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  • Council ponders ending bonuses to fund after-school programs

    The City Council this week decided to spend $300,000 from a fund reserved for stabilizing the city budget on after-middle youth programs, but left open the possibility of diverting money used for employee bonuses. Councilman David Gordon on Tuesday...
  • Management union agrees to concessions

    The Burbank Management Assn. this week became the latest group of city employees to forgo bonuses and contribute to their pensions. The City Council on Tuesday approved the new contract, which runs through June and will require managers to start paying...
  • Commanders address police union grievances

    Burbank police union officials say commanders have acquiesced to many of the grievances they filed against the impacts of reassigning rank-and-file officers. The grievances, filed in late April, focused on the lack of police officers in key field...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...