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February 27, 2000 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a recruitment push unprecedented in its 45-year history, Disneyland is paying its staff as much as $500 to round up new employees--more than a week's wages for most park workers. At the nearby Orange County School of Culinary Arts, restaurants are snapping up graduates as soon as their training is over. And at a recent gathering sponsored by Anaheim's hotel association, the talk was not only of boosting pay and benefits, but of busing in help from faraway places.
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February 27, 2000 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a recruitment push unprecedented in its 45-year history, Disneyland is paying its staff as much as $500 to round up new employees--more than a week's wages for most park workers. At the nearby Orange County School of Culinary Arts, restaurants are snapping up graduates as soon as their training is over. And at a recent gathering sponsored by Anaheim's hotel association, the talk was not only of boosting pay and benefits, but of busing in help from faraway places.
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December 15, 1995 | LESLEY WRIGHT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Santa Claus has it easy compared to John Juniper. Instead of eight tiny reindeer, the owner of Rudolph's Lighting hires a professional mountain climber to scale the roofs of clients' houses and arrange the hundreds of twinkling lights that make up the elaborate patterns of the season.
BUSINESS
December 15, 1995 | LESLEY WRIGHT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Santa Claus has it easy compared to John Juniper. Instead of eight tiny reindeer, the owner of Rudolph's Lighting hires a professional mountain climber to scale the roofs of clients' houses and arrange the hundreds of twinkling lights that make up the elaborate patterns of the season.
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January 27, 1990 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With seasonal retail hiring adding thousands of workers to payrolls, Orange County's unemployment rate dropped to 2.4% in December from 2.6% in November, the state Employment Development Department reported. The jobless rate was the lowest since the 2.4% recorded in December, 1988. The EDD estimated the number of unemployed workers in the county last month at 32,800, down from 36,200 in November. Total number of jobs in the county rose 2.4% to 1.19 million in December from 1.
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January 27, 1990 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With seasonal retail hiring adding thousands of workers to payrolls, Orange County's unemployment rate dropped to 2.4% in December from 2.6% in November, the state Employment Development Department reported. The jobless rate was the lowest since the 2.4% recorded in December, 1988. The EDD estimated the number of unemployed workers in the county last month at 32,800, down from 36,200 in November. Total number of jobs in the county rose 2.4% to 1.19 million in December from 1.
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