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  • City looks at pay system revamp

    City officials are embarking on a “new compensation philosophy” that will affect everything from salaries and benefits to job titles and merit bonuses. An outside consultant could be brought in to help revamp the pay system by as early as...
  • City to put the brakes on nepotism

    City to put the brakes on nepotism
    Saying the honor system in Burbank wasn’t enough, Civil Service commissioners this week continued crafting an anti-nepotism policy to codify hiring and other workplace rules in a city where inter-employee relationships abound. Burbank, unlike...
  • Charity representatives meet with LFCU employees

    The Lockheed Federal Credit Union celebrated the success of their foundation in September when employees met with representatives of local charities that the foundation supports. The charities benefited by the foundation, LFCU Community Stars, include...
  • Board members want more authority

    As Burbank’s Civil Service Board tackles what officials say is a long-overdue discussion on employee nepotism and dating at City Hall, the process has highlighted the board’s relative lack of power compared to similar commissions at other...
  • Nepotism policy takes shape

    The Civil Service Board, tasked with creating a nepotism policy, has declined to ban all relatives of city workers from employment, ultimately recommending that the rule apply only to family members of executives within their respective departments....
  • Credit union continues to support aid center

    Lockheed Federal Credit Union announced its continued support for the Burbank Temporary Aid Center as it has donated more than 6,000 pounds of canned goods and other items to provide 750 lunches for the homeless this month. Employees donated items during...
  • Employer of the Quarter Award launched

    Burbank’s Media City Community Credit Union launched the Employer of the Quarter Award to recognize local employers that provide employees access to credit union information. Costco Wholesale of Burbank received the first award for facilitating...
  • Approved union contract suspends bonus pay, keeps crossing guards

    The City Council on Tuesday signed off on a three-year contract that suspends bonus pay and increases employee pension contributions for the city’s largest union — moves that will help the city keep school crossing guards on its payroll,...
  • Police officials split on leadership change

    City Manager Mike Flad's announcement last week that it was “time for a transition” of leadership at a police department barely emerging from years of unrest, officer-involved lawsuits and numerous outside inquiries into the department left...
  • Casting directors ratify new three-year contract

    Hollywood's casting directors have ratified a new three-year contract. Teamsters Local 399 business agent Steve Dayan said the union's casting directors overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday that gives them modest increases in wages and...
  • It's all about the union

    I'm tired of hearing all the bad things about Walmart. It all boils down to the union, not to traffic issues. I heard Best Buy is closing some stores. I heard Kmart is closing stores, and some grocery stores are closing too. What retail store will...
  • Layoffs scheduled to hit local entertainment industry

    Layoffs scheduled to hit local entertainment industry
    More than 175 employees at entertainment-related companies in Burbank likely will be laid off starting in December, many as a result of outsourcing custodial services, studio representatives said. Sixty-seven workers at Walt Disney Studios — mostly...