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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Unions fight movie piracy

    Unions fight movie piracy
    Concern about movie piracy is shifting from black-market DVD copies made overseas to Internet users at home, and unions representing thousands of studio workers are pushing federal regulators to take a stronger stand. Last week, attorneys for the...
  • Plan may save jobs

    WEST BURBANK — Administrative assistants and other non-teaching employees at Burbank Unified are close to a deal that would spare 27 people from being laid off in exchange for their union agreeing to five unpaid work furlough days, officials said....
  • Burbank school board approves budget

    Burbank school board approves budget
    WEST BURBANK — Despite reduced state education funding, the Burbank Unified school board on Thursday approved a budget that is expected to end $400,000 in the black three years out. State law requires school districts to submit balanced budgets...
  • 'Ball Four' part of local display

    The Baseball Reliquary has enjoyed an ongoing association with the Burbank Central Library. For a number of years, the library has hosted a variety of baseball-related events and displays put on by the San Gabriel Valley-based organization. The...