| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Of the 2,000 jobs slated to be cut by Yahoo, 65 will be at the company's Empire Avenue offices in Burbank, according to filings with the California Employment Development Department.
There were also layoffs at Disney Consumer Products Inc. in Glendale...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Hollywood's jobs picture has brightened considerably over the last two months.
The film, television and music industries in Los Angeles County generated 131,600 jobs in March, up 7.9% from February and 12.6% from the same month a year ago, according...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants.
The Dutch survey,...
| May 11, 2012
| 6:26 PM
U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) helped introduce legislation last week to rein in the growing practice of employers who require job applicants or current employees to provide access to password-protected accounts, such as Facebook, as a condition of...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:02 AM
If you’ve ever been put off by a job interview that was intimidating, demeaning or just plain strange, be thankful you weren’t among the candidates for a job at Burnham & Burnham, the fictional Fortune 500 company in “The Grönholm...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown this week that would require new public employees to work longer before retiring with full benefits, while at the same time requiring them to eventually cover at least half of the contribution to their retirement...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 10:29 AM
The unemployment rate dipped statewide in June, but the tri-city area didn't see the benefit, according to the latest report from the state Employment Development Department.
Glendale and Pasadena each saw unemployment rates rise 0.1%, to 9.7% and 8.5%,...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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,...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Saying the honor system in Burbank wasn’t enough, Civil Service commissioners this week continued crafting an anti-nepotism policy to codify hiring and other workplace rules in a city where inter-employee relationships abound.