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  • GUSD grant application still on hold

    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...
  • After impasse with IBEW, Glendale City Council imposes pay cut on utility workers

    After impasse with IBEW, Glendale City Council imposes pay cut on utility workers
    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...
  • News-Press Editorial: GWP contract the right move to make

    News-Press Editorial: GWP contract the right move to make
    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...
  • Ron Kaye: Standing up to the town bully

    Ron Kaye: Standing up to the town bully
    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...
  • Glendale City Council may impose labor contract on IBEW

    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”...
  • Glendale teachers union rejects grant deal

    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...
  • Glendale Unified applies for $40-million federal grant, without union support

    Undeterred by the lack of support from the teachers union, Glendale Unified officials on Thursday said they’re submitting a 503-page application for what could be $40 million in federal Race to the Top grant money. The decision to overnight the...
  • IBEW again protests outside Glendale City Hall

    IBEW again protests outside Glendale City Hall
    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,&...
  • Ron Kaye: The happiness factor

    Depending on which side of the Great Divide you’re on, unions — especially public employee unions — should be abolished or the bankers and corporate CEOs should be locked up in jail and the keys thrown away. Maybe we have been at war so...
  • Ron Kaye: Like it or not, change has arrived

    You are the lucky ones and you probably don’t even know it. And if you do, you probably don’t appreciate it. Hard times are here for cities across California, and they are going to get harder in the years ahead. Costa Mesa has sent pink...
  • Tropico Perspective: Prop 13 and making things better

    I fear that we are becoming a people at war with ourselves. The religion of what we cannot afford has replaced what was once the dream of what we can do. Our fear has so tainted our trust in those we have employed to take care of our basic social needs...
  • Unions want furlough days canceled

    Teachers unions are starting to push for a repeal of upcoming unpaid work furlough days after the state Legislature released millions in federal stimulus funding. The federal money, with $2.5 million going to Burbank Unified and about $5 million to...