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  • School board candidate Ted Bunch

    Current school board member Ted Bunch has lived in Burbank for 24 years, and taught in Burbank Unified from 1962 to 1999. A military brat, Bunch attended Glendale Community College and San Fernando State College, eventually earning a general secondary...
  • 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...
  • Glendale police union head questions commission appointment

    The Glendale City Council on Tuesday appointed Albert Abkarian to the Civil Service Commission, despite opposition by the police union president, who questioned the man’s ability to objectively serve on a board that oversees employee discipline...
  • New Glendale teachers union president outlines goals

    New Glendale teachers union president outlines goals
    Lower class sizes, fair compensation and new textbooks approved by Glendale teachers make up the wish list outlined by the Glendale teachers union’s newest president, Taline Arsenian, who advocated for those three goals during a board meeting last...
  • Utility workers agree to tentative labor agreement

    Utility workers agree to tentative labor agreement
    After four years of trying to get on the same page, a group of unionized utility workers in Glendale has struck a tentative contract with the city. Glendale Water & Power employees who are part of the Los Angeles-based International Brotherhood of...
  • USC Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses agree to new contract

    USC Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses agree to new contract
    An overwhelming majority of the 150 nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital voted to approve a 14-month contract, a representative from the California Nurses Assn. said on Thursday, culminating a year of negotiations with hospital officials and...
  • Letter: Devine tried to raise the pension issue

    Police, fire and members of the Managers Union were present at the Feb. 10 City Council meeting. The last issue on the agenda was an “Informational Report Reviewing the City’s Public Pension System (P.P.S.),” a request from...
  • USC-Verdugo Hills workers join union

    Two hundred employees at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital have voted to join a statewide union, SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West, it was announced Tuesday. The new union members include certified nursing assistants, licensed vocational nurses, patient...
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses bring their case to COO

    Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses bring their case to COO
    Disgruntled employees from USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital on Wednesday marched to the office of the hospital’s chief operating officer, Paul Czajka, where they delivered a community petition bearing as many as 1,300 signatures collected in Glendale,...
  • Editing team of 'Last Comic Standing' on strike receives union support

    Editing team of 'Last Comic Standing' on strike receives union support
    Union members turned out to support the editing team behind the NBC reality show “Last Comic Standing” on Tuesday and picketed outside the Hollywood Production Center in Glendale for the workers’ right to unionize. Fifteen editors and...
  • Mayor: Challenges to Glendale city funding "deadly"

    From the booming downtown development scene to new retailers at the Americana at Brand and Glendale Galleria, there are plenty of positives to highlight in Glendale, but there are also looming problems that could take the wind out of the city’s...