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  • Temporary jobs on route for the holidays

    Struggling families might soon find a great gift in the area's large department stores and malls: A part-time job to help get through the holidays. Local retailers are hiring hundreds of temporary cashiers, inventory workers and others in preparation for...
  • Pensions: City can't keep up with cost

    Pensions: City can't keep up with cost
    Glendale’s contribution to employee pension plans in 2001: zero. The city’s check in 2009: $22.6 million. The growing burden of the California Public Employees Retirement System on Glendale’s bottom line in the last decade has been...
  • More area jobs available

    Unemployment rates fell in Glendale and Burbank as California employers added jobs for the fourth straight month, according to a report released Friday by the Economic Development Department. The jobless rate in Glendale fell from 10.7% in March to 10.4%...
  • City seeks new job center

    CITY HALL — City Council members this week criticized the building that houses the Verdugo Jobs Center as a wasteful use of federal funding, pushing officials to find a cheaper alternative within two years, when the lease is up. The city leases...
  • Taken for Granted: Dressing for success

    As the school year ends, many teenagers seeking summer employment will face a brutally tough job market. What follows is addressed to young male job seekers and may seem a bit harsh, but will hopefully prove helpful to some. Let's start with the basics:...
  • Funds target youth jobs

    Local youth looking to enter the workforce could get a jump-start in energy industry jobs thanks to a job training program funded with $100,000 secured by Rep. Adam Schiff, officials announced last week. Stakeholders say the program was inspired by the...
  • Glendale City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

      Workforce funding The City Council on Tuesday approved an allocation of more than $1 million in federal funding to the Verdugo Workforce Investment Board to go to the Glendale Youth Alliance for youth employment programs. WHAT IT MEANS The...
  • Schiff aims to help small businesses

    With small business still the missing link in the slow-and-go economic recovery, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is bringing together numerous government agencies and business groups for a daylong Small Business Assistance and Career Opportunity Fair on Aug....
  • City execs agree to concede

    CITY HALL — Glendale's management-level employees and department executives have agreed to pay a larger share of the city's rising health-care and retirement costs, which is expected to save City Hall about $750,000. The Glendale Management Assn.,...
  • Ambulance program set to grow

    Ambulance program set to grow
    GLENDALE — The city's ambulance program that was set up to handle less pressing emergency calls is in the process of expanding, officials said, with plans in place to hire up to 10 part-time operators. The Glendale Fire Department's Basic Life...
  • In Theory: When religion comes into conflict with work

    British department store Marks & Spencer has apologized after a Muslim sales assistant refused to sell a customer a bottle of alcohol. The customer, who hasn't been named, said, “I had one bottle of champagne, and the lady, who was wearing a...
  • Employment picture for entertainment industry weakens in January

    Employment picture for entertainment industry weakens in January
    Like the sluggish box office, the jobs picture in Hollywood isn't looking pretty so far this year. Employment in the motion picture, television and sound recording category fell 7.3% to 114,700 jobs in January, compared with the same period a year ago,...