| May 11, 2013
| 1:06 PM
This week, more than two years after engaging in good-faith contract talks with the L.A.-based International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18, the union representing employees of Glendale Water & Power, the city of Glendale pulled the plug on...
| May 18, 2013
| 7:43 PM
In the costliest and most vicious City Council race of the Los Angeles election season, the battle for Hollywood has shattered beliefs about Armenian solidarity, with Paul Krekorian's role seen as causing deep rifts in the community.
Little Armenia in...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:26 PM
The process for firing problem teachers at La Cañada public schools is so burdensome that officials have decided it's easier — and cheaper — to pay at least some of them to leave.
Since 2011, school officials have paid $311,000 to two...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:34 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:05 PM
A Glendale resident and a city union filed a lawsuit last week in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to stop Glendale officials from transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility fund to pay for police, parks and other general services....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Ten Years Ago
Grocery workers at the La Cañada Vons and Ralphs markets returned to work after joining the majority of their union members in approving a three-year contract that ended the nation's longest grocery strike. Vons, Ralphs and Albertsons...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 5:24 PM
City executives have rejected a grievance filed by the city’s police union that claims the reorganization of the Burbank Police Department has dramatically reduced staffing levels, affected officer response times and distressed the workforce. They...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:50 AM
Hollywood's actors unions are on track to complete a merger agreement by the end of next month, Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard said.
Emerging from a two-day meeting with representatives of SAG and its smaller sister union, American...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
Burbank officials today announced that they have reached a tentative agreement with the police officers union on a new contract.
Details of the deal were not disclosed, but the two sides have been negotiating since the prior contract expired in 2009....
| Dec 22, 2011
| 9:10 AM
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 2012 and will require managers to start...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Hundreds of Burbank city employees have received a collective $4 million in bonuses since July 2007, according to documents the city fought in court to keep out of public view.
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge in May ordered city officials to...