I'm safe for now, however, considering how overloaded I am and what kind of pressure I'm under, it's the first time that I regret not being laid off. How busy are you? Does the leadership really think that the remaining employees will continue... — read more
Or is there more to come?
I left several years ago, when I was tired of seeing Novartis ruin what was once a great company and a great place to work for. I'm hoping that now Novartis is history, things will slowly go back to how they used to be. Has it started to happen yet?... — read more
Get ready, 2017 is fun, 2018 will be even more fun. It's job cuts time. Again.
I heard Alcon had layoffs today - is this true?
This will impact layoffs
Job cuts have been announced here is well, the cuts will take place over 3 to 6 month because of the EU and local law restrictions and council rules. Nothing is for sure right now but we know the cuts will take place
Our Research and Development in Irvine, CA got hit with almost 20 full time employees being let go. Overall, almost 300 in North America layoffs - two plans will be closed. Out of 300 let go in NA, 100 will be from R&D...
I used to work for Alcon - I left on my own while the getting was still good. I read these posts during my breaks because I wanted to see how my friends and those I hated did during the recent cuts. Also it's just curiosity to see how a place I was... — read more
Sip on your latte and enjoy the day
When I was at Alcon, I didn't fit in well with the old boys and the fine church ladies, so my career wasn't progressing that well. I thought I was doing something wrong that this was my fault. I also thought I wasn't cut out for corporate work -... — read more
That's retarded, he was a huge contributor for Alcon
This is what I heard: 2 months of minimum pay, up to July 13th, 2 weeks for 1 each year of service, additional retraining allowance of 2500 that you'll have to use w/in next 12 months.
I'm in Home Office, I have been there a long time. I am certain there will be layoffs on Wednesday 5/14. I have multiple sources who have confirmed this. The 14th vs the 15 has been confirmed, it's the 14th (Wednesday). This "was" expected in April... — read more
At least 1200 globally will be eliminated based on several sources. No clue how all of this impacts field sales, home office and fringe programs are almost certainly going to be annihilated. Europe is getting murdered on the numbers, what we have... — read more
Anyone can confirm this?
Layoffs will continue through Q3
I was part of the Alcon Laboratories layoff in 2009. I have been told I may have a case against them due to my time with the company and that I was injured on the job, undergoing 3 back surgeries. I was told at the time of my layoff that I would be... — read more
Layoffs again at Alcon - July 2012 - the rumor is that there is another round in works targeting time frame just around Labor Day
Is there a similar company in SoCal that is good in field of eye care?