| 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...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:48 PM
During two respective events this past week, hundreds of Burbankers got a jump on celebrating the Yuletide season while others honored a woman who, during the span of her remarkable 36-year journalism career, has covered and chronicled the lives of...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 1:41 PM
More than 120 members and guests of the La Providencia Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles gathered at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel for the organization’s annual summer mustering and fashion show on July 16.
Welcomed by the day&...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 10:38 PM
After a year and a half of work, the California Armenian American Democrats has received provisional ratification as the first organization chartered by the executive board of the state Democratic Party.
Caro Avanessian, interim chairman of the new...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Maintenance workers at Bob Hope Airport took the first step toward unionizing Wednesday after a petition was filed on their behalf with the National Labor Relations Board.
The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 501 filed the petition...
| 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...