Albertsons is keeping it extremely low-key and quiet, but they're slowly laying off corporate employees.
‘We’re really worried’: US supermarket mega-merger raises mass layoff fears
CEOs defend merger
Private Equity Looting
Washington state AG Bob Ferguson filed a suit to stop the absurd Albertsons $4B special dividend in the Kroger merger. https://www.atg.wa.gov/news/news-releases/ag-ferguson-files-lawsuit-block-albertsons-paying-4-billion-shareholders-merger On... — read more
Some stores will close
This is a fact. The best thing to do now is to be prepared and have a plan ready for when it happens. The good thing is that stores can't close overnight, so even if you're not a full-timer and you won't get severance, you can look forward to a... — read more
Merger announcement just removed my dilemma
I would have left even if the merger wasn't announced because this company is literally squeezing people. It has become impossible to meet all the expectations imposed on employees. The announcement only helped me decide whether to leave as... — read more
"United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770 Says Merger ‘Must Be Stopped’ to Prevent Monopoly"
Is anybody else really nervous about the announced merger?
I'm not sure what to think. I'm trying to decide if I should leave right now on my own terms or if I should risk it and wait until things settle down to see how this plays out. I know how mergers work. There are always cuts involved on every level so... — read more
We'll know more after tomorrow
Quarterly financial reports are usually a good indicator of what might be coming down the line for us. I'm hoping for the best but expecting the worst.
When can we expect cuts?
People keep mentioning more cuts coming our way, but there's no time frame attached to it. Does anybody know when this could be?
Shame on this company!
It’s not that I lived a life of luxury with the money earned working as a delivery worker at Albertsons, but that job meant a lot to me and I was ruined by the news that I was no longer needed. Replacing us with gig and contract workers only shows... — read more
Albertson's closing 5 Houston-area Randall's store by mid-February 2020
https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2020/01/13/randalls-closing-5-houston-area-stores/ Currently the only article I can find on it, can't even find the PR. Also trying to see if there are any other closings outside of Houston. Also, wasn't... — read more
A VP needs to be fired for this stunt.
The Albertsons website doesn't handle the password sequence correctly. What this means is when I pass a certain sequence of characters, the site will let me access any ones personal information. And since the programming is sloppy, it doesn't trip... — read more
Well looks like Albertsons will be laying off soon. The company will transition to auto selection in the distribution centers in California. F--- these guys. Gave 20 years of my life to these a--holes. It’s all about $$$$ not the people. Don’t... — read more
...I wake up, sleepily make my way to the bathroom, turn the shower on and literally spin right round to vomit in the toilet. I hurl while the shower water is warming and then I’m hit with gut crushing dry heaves as the bathroom fills with steam... — read more
Christmas Hours/Holiday Schedule
Does anybody know if we will be opening on Christmas Day in California? Also, are all the managers working full shifts on that day (if we are open)
And with that, my Manager can go blow me
During the many years that I've been given only 15 hrs a week and been passed over promotions because the boss decided to make his daughter's boyfriend a Head Clerk, I've saved up money and made a product that I feel has market value. I also managed... — read more
Huge layoff coming
Albertsons doesn't care for their former Safeway employees! It's so sad! There is a planned huge layoff coming up after or before the Holidays! That's why they hired new security guards who stand in front of the doors when you walk into the front... — read more
Albertsons Layoff IT Department/EEOC Lawsuit
So my co worker who worked for the IT department of Albertsons was laid off after working there for over 20 years! They decided to replace their loyal employees for cheaper labor located in the Philipines...smh... meanwhile our computer systems are... — read more
Anybody has any ideas how will the failed merger between Albertsons and Rite Aid affect everybody? I'm personally hoping for the best, as we know there would have been layoffs on both sides had the acquisition gone through, but now I'm fearing the... — read more
Two Seattle Albertsons closing
Here we go. More store closures have been announced, this time it's two Seattle stores. A Safeway store in Greenwood and an Albertsons on Aurora Avenue North will close its doors for good on June 16. Pretty sure we can expect more similar... — read more
Albertsons layoffs February 2018
Albertsons just announced layoffs at its Phoenix location. I guess nobody is resistant to the current situation in retail and grocery store sector. According to WARN, 76 people will lose their jobs. Hopefully this is not just a preview of more to... — read more
Speaking of IT at Albertsons
I wrote a phone app that communicates with Albertsons computers. That's no big deal. What is a big deal is that part of the http headers from the development servers is showing up on the regular sites http headers. What this means is that my PC can... — read more
Update A lot going on in Texas, Safeway store directors, office staff, ops continue to disappear. Turnover is worse now and we thought it couldn't get worse. Albertsons banner stores have significantly more labor than the Tom Thumb and market street... — read more
All IT budgets are cut or become inexistent. There were more layoffs last week at the corporate office in Pleasanton.
IT investment? Are you kidding me? They are cutting budgets in the IT left and right. It's 'keep the wheels on' philosophy only, they think that cutting IT resources and laying them off brings huge savings. We'll see what happens in 5 years from now... — read more
The new combined company is succeeding. The two teams have integrated well, and are working thru the issues....
Good News: All the insane things Safeway had store managers due that didn't matter to customers, employees, or the business have gone away. The new company is making good decisions. Need to continue daily out of stock scans, to reduce out of stocks... — read more
From Glassdoor.com: Horrible, spring 2013 purchased Jewel Osco, that's when the nightmare started.
I have been working at Cerberus Capital Management full-time (more than 10 years) Pros Tenure associates have good health benefits, medical, vison and dental for family even for part time associates. 401k retirement as well. Cons Management from... — read more
2015 Merger Driven Layoffs at Albertsons
Do you know if we'll have layoffs based on the merger? Is this going to adversely affect anyone here? Are IT jobs safe and how will merger go in your opinion?