It was revealed to the US Securities and Exchange Commission in a filing on May, 1, 2020, that CEO Bruce Thorn received a total compensation package of 6.55 million dollars for FY 2019. This is more than a million and a half MORE than the previous... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Big Lots Inc.
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I work for the big lots in ocala florida on e. Silver slrings ocala fl and not only are we under staffed and certain managers are rude you dont get paid for all the work you do and the harder you work the more they put on u for the same amount u are... — read more
I went to a store earlier today and the store was only half full with major shortages in food, electronics, home and cleaning supplies
Is this going to be an interesting year as it relates to Big Lots Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
Wondering how the recent drop in stock is going to affect more layoffs? They have already cut hours to nothing. I'm concerned what is next in operation north star now.
Is there going to be any reorg or Big Lots Layoffs in 2019?
I received the call on my day off, at home. A conference call letting me know that today is my last day of employment with the company. They sent some documents to my email after the call and it included a chart of severed employees, no names given... — read more
What's the biggest location, what's the overall employee count and how many employees work at Columbus?
Do you know what Big Lots stores: will be closed in 2019 location of each store to be closed what will happen with the real estate what will happen to the employees (transfers or layoffs)? Please chime in if you have any info. — read more
Corporate layoffs at Big Lots is a real thing. On 4/23 60+ Corporate Associates were walked out the front door. The entire company was put on notice at 9 AM to stay at their desks and wait for a call from HR, by 11 AM it was over. The building was on... — read more
After years with the company I was called into an office and told over the phone that they had restructured the stores and that my job no longer existed. I was to turn in my keys and talk to no one in the store about it. No Thank you for my years of... — read more
For anyone that was lay-off from Big Lots on Monday 7/29/2019 what was the reason given? Kinda a childish move to talk over the phone instead of talking face to face about being let go. Thanks for all you do for Jennifer but you didn’t do enough
As someone that was wrongfully let go a few years back, I sympathize with everyone. I’m sure if I was still there that I’d be one the ones getting a phone call. I gave years to company, blood, sweat and tears. I wasn’t until I was forced to find work... — read more
My assumption is that the company let all the assistants go and then re-invented their jobs at lower salaries to save money. If money is the object then how is it that we ran on strict hours, got threatened with a write up if we went over, but when... — read more
Is this a fact? Many rumors are out there can someone confirm or deny this rumor about Big Lots?
Don't get complacent people, everything points to this being just the beginning... If you have a chance to leave on your own, now's the time to grab it. I already started looking, and I'll sure be leaving this place the first chance I get. The... — read more
Worked at BL for 7 years was called on the phone and "let go" following a conference call today. Told the ATLS (worked at BL for less than a yr) is now going to be furniture manager and STL is over furniture. What a joke?!?!
From what I can see, there is ZERO media attention given to these layoffs at Big Lots. And we are not talking just a few people here, this is huge! So why is it? Are we not interesting enough to merit coverage? Or is Big Lots working hard on... — read more
Who else took the package and now isn’t getting paid correctly?
There are 4 times more applicants with a Bachelor's Degree than those with a High School Degree. 46% of applicants have a Bachelor's Degree. 39% have no degree. 9% have a High School Degree.
They let hardworking assistants go so they can reinvent the same role in some of the stores with a much lower salary. Ironic that they let go people who had done nothing wrong but kept a district manager in a major southern city market even though... — read more
Will there be more layoffs at Big Lots in the following several weeks? Or any time soon, for that matter?
I didn't accept the severance package, now I changed my mind is it too late to contact HR???
Wanted to start by expressing my extreme disappointment in the company. I've been with Big lots for 5 years and I've seen cutback after cutback eat away at our store and our work environment. Bruce and his consulting team are going to drive us... — read more
Who has more info? There is a ton of rumors on the internet that BL would be closing stores left and right? Is this reliable info? Or is it a hoax? How many stores will be closed?
is it really closing? We heard rumors
As a store manager for Big Lots it always angers me to have upper management make these asinine decisions at the store level when most of them have never worked the floors! We are expected to run a store successfully with very few hours allotted for... — read more
Is it possible that we'll have layoffs, RIFs or job cuts in Columbus.
Do you have a list of Big Lots stores that will be closing in 2016
Hello All - I see that our stock is melting and that we'll likely be closing stores very soon. My hunch that some of the stores will decrease in size as well. Big Lots will have to cut payroll too, both in Corporate and in stores. I wanted to see if... — read more
What do you think, what our likelihood of having layoffs in Columbus.
What is the likelihood of Big Lots layoffs in Columbus in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.
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I have 21 years with the company never had a write-up in my file it comes down to the fact of whether your district manager likes you or not and I know for a fact that mine did not. There's no rhyme or reason I have worked with an assistant who is... — read more
And now my job is being advertised as an 'open position' on the internet. Sick and illegal. That's it. I wish I had money to sue.
Was curious as to how many STLs were let go during the lay-off that rated their supervisor or company poor during the BIG survey. Also have they ever went over the results of the survey yet.
I don’t mean to minimize the seriousness of the Corona Virus situation. People are dying and at this point it is most important for all of us to get out of this situation alive and well.However, our leadership never cared for the employees so I... — read more