Abbott Laboratories Layoffs

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Corporate IT Shakeup

From the CafePharma board, Nancy Berce (Queen of Outsourcing) will retire at the end of March. The damage she has done with the Wipro agreement is massive. Whether forced or consentual, there will be changed in information tech coming. Do not know... read more

No time to breathe

In the beginning I enjoyed working for Abbott but after awhile i realized all this company cared about was the end results. It didn’t matter that you worked long hours day in and day out just to fulfill their expectations that most times were very... read more

Toxic atmosphere, bring a mask!

There are employees at Abbott that do not understand the concept of teamwork. In lieu of succeeding as a team, some would rather let you drown to achieve personal gain. Gossip is rampant, and expect retaliation for any constructive feedback that... read more

IT jobs may go to Wipro or just OUT.

IT jobs may go to Wipro or just OUT. With the St. Jude IT staff incoming as well, they will have to shed these skilled workers and keep the H1-B visa staff in India. Wipro is indeed taking over all controls, believing that the more control = better... read more

HBU Staff Reduction

Please post if you have more details about redundancies (HBU). Thank you!
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Greatest asset

To improve moral, honor & reward all employees regularly, bring back our beloved employee bonus program that SJM took away but kept it for the management only. Also, further invest in your employees which are your greatest asset. Or, so you say. And... read more

Abbot Labs Layoffs 2017

I know that people are concerned - don’t be - but I heard from someone pretty high up in our corporate office that they planned layoffs but that plan was abandoned, so we are safe here in Abbott Park.

Abbott Maintenance layoff 2016 and 2017

That's the rumor, I left in 2015 so I cannot tell you about 2016 and 2017 layoffs but that's the rumor I am hearing as of Aug 2016
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Massive Outsourcing Move

Now, we have 180 folks gone, and Wipro will be taking over, they will for sure load the staff with super cheap #H1B visa holder, indentured servants who just work and ask no questions. Perforect. We were told about the cuts on Feb. 22 the last day on... read more

The Abbott Way! The American way!

From the start Abbott Vascular strategically inserted native Irish employees in key positions at their Menlo Park site. Once their product is stabilized, bye-bye to that American manufacturing facility and the American workers' jobs, hello to Ireland... read more

Abbot Labs Layoffs 2016

What is the likelihood of Abbot Labs layoffs in Abbott Park in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.

Outsourced Jobs

after the layoffs were announced, management here said practically nothing about them. IT is being outsourced to another company. Can elements of R&D and manufacturing be far behind?

Still very silent here

I did not see much talk about Abbott layoffs on Cafe Pharma as well, for whatever reason there is not much folks discussing it - however, 2014 will turn out to be a huge layoff year for us.

Abbott Vascular - Temecula, CA

Cuts are happening all the time, downsizing is here to stay. Moving jobs overseas and finding efficiency in the process (maybe). Vascular used to be great but now it's all going down hill. I think Abbott had around 5000 employees, now we have less... read more

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