| Jan 12, 2011
Regarding the Burbank Leader's push to obtain merit-based bonus information per each city employee, let's take a step back or away from those who would attack all things having to do with the "government," including each and every government worker, to...
| Jan 26, 2011
It takes three days to create a 16-inch-tall work of art at American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank that weighs as much as a bowling ball — albeit one that Hollywood stars would covet onstage.
In anticipation of the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild...
| Jan 29, 2011
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...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 7:20 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:10 PM
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,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 1:23 PM
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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:40 PM
In Glendale, utility workers found their paychecks a little smaller last week — the price of the inability of their union, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, to negotiate an initial contract two years after winning the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Registered nurses at Glendale Memorial Hospital are set to vote on a deal for their own healthcare as part of a tentative four-year agreement with the hospital's parent company, Dignity Health.
The deal covers 12,000 registered nurses at 28 hospitals in...
| May 4, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The sparse front page of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18 website expresses exactly the message Brian D'Arcy wants his members to get: Rotating photos of protesting workers waving "A DEAL IS A DEAL" signs.
It also features...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
After more than two years of contract talks, the Glendale City Council on Tuesday may impose a labor agreement on the union representing Glendale Water & Power employees.
On the council’s agenda is an item to “unilaterally implement”...
| May 7, 2013
| 8:52 PM
More than 200 Glendale Water & Power employees and their union comrades packed City Hall Tuesday night to protest a contract that cuts their pay by 1.75%.
Despite the showing, the City Council — unable to reach a deal with the International...