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  • Leader Editorial: What really prompted the pay bump?

    Leader Editorial: What really prompted the pay bump?
    At first blush, it appeared to us to be nothing more than a cringe-worthy case of last-minute pension spiking this week, when retiring Burbank Unified Supt. Jan Britz was given a roughly 4% retroactive raise during the final meeting of her 40-year career.
  • Burbank imposes employment terms on attorneys union

    The Burbank City Council on Tuesday imposed terms of employment on the Burbank city attorneys union after a year of unsuccessful negotiations, a move Burbank Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy called “regrettable.” The council approved imposing the...

    Burbank Unified teachers, superintendent get a salary bump

    Burbank Unified’s top leader received a 7.8% raise Thursday with three school board members supporting her salary hike and two voting against it. Earlier in the meeting, the school board approved a 3% retroactive salary increase for Burbank...

    Approved union contract suspends bonus pay, keeps crossing guards

    The City Council on Tuesday signed off on a three-year contract that suspends bonus pay and increases employee pension contributions for the city’s largest union — moves that will help the city keep school crossing guards on its payroll,...

    Pensions pinch city purse

    The rising costs of employee retirement benefits will force Burbank to spend $10.7-million more next fiscal year, bringing the total to $33.5 million, according to city records. The higher contribution to the California Public Employees’ Retirement...