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Topics regarding layoffs at CenturyLink
Level3/centurylink will be selling off its copper divisions to a new spin -off the new company will be called Wise Connect
Still no PPE in tHe NE, literally taking life into own hands. Meanwhile these CWA IBEW unions not taking action or giving any real direction or guidance on how we should be aporoaching the matter during a national emergency. CenturyLink dont care... — read more
https://about.att.com/pages/COVID-19.html Yet we still have no masks, inventory shortages of hand sanitizer and no wipes. Thank goodness I received my XL gloves... their only 2 sizes too large... We are still required to go inside to wire... — read more
How everyone in your workgroup doing exact same job, can work from home but one person . The same person with the most seniority and in a high risk group? Guess the Final decision will be made by Covid-19. I see more lawsuits in your future... — read more
We as technicians should be getting hazard pay. No hand sanitizer, no antibacterial wipes, gloves or masks. Told to work inside homes and businesses of possibly infected customers. The government has declared the coronavirus a national pandemic and... — read more
After 41 years I finally had enough and took the package. Best thing I have ever done. I have watched a once great company slowly go to hell in a hand bag. I feel sorry for those just starting out or everyone who isn’t old enough to retire. It amazes... — read more
With the current crisis, it’s not hard to forecast Jeff’s next move. He’s going to use this crisis as a way to further reduce union technician and related management presence With limited exposure to scrutiny by blaming it on the crisis. It’s a... — read more
The Union should advise the company for the safety of its members and their employees no work will be done past the NID for residential customers. If a technician is on a repair ticket (pots or VV) and the trouble is inside the home the technician... — read more
With minimal protection for field staff and still running business as usual, can the company be held liable for any technician contracting the virus?
I saw the post from the company regarding customer contact. I have been in many homes were people are home sick. Most are not forthcoming regarding their health. I am not a doctor and cannot readily assess if a customer is infected with the virus... — read more
At what point will the outside techs be pulled do to coronavirus restrictions. No towels,scrubs,sanitizer in storerooms. But yet we have to go in everybody’s house. 🤢
Does anybody know if the Centurylink scholarship is still available for graduating seniors of employees or did they drop it .
Why is the cwa trying to unionize contractors instead of using their time to fight for the employees that are paying them union dues. This union is so weak they need to start stepping up and fighting for the contract that we have. First they screw us... — read more
VSPP being offered 3-11 Denver market. Not sure if this is in addition to the 42 announced techs being layed off.
Utah National manager laid off. SRO is next
IT workers among those targeted and they had no idea this was coming ... the new stealth layoffs continue. No wonder morale s—s.
Did anyone else think that meeting was a waste of time? As usual, let’s cherry pick questions and take very long to answer them. When it came to if they are still looking to sell the consumer side, he skirts around the question like a politician. But... — read more
What's the impact and what are your thoughts?
1 AOM manager NJ, dismissed. another 2 NJ SROs to be dismissed by friday. local telco side will start to be merged into national.
This was the rumor that I heard from management in early January. After this Last buyout (EISSP) was offered in Las Vegas it would be the last one, then layoffs would commence. It appears not to be a rumor anymore. The company will probably go back... — read more
St.Paul/Minneapolis. The contractors have full routes 3 gpon installs per tech and us union members leave with a future vn or a pots out of service. Never seen anything like this before! The ship had sunk!
Has anyone in this place heard anything about an STI payout ? Our genius boss only can say that it has been submitted, If I remember didn't we have some sort of news/payout percentage by this time last year?
Job Title: CO-Circuit/Transport-CENTRAL OFFICE TECHNICIAN Location: Crestview, FL Duration: 9 months Central Office (Switch) Maintenance Special Services/Design Services Installation and Maintenance Technician– An individual that has highly... — read more
When is the IBEW employee's going to get it ? What about legacy L3. Any rumors from other Union members ? Seems like the Union's don't communicate much if any.
Doesn’t look good for the future. Hope we can all swim to shore
Minneapolis Broadband & Net - 60 St. Paul Broadband & Net - 60 Outstate/COT/CDT/CSS - 34 Resolution Date May 21st 2020
Denver BB / net tech 42 CDT 2 CSS 2 Boulder BB 5 CDT 2 Fort Collins BB 5 Loveland BB 2
Net tech/Broadband Park City 1 Ogden 4 Salt Lake City 7 Provo 4 St George 2 18 techs off the books by May 21 2020
Net Tech/Broadband Tech Portland, OR 16 Renton, WA 7 Bellingham, WA 1 Bremerton, WA 4 Colville, WA 1 Olympia, WA 5 Pasco, WA 2 Seattle, WA 12 Spokane, WA 7 Tacoma, WA 12 Yakima, WA 2 CDT Klamath Falls, OR 1 Yakima, WA... — read more
I'm so tired of waiting and so tired of stressing over this. If I find out I'm laid off it'll be hard but at least I'll know where I am and what I need to do. Right now, it feels like I'm stuck in limbo. No idea what's happening and no idea what my... — read more
So i took the package on my last day was given exit paperwork that said there was a non solicit non complete clause even though never saw it and boss wasn't there last day so no info or copies of signed paperwork. Did say if you didn't sign it no... — read more
This has been going on since last summer in Phoenix. We find a cut cable (any size) and instead of staying and splicing it were told to go home and contractors will splice it. Has any other areas had this happen to them? Also the same goes for x... — read more