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  • Unemployment rates rise slightly across tri-city region

    Unemployment rates rise slightly across tri-city region
    The unemployment rates throughout the tri-city area rose in January fueled by job losses in retail, motion picture/sound recording and business services. The jobless rates in Glendale and Burbank each saw a 0.6% increase, climbing to 9.5% and 8.9%,...
  • Some jobs thrive in recession

    Some jobs thrive in recession
    The entertainment and construction industries in the greater Glendale-Burbank area took a beating during the recession, but professional and technical services have been mostly shielded from the protracted economic downturn. Jobs in computer programming,...
  • Unemployment rates improve across tri-city region

    The employment picture got brighter last month in the tri-city region, with some cities seeing unemployment rates drop by nearly 1%, according to the latest state data. The jobless rates in Glendale and Burbank each declined by 0.9% last month, to 8.9%...
  • Glendale City Hall sees demographic shift

    Glendale City Hall sees demographic shift
    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....
  • Glendale employee unions agree to waive salary bumps

    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...
  • Glendale Unified shuffles its people

    The reshuffling of the Glendale Unified administrative ranks continued this week as officials confirmed personnel changes at district headquarters and several school sites. Among the most notable was the appointment of Mary Mason, principal at Keppel...
  • Despite state trend, local unemployment rates worsen slightly

    The communities in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena area saw slight upticks in their unemployment figures, according to the latest state data released Friday. Burbank and Pasadena both saw a 0.2% increase, putting their jobless rates at 8.4% and 7.9%,...
  • Verdugo Jobs Center using grant to help find jobs for people with disabilities

    Verdugo Jobs Center using grant to help find jobs for people with disabilities
    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...
  • Verdugo Jobs Center grant to help disabled find jobs

    The Verdugo Jobs Center will use a federal grant of about $871,000 to help find jobs for people with disabilities. More people with disabilities have expressed they want to find jobs during the ongoing recession, officials say, but some have...
  • Unemployment ticks up in tri-city region despite statewide trend

    Unemployment ticks up in tri-city region despite statewide trend
    While the state unemployment rate nudged down in January, local unemployment rates rose slightly throughout the tri-city region with retail, professional services and education shedding the most jobs. The unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale...
  • Education system needs new priority

    Re: “Program offered for English learners” (Mailbag, Jan. 5): According to two Harvard University Reports, the conclusions of which I found in a Verdugo Labor Market Report flier among the nicely stacked group I first found on the Glendale...
  • DreamWorks Animation ranked 12th best company to work for in U.S.

    DreamWorks Animation ranked 12th best company to work for in U.S.
    Hollywood studios aren't known as easy places to work. But DreamWorks Animation once again has made Fortune magazine's list of the 100 best employers. The Glendale studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies ranked 12th in the...