the City Council closed a $15.4-million budget shortfall at the end of June, more than half of the...