AT&T Layoffs

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Report H1B abuse to USCIS?

Has anyone in ATO reported H1B abuse to USCIS? I see a number of shady things in ATO but not sure how to gather proof of legal violations. Is it enough to report the below patterns? What other things could be reported? I would really like to... —  read more 

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To understand what is happening to T

One only meed read this article: https://newrepublic.com/article/154944/boeing-737-max-investigation-indonesia-lion-air-ethiopian-airlines-managerial-revolution In my estimation all these folks sit on one another's boards and create a cult of... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11bZjEV5

Should Do These 3 Things Today

T is really bad at downsizing, so you'd best get going while the going is good. It's no secret that T is in big trouble. The company will be forcedto cut its formerly-reliable dividends in half and its newly appointed CEO may not be who you think... —  read more 

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No COLA on Pension Benefit.

If there's no Cost of Living Adjustment on the monthly annuity doesn't that make an easier decision to take the Lump Sum? Basically the first check received will have the greatest purchasing power and each subsequent check will be worth less and... —  read more 

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Post ID: @119XQJwj

Six Sigma/MSOC failure.

MSOC is the b–tard child of Lean Six Sigma. A scam from the beginning, I cannot blame it for the failure of AT&T but it certainly played a part. Part of the downfall of General Electric. https://sixsigmafails.com/ge-six-sigma-failure

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Switching to Accenture

Should I assume I'll be better off as Accenture has very little messages on this board and they do have 400,000 people working for them?

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Post ID: @119FZOGM

Tell us what you plan with the company already.

Of course im talking about the leadership. This year we’ve only seen layoffs , reorgs and outsourcing,without a single concrete word about what the company is going to become and what direction it will go in. The media business, as far as I can see... —  read more 

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Post ID: @118YmDbW

Can't wait for Monday

I wonder what's the next scandalous thing AT&T will be uncovered to be a part of next week - considering that it seems to be about a weekly thing with this company. I wonder if we'll ever get to a point again when the majority of our media... —  read more 

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Post ID: @118BmZTY

Employee Benefits

It's not all that dark and dismal. Look at the range of benefits many employees get. Insurance, Health & Wellness Health Insurance Dental Insurance Flexible Spending Account FSA Vision Insurance Health Savings Account HAS ... —  read more 

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Post ID: @118j2Rvh

Red October- almost here

Hearing from my manager that there are some crazy reorgs coming soon for outside orgs. More manger surpluses which will result in much bigger areas of responsibilities, larger crew size & combination crews of various titles for each manager... —  read more 

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Post ID: @118fEj1i

Deal with Accenture

When is the deal to Accenture going to be announced? Which orgs are impacted? Anyone has some more credible information on it?

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Post ID: @117w9Syi

AT&T might sell DirecTV after all – report

According to the Wall Street Journal, the company is exploring a divestiture. It has looked at potentially spinning off DirecTV into a separate public company, or potentially selling the company’s assets to rival satellite distributor Dish... —  read more 

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Post ID: @117C1qzh

Office Too Crowded

With everyone forced to come in to collaboration zones everyday the office is way too crowded. No where to sit and good luck if you have to find a bathroom stall after lunch. I'm waiting for the tents and porta potties to be set up in the parking... —  read more 

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Post ID: @1174YSV9

What worries me...

At least for bargained employees, surplusses only come around every quarter, but outsourcing can happen to anybody at any time. Keep that in mind the next time you feel safe after a quarterly surplus announcement.

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Post ID: @117E9l5X

pay up!!

AT&T Facing Thousands of Consumer Complaints About Bait-and-Switch Overcharging A CBS News investigation has revealed over 4,200 customer complaints that have been filed with the federal government against AT&T and DirecTV relating to false... —  read more 

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Post ID: @117QTnWv

DTV is being used as a disclipinary tool

Can't SUBMIT any sales, you know for a floundering business, and in an area that is 50% saturated with DTV and of the remainiij ng only about 10% MAY be able to get it, but don't want it because cable tv pricing s—s to them? Then pack your bags

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Post ID: @117MyojK

DTV Buy High Sell Low

All within 5 years. But no one saw Cord Cutting coming so it can't be Executives Fault. That's sarcasm for the Chief of Staff who follows this board. Watch over the next 10 years as the pieces of TWX chopped up are sold off and flourish under new... —  read more 

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Post ID: @1172GwU4

Customers don’t care about yesterday

The competition still believes in customer service and their network. Imagine that. The new AT&T in their arrogance puts their efforts into out of date monopolistic process minutia and micromanagement while still riding the coattails of the old AT&T... —  read more 

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Post ID: @117s8GM9

Layoffs in ABS coming - data point

Sorabh Saxena had said that they weren't going to do any more layoffs this year (after my org under him lost 25% and 12%, respectively on two separate 2019 "events"). Just got word that his org will be undergoing another layoff as early as... —  read more 

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Post ID: @117ckiGm

Years ago when Verizon Wireless was

Kicking our tails and dominating I attended a task force strategy meeting. I asked what are they doing that we are not doing and has anyone thought of having 50-100 employees use Verizon service for a period of time and go through the motions. What I... —  read more 

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