Why drag it out? Just let everybody so know so they can get rid of their false hope and move on.
I have been working here for almost 7 years and have never had more work to do. The pace of work is just too much. I love my job a lot, but I don't know how long I will be able to continue until the total burnout. Work-life balance has become a total... — read more
Anyone else keep an eye on tax forms? Certain individuals from 2019 and 2020 filings got bumps of either 35 thousand to 85 thousand.
With cases increasing they making vaccine mandatory by November. I’m still not getting it. F* U Ascension
2014: Ascension’s critics say the health ministry has strayed from its mission. “Why is this organization charitable? In my view, it’s not,” said John Colombo, a professor at the University of Illinois College of Law and expert on tax-exempt... — read more
Take the 2018 case of the money-losing Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. Ascension closed it because it couldn’t pay enough tribute money to the Peloton-riding lard tubs in St. Louis. But the closure of the hospital triggered an attorney... — read more
Some hospitals, such as the New York hospital at the following link… https://dailygazette.com/2020/03/26/st-mary-s-healthcare-announces-it-will-return-to-being-an-independent-organization/ …have figured out that the amount of money they pay... — read more
I used to enjoy doing my job at this company. Now I can’t wait to find a new option. I’m even willing to move for a new job, something that I didn't even want to consider before because of my private situation. I don't understand why a great company... — read more
I joined 3 years ago knowing no company, no job and no boss is perfect. You will have 2 types of managers. One will help you along the way and guide you into building your career. The other unfortunately will throw you into the deep end and hope you... — read more
I found a new job within 3 weeks. Some tried to get me to stay because in their view nowhere was the grass much greener, but I decided to leave anyway. I think there are no arguments to stay here unless you can’t find a new job. It seems that... — read more
There used to be, a lot of them, but now..... Integrity? No! Honesty? No! Trustworthiness? No. I wonder where all those values disappeared, what happened and when did it all go downhill? I am also a bit nostalgic when I remember how everything... — read more
Does anyone know if we will have to sign a severance agreement next month which waives our right to sue for wrongful termination?
Aren't we still in a pandemic? Joseph Impicciche, president and chief executive officer of the St. Louis-based health system, informed its nearly 160,000 employees that it will protect their pay and not lay off employees during the pandemic. The... — read more
The first thing that is missing when it comes to rescuing this company from hitting the rock bottom, is that decision makers need to take responsibility for the mistakes that have brought the company into this state. However, I doubt very much that... — read more
Many IT people are leaving before the August move overseas. Some are not giving any notice. There one day and gone the next. This makes it rough on those left. What Ascension is doing is wrong, but they let people know well in advance. In many... — read more
I think things have been going from bad to worse for a while now and even the biggest optimists can see the writing on the wall by now. You have two choices here, either leave on your own terms or wait for them to let you go (with or without... — read more
Will negative publicity force leadership back to slightly more ethical behavior as someone mentioned? AH is getting more and more negative publicity for a reason, and their arrogance contributes to further degrading the company's name. I hope... — read more
Ascension is eliminating on-site jobs in Indiana and outsourcing them to a contactor based in India instead. A few of the now former employees told I-Team 8 they were asked to train their replacements. ... — read more
Ascension opening their old bag of tricks: https://news.yahoo.com/ascension-st-vincent-layoffs-target-121607583.html
Are you one of those people too? I’ve been working here for a long time and I personally don’t remember it ever happening before that at one point so many people were thinking about quitting. A colleague and I gave notices last week because we could... — read more
I’m still safe, but I know a person who has been looking for a better job since October last year. She accepted the first option she was given, because she was not able to wait for something better, but even in the meantime, nothing better has... — read more
Will the last person leaving Ascension Technologies — turn out the lights.
Has anyone heard of the TAA Act and does it apply to us? It says it’s to assist those who have lost their jobs due to outsourcing to other countries.
Are layoffs done for the year? Or more to come?
For those that unfortunately are getting cut and that used Ascension's retirement plan, what will happen with your Ascension Retirement Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) funds? I had the understanding that funds in that account were to be used... — read more
Everyone who is part of the Ascension Defined Contribution Pension Plan please look at your last statement, whatever year, and look at your benefit. Look here https://ascension.ehr.com/ESS/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fESS%2f A couple of us... — read more
They just announced you can only use 80 hours of PTO through your firing date in three months. I have well over twice that in front loaded PTO since I have not used it this year. They are not going to pay out PTO either.
There are people who always think they won’t be the target and are very confident that they won’t be on the layoff list. Such is the story of my former colleague here. Taking his hard work into account, he was by no means supposed to be laid off... — read more
Anyone else find it interesting that news articles say layoffs between August 8th and December 10th? It was in an official WARN letter sent in Michigan. They never mentioned December in any of the meetings. So yes, there is another round of layoffs... — read more
I noticed that HCL is advertising for "Deskside Support Technicians" in at least one of the Ascension markets. I know there are rumours floating around about HCL taking over desktop support but I do not remember anything official being announced...
Typically, offshore accounts for 70-80% of a project while onshore is in the 20-30% range. In the COVID-19 era, markets are seeing a clear 50% reduction in onshore and 5-15% rise in offshore share, said Phil Fersht, founder and CEO, HfS Research. The... — read more
It may not mean anything to anyone, but I want to give my support to people who were not sufficiently prepared for these layoffs. I did a very stupid thing when I quit without having another option, and the reason for quitting was that I could no... — read more
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I now realize that layoffs are far from over and I'm more worried than ever. Somebody told me that it's the older employees who are in most danger due to higher pay which has me in a state of panic. I would think they'd value our experience and... — read more
for so many layoffs? Couldn’t some jobs have been saved?
I’ve been disappointed in this company before, but this is definitely a new low. Is it possible that they are so secretive when it comes to layoffs? To them we are just not important, that's the point. If nothing else, they could be a little more... — read more