CA Technologies (CA Inc.) Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at CA Technologies (CA Inc.)


Do you have a list, by country (lastname) of the worst chocolate noze who survived to the brcm take over? Take a screenshot, this could be erased...

Layoffs method

I'm no longer CA but after months, still i don't understand what was the method BRCM used to lay off people..... do you have any idea?

Vancouver office relocating

The Vancouver APIM office is moving to suburban Richmond. A steady stream of people are leaving. Looks like the APIM product won't be around too long if all the senior engineers walk out. Any other office losing people due to relocation?

RSU Vesting

Has anyone who was on WARN received their stock yet?
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How has the acquisition worked out for you?

I see by some of the posts here that there are people who believe that Broadcom acquisition is the best thing that could have happened to CA. I certainly don't feel that way but I'm curious to find out how many people really feel like they are better... read more

Islandia Closing

Heard from an outside Commercial Real Estate Company that the building owners are working on a contract with another organization on renting out the property. Makes sense since the building is not at full capacity,,,....

Mike Gregoire

Hello everyone, What has happened to our old boss Mike? Is he term as well, since he was just recently promoted to board director of CA?

More layoffs?

Layoffs might be happening at CA and not Erstwhile BRCM Read this over on Broadcom page, is there any more info on it? Are we really looking at more layoffs at CA as soon as March? I'm really getting tired of constantly having to worry about possible... read more


Most people in Islandia are not all that worried because nothing has been definitively said about the fate of the office. In fact, no one in either side of mgmt has said anything about there not being an Islandia location post acquisition. So again... read more

Transition end

Has anyone had their transition ended early - either by requesting it, Broadcom ending it early, or Broadcom firing you for cause? Any negotiating for the first two scenarios?

Broadcom Release

The Broadcom Release letter demands a lot of things, and offers very little. Is anyone refusing to sign this? Are people considering legal action/class-action?

Female Leadership?

Honest and sincere question here for anyone with Broadcom history. Are there any females in leadership roles or higher levels? I understand this industry is currently predominantly male, but wasn’t aware how obvious this was until they consolidated... read more

Base pay frozen in time

Broadcom was nice to offer such a great package. Rumor is base salary is frozen unless promoted. Curious is this true?

How is job hunting going?

In case people who were laid off still check this forum, would you mind sharing with us how is the job search going? One of my former coworkers is complaining that the situation is bleak and anything he gets offered is significantly lower in pay than... read more

Welcome Letter Improvement

I’m laughing at Broadcom’s deadline :) I get improved offers over and over again with more RSUs, cash signature bonus and compensation raises! Let’s see how far they go!?

CA Services to HCL Transfer letters

Received in Europe today. Very generic, not information attached about IC, benefits (lost de company car, lost full insurance health for all family) Your opinion?

More layoffs?

There was some talk about more layoffs after the holidays. Any news on that?

Happy 2019 or not...

I’m happy with my with my offer, but something doesn’t feel right. Hmm maybe it’s just that Broadcom leaves this odd taste in my mouth. Maybe the RSU just feels like a bribe or they want us to not pay attention to something. I think I’m going to... read more

COBRA Continuation run around

Anyone else having a problem trying to enroll for the remaining of their COBRA for 2019? I was part of last year's wave. Things have been going great while working with CA HR. Then it when it came time for open enrollment I found out that going... read more

“Welcome” letter

Has anyone signed it yet? Their conduct is very illegal in Europe. The ship is sinking. Seems like management are now panicking with the number of resignations and push back on the new package and threat of legal action. Ashok says in Town Hall... read more

Don't be naive

Are there people here who honestly believe we are done with layoffs? That Broadcom will happily keep on everybody who is left forever and ever? Seriously? Get real, people. The former CA employees will be continuously trimmed until all but a... read more

Substantial changes at CA

If you read between the lines this article, that is based on Broadcom's CEO’ plans for CA it is obvious that more cuts are on the way. Substantial changes, less costs-more profits, focusing on existing customers are just words that signal significant... read more

Not Facebook or google numbers

People please these offers are only good for India. The rest of world they don’t even come close to the top tech companies. My offer for level 4 is what a new hire at Facebook , google, LinkedIn would get. Not Netflix , but they earn more in base... read more

Vesting policy

I have got 400 rsu..does that mean from 2019 every year I'll be getting 100..and if I'm fired I'll be getting all 400 at once

Broadcom ranks

Can someone from Broadcom clear up this confusion. We had these software engineer titles As I recall CA had these titles Associate se Software engineer Sr se Principal se Sr principal Consultant Staff Distinguished I believe the first 5 titles map to... read more

Welcome Letters / Stocks

Most everyone should be getting their letters today. Mind sharing some details as below: Level: Principle 4 yrs RSU: 2500 Bonus Target: 25%

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