| Feb 4, 2011
| 1:26 PM
CITY HALL — Already grappling with an annual employee pension tab of more than $20 million, Glendale officials have been bracing for the bill to balloon.
But a recent state forecast is even pricier than feared, officials said.
Over the next...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Maria Gandera, executive director of human resources for Glendale Unified, as been promoted to assistant superintendent of human resources, officials announced Thursday. She will replace David Samuelson, who retires at the end of the school year....
| May 18, 2012
| 2:32 PM
The employment picture improved in the tri-city area in April as every community saw its unemployment numbers drop, according to the latest state figures.
Glendale and Pasadena reported the biggest jobless rate decreases, both coming in with 0.7%...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:00 PM
Danny Baca has applied to dozens of jobs and always hears the same line: “We’ll get back to you.”
But they don’t.
The Glendale resident is one of several local veterans who are struggling to find employment.
The jobless rate in...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Local unemployment figures in October dipped across the tri-city region based on job gains in several industries, including hospitality and business services.
The jobless rate in Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena dropped 0.3%, according to data released...
| 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 29, 2012
| 5:24 PM
While diversity at City Hall has increased over the past 10 years, the number of whites continues to dominate the top of the totem pole, according to a biennial report on city employee demographics.
But even at the top, it’s slowly shifting....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:03 PM
As Glendale plans to cut its workforce by more than 100 employees, three city unions have agreed to no salary or cost-of living increases this fiscal year, officials reported.
For several years, the unions have agreed to these provisions as the city...
| 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...
| 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.
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:41 AM
The Verdugo Jobs Center will be using a roughly $521,000-federal grant to help find jobs for people with disabilities.
With the protracted recession, more people with disabilities have expressed they want to find a job, but some have difficulties if...