| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Since the current recession took hold, more people have been applying for city jobs. And despite a hiring freeze at City Hall, some departments still have managed to bring on new personnel, according to a recent report.
In the past two fiscal years,...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:30 PM
As officials continue to press for millions in concessions from the city’s employee unions, records show nearly 30% of Glendale’s municipal workforce earned $100,000 or more last year — a burden shared by cities statewide that experts...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Friday marked the end of a well-funded era for the Verdugo Workforce Investment Board, as federal stimulus dollars officially dried up after two years.
The agency is now seeing its own budget and staff reductions, even as its mission is to train...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:45 PM
For the second straight month, unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale have increased in lockstep, according to the latest jobs statistics released Friday.
Burbank’s rate climbed from 9.7% in May to 10.1% last month, according to the...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 5:07 PM
A Noise Within has expanded its board of directors with the recent appointment of three new members, it was announced by Board President Terry Kay.
They are Pasadena residents and community leaders Sheila Lamson, Lyn Spector and Sarah Mitchell.
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:25 PM
Local unemployment rates uniformly dropped in August, even as the number of jobless claims rose statewide, according to state data released today.
In Burbank, the jobless rate dropped from 10.8% in July, to 10.3% in August, according to the state...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Fortune has come out with its list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and California-based firms claim six out of the top 20 spots, including No. 1, Google.
Notably, one of the reasons Google made it into the top spot was because "everything was up...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 10:00 AM
The trial of six Italian seismologists and a government official for manslaughter due to their failure to provide warnings of a devastating earthquake after a series of smaller ones has sent a tremor throughout the world’s scientific and political...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 10:37 AM
Glendale police employees have cut their collective body fat by 5% over the last five years under a program aimed at decreasing health care and injury costs.
Cholesterol levels also dropped from an average 207 in 2005 to 189 last year, when 259 employees...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Unemployed workers and small-business owners struggling to stay afloat will get an opportunity to learn about government and community resources available to them at a small-business and career fair Thursday.
The event, sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:03 PM
A job fair hosted Thursday by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) had twice the number of vendors than the same event last year, as out-of-work residents and thinly stretched business owners tried to get as many leads as possible.
About 70 companies,...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 7:59 AM
California's unemployment rate dipped below 12% in September, and nearly 12,000 new jobs were created.
The jobless rate fell to 11.9%, from 12.1% in August, and was the best performance since June.
"I'd say it's a good gain in jobs, better than what...