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  • Struggling to find jobs, thousands apply for city positions

    Struggling to find jobs, thousands apply for city positions
    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,...
  • 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-based DreamWorks named one of best companies to work for

    Glendale-based DreamWorks named one of best companies to work for
    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...
  • Local unemployment continues to rise

    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...
  • Organizations: A Noise Within has new board members

    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. A former...
  • 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....
  • 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:...