Furloughs and voluntary retirement affected almost 1,000 in May/June. We’ll see what happens.
Topics regarding layoffs at BAE Systems
I think the whole CoronaV “downturn” and furloughing they’ve done to deal w it is probably just an excuse to clean house a bit without all the associated bad pr of a regular lay-off. My gut’s telling me that one person I know who was furloughed could... — read more
“Voluntary” layoffs and furloughs. Wonderful.
Navy Statement Below: In anticipation of a FY17 budget, the Navy issued request for proposals for the three Norfolk avails (Mason, Whidbey Island, Nitze) on April 1, 8, and 22, respectively. See the full thing here:... — read more
Now, this is a pattern for BAE - http://www.dailypress.com/business/newport-news-shipyard/dp-nws-bae-layoffs-20151216-story.html
Any more layoffs going to happen? If you have any info, please post with the location, department, and percentage being RIF.
400 were let go in Nov / Dec 2015 but now we will have 2016 cuts in March - it's the third wave in 3 months - this will be really bad and people are getting more and more upset and anxious. This is mostly due to cuts that Navy is doing and they are... — read more
There is about 2000 people working in SD - this is a shipyard. About 300 will be laid off by BAE. More job cuts to come. Proof? See it here... — read more
I have never worked in a company that had bigger discrepancy between competent workers and incompetent management. It’s the employees who are being laid off who are actually carrying BAE Systems, the management on all levels lacks in both knowledge... — read more
BAE Systems is bursting with nepotism. You have talented people worrying about being laid off when subpar employees can just laugh it off because their husband/wife/family member/friend has their back. Those same people have been hired in the first... — read more
This is good news for the company. Especially after France and Germany decided to forego BAE for its incoming next generation fighter jet, causing some worry in the UK... — read more
Can we stop with constant reorganizations? Everybody and their mother know that these are simply excuses to reduce the workforce even further. I actually like working here, I have decent benefits and pay, and the people around me are all great. I'd... — read more
It's no longer just a rumor - more than 1,000 jobs are being cut in the UK. From the article: Sky News has learnt that BAE will announce that many of the job cuts will affect its Warton plant in Preston, Lancashire, with the company's new chief... — read more
Nearly 150 people are being laid off by BAE Systems in the US. Their final day will be March 20. I guess after the big UK layoffs it was US' turn. it would have been too good to be true if we'd have managed to stay unaffected for once... — read more
More bad news from BAE, so it must be a day that ends with a y. The BAE Systems shipyard in Mobile will soon close down. Spokesperson Karl Johnson said the company is ending ship repair operations in the Port City in June. The shutdown will affect... — read more