The city of Glendale in Los Angeles County, California is the third largest city in the county and is home to over 200,000 people. This suburb of the Greater Los Angeles Area claimed the title of being LA’s Neighborhood of the Year as voted by the readers and the editors of the popular website, Curbed.com.
The area was originally inhabited by the Tongva people (also known as the “People of the Earth”) until it was discovered in 1798 by Spanish army corporal Jose Maria Verdugo. In 1884 it was named “Glendale” and a streetcar service provided by the Pacific Electric Railway was introduced to the area in 1904.
The Grand Central Airport, a municipal airport, was developed from 1923 onwards and it soon became the largest employer in the city for several years. This airport is also credited as being a major contributor to the development of aviation in the United States.
During World War II the airport was camouflaged to protect it from enemy targets. In 1959 it was closed down and eventually became the Grand Central Business Center industrial park.
Today the people of Glendale have an array of employment opportunities available to them locally. Some of the larger private employers in the Glendale area, include Glendale Adventist Medical Center and Hospital and Nestle USA Inc. Glendale is also home to a number of large retailer such as:
Though Glendale is somewhat culturally diverse, discrimination in the workplace can and does happen. You should approach any suspicion of discrimination as following:
The Azadian Law Group, PC devotes 100% of our time to employees and protecting their rights in the workplace. From harassment and discrimination to breach of contract and fraud, we are committed to educating employees in the Glendale, CA area and providing them with the tools they need to fight against a wrongful employer.