BD (Becton Dickinson & Co.) Layoffs

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Anyone in Facilities Targeted for Outsourcing

BD will soon be adopting a model of facilities management similar to the one soon to be integrated into Lowes. That model will result in thousands being laid off at Lowe’s. Permanent reductions to increase the bottom line. Maryland will be the first... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10lrzszu

BD begging for HR lawsuit?

Is there a common thread that connects all employees who were recently laid off? What happens when all the ole boys retire? What’s the stock price? 6 months from now? The rich will get richer....

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Post ID: @1058fF5d

Man up and make the move!

I'm so confused over the good talents employees in BD... why don't you just leave this company? you guys have made good fights... specially those who had worked at least 12-15+ years. There are tons of other good companies in SD. You guys know it... —  read more 

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Post ID: @104obuKD

Layoffs definitely coming

My sound sources say that MD will indeed have huge cuts. They are doing great keeping a relative lid on what will definitely be coming down in OCT-2019 - Feb 2021. New improvements made in MD will help the company with broader tax breaks. The younger... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZSDRKuc

When did this happen?

When did we become the type of company where employees have to fear layoffs on monthly, if not weekly bases? BD used to be a great place to work for... But things have changed so much that it has become nearly unrecognizable. Sad to see what we have... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZS8Zifb

Life Sciences Maryland...Everyone Wake Up

Life Sciences Maryland looming pending layoffs-yes. Keeping it hidden very well. The post of Life Sciences Maryland is right on target. People have to recognize that the obligation of the corporate leadership is to the shareholders not employees... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZQhUvO9

Life Sciences Maryland. . . Prepare Yourselves

Life Sciences in Maryland will face big time cuts in Fall 2019. Managers from Facilities to IT to you name it first in the upper echelon HR pipeline targeted for reducing costs to increase profits. Although some may believe that they are too... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZOEAqXy

Quality org restructuring?

Does anyone have more details of Quality Org restructuring? I know they were some changes at Baltimore and FLakes. Can you share more info if you know what is happening?

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Post ID: @ZFNA49v

How to know if layoffs are coming to Becton Dickinson

I worked at BD for 22 years and learned that there is only one fool proof way to determine if layoffs are coming. If you have access to the conference room reservation database look for banks of all day reservations by HR. If you see that get ready... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Z4F4hIn

Spring Layoffs 2019 Maryland

I came to BD, in part, because a sustainability engineer came to give us a presentation. Seeing him in action and hearing from staff how incompetent he is, his training was milking cows. No practice of green farming practices and was laid off packing... —  read more 

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Post ID: @X57UI7i

What happened to the CIO?

He just leaves and that's it? It's like he just dropped the mic like, "I'm out, peace!". I didn't even get to tell him thanks for outsourcing me!

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Post ID: @W1cfzfx

Who manages BD 401k funds?

Could someone let me know who manages BDs 401k accounts. Bard uses Vanguard, wondering if BD is the same.

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Post ID: @VuaprAo

September layoffs at Becton Dickinson

The writing's on the wall. almost all projects are out sourced, and not many projects in house. I heard this layoff in September is going to hit MMS R&D hard, and it 's going to be big. Get your resume cleaned up!!! Any more info on this? Is this... —  read more 

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Post ID: @UKDzS6c

Sh--hole

They should shut the whole place down.

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Post ID: @UqHAwpG

APAC region

There were layoffs in several departments in APAC region a few months back. Things will get better at some point, but the thing is, there are layoffs and there will always be layoffs at BD. I hope all is good in your neck of of the woods, enjoy it as... —  read more 

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Post ID: @TKo6JwW

BDX buying Akers?

Rumors are going around now about a soon to be announced acquisition of Akers Bioscience, another NJ based company. Has anyone else also heard this?

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Post ID: @SZneoEe

Customer Centric Approach... Not...

The issue is that the company is focusing only on appearance, to make good impression on stakeholders. The substance is non existing. Pretending to do what is right, and actually doing the opposite. Pretending to do innovation, and cutting R&D... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Sgq6rVv

March 1 layoffs

There were layoffs in varying departments in APAC region today. Does anybody know more about this? How many? I'm always scared when I hear layoffs have been happening in any part of the world, as that usually means that we will be next in line. I... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RY8JaYK

BD Layoffs in Sparks, MD

Has anyone heard about any upcoming layoffs in Sparks, and who would be effected? The recent waves have had some of us pretty worried. We wish they would do it all at once, doing it in waves creates such anxiety.

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Post ID: @RW105Mc

Next round of layoffs

Anyone know when next round of layoffs are starting? Rumours I keep hearing are last week of February and March?

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Post ID: @ROLMnWM

Are we done for now?

Anybody knows if the BD layoffs are done for now? From what I can see, dozens of people have been notified in the past three days, but right now it seems like the storm is over. Is this just a temporary reprieve, or can we actually relax for a bit?... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RqtpkTO

January 26 layoffs

Heard the date 1/26. Execs are acting like its around the corner too with making themselves scarce and meeting. We were told Jan. And March so its soon. I heard a similar thing about the layoffs from a coworker, but I don't know who he got the... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RdCaURy

Another Victory For Oursourcing

The US government is likely to withdraw its move ending granting extensions to H-1B visa-holders who were waiting for permanent residency — the Green Card — which could have led to the deportation of at least 500,000 Indians. An announcement is... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RatWjuA

BD-Bard Day 1 - day of reckoning

Now that the BD-Bard acquisition has settled how long before layoffs begin? Any ex-employees from Carefusion have any comments? My general understanding is that the mass exodus began about 3 months after BD bought Carefusion.

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Post ID: @R4HFBw7

BDX Maryland Targeted Cuts Coming Soon

The really long earlier thread noting the coming closures in Maryland is certainly in the works. The company is going to take advantage of some of the deregulation at the federal level. BDX Execs want to reduce costs by cutting. They recognize the... —  read more 

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