| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:22 PM
As President Obama wrapped up his third State of the Union address Tuesday evening, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) issued a statement endorsing the commander-in-chief's challenge to update the nation's tax code and raise rates on the super rich.
| Oct 14, 2011
| 10:00 AM
La Cañada school board member Cindy Wilcox is calling for La Cañada High School math teacher Gabrielle Leko to be fired, alleging, among other things, that she addressed a ninth grade geometry student as “Jew boy.”
Wilcox said she filed a...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Labor groups are continuing to choose sides in some of next year’s hot congressional contests:
--The California Assn. for Professional Employees has decided to back Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) over Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) for...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:32 PM
California’s largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance plans to lay off more than 500 employees in Glendale next year — part of an overall strategy to cut up to 1,800 jobs statewide.
The government-controlled State...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:04 AM
About 85 electrical workers marched outside Glendale City Hall Tuesday afternoon shouting “All we want is a contract” and declaring that it's taken the city too long to make a deal with its newest union.
“These guys are a little upset,&...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:00 PM
With less than two weeks remaining until Glendale Unified officials must submit an application for a federal grant that could net up to $40 million, they have yet to reach an agreement with the teachers union over a provision that would require student...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:57 PM
With its teachers union continuing to withhold support, Glendale Unified faces the worst-case scenario of having to overnight its 70-page application for federal Race to the Top funds on Monday.
The grant application for the highly competitive pot of...