Has anyone been told or 'encouraged ' to do installs ,etc in these areas or bad parts of the city you work in? Or is it like the covid protocol where they give you some option?
Topics regarding layoffs at CenturyLink
We just had another tech quit due to stress, numbers and the plan. This guy worked inside in a call center and BEGGED for a job outside. All he could see was the money. We tried to talk him down but he didn't believe it. It can't be that bad, I would... — read more
I feel like I’m going to barf 🤮
I put in for the VSPP that closed on 3/15/2020 and I am hearing that some are hearing that they have received word that they are getting the package. Has anyone that put in for the package received confirmation that they got it either officially or... — read more
I just got notified that at 8am tomorrow I am to read a script to layoff and escort employees out the door. I suspect i will get laid off afterwards.
There's a rumor of a big announcement next week. Anybody know whats up?
Remember, you know what hits the fan end of 2nd quarter but usually heaviest week before Thanksgiving.
Hello all, has anyone heard of anymore packages possibly being offered in June? Our state didn’t make the last round. Just curious on what everyone is hearing? Thanks
National Network Long haul legacy QWEST techs offered early retirement package . Some of these lead techs have been with the company since the very beginning and have invaluable technical expertise especially in record keeping where multiple fiber... — read more
Consumer stands alone per mr Storey. The layoff is next Thursday, I see many changes coming almost immediately. God speed.
So i saw no choice but to say yes to VSPP. Financially, I will be fine. But...i can't sleep at night. Not sure if it's excitement of escaping or nervousness of what the heck am I going to do now. Anyone else? Thoughts?
The company has started making “Bully Threats” to intimidate managers & sales people into taking buyouts. They have stated that these efforts to get to a company wide ratio of 80% contractors to 20% employees will intensify and continue through the... — read more
It sounds like the Covid-19 correction is set for June. Any information on numbers / departments?
I retired three years ago and not a day too soon because I'm not sure I could've lasted any longer. The place has changed for the worse so much over the years, it was hard for me to accept it was the same company I started working for decades... — read more
Multiple techs tested positive for Covid19 in a small crew. Business as usual... none of the other techs in the crew get tested... continue on.
Just got done reading the propaganda email from Ron Pfaff VP of service assurance. Almost puked when I saw the first line. Whether you're reading this with a fussy baby in your arms, or a case of hand sanitizer stacked in your work truck it's safe to... — read more
Vsp offered in swfl. Also heard company set up a office, and material room for contractors in a work center here. And they are sending all company guys to different exchanges to work. Company is doing a trial of just contractors in a fairly large... — read more
Asking for a friend...
I see some locations/departments already received VSPP offers, what about the rest of us?
It came up in a conversation today when an old PBX customer told us they called about buying a new PBX, they were told, sorry, we no longer sell them. We will be glad to sell you hosted voice. We ship the phones and you put them in yourself! They... — read more
I love how management hosts the all hands calls and brags about the incredibly fast (forced, no training) rollout of Microsoft teams (which s—s) ... all while using Zoom to run the conference call (not teams).
Vspp offered. All titles. Off books may 8. Phoenix az
all of IT to be outsourced to CTLI - peace
I personally sign the contracts for large data centers in Colorado. Centurylink is failing to support their products properly. Now we hear they are laying off the only work group that helps us during outages and installs. Think they are customer... — read more
So many of you still clinging to the life raft? I used to think like yall, they cant get US....We are the ones making the money? well they don't care about how things are getting done–they care about HOW MANY things are getting done . They... — read more
Does anyone know anyone who actually got approved for this? Everyone in our group was turned down, even an old guy with chronic asthma and bronchitis. They tell us we don't qualify.
Read the article on http://centurylinkdoesnotcare.com/ Someone submitted copy of an email that they plant on using L2S to fire technicians, the truth comes out.
Layoffs off during a health epidemic and economic crisis. All while receiving 500 million per year since 2015 along side tax breaks and new stimulus incentives. Prior to covid19 outbreak the lay-off announcement was discussing and disrespectful to... — read more
Told to talk to customer and see about installing service without going inside . Thru the window , a hole drilled outside in , or any mutually agreed up MacGyver way without going inside, Including handing an ont and modem thru the window
No hazard pay because he doesn't want it to be an incentive to do your job. So basically we don't have to do our jobs.
This company has made it clear it doesn’t care about us or our families. Their lives are at risk. This is not a joke. Most of our work is not essential. We are all putting our families at risk for their almighty dollar. Please join me in calling off... — read more
This is bs were able to work without hazard pay and putting ourselves and families at risk. If I were to die I'd be replaced same with all of you. This is ridiculous. I took my PTO. If we all say no what can they do? Even with a $25 or $50 gift card... — read more
Why my boss called me today.wasnt to ask me if I was ok or needed any p.p.e. Nor was it to thank me for working and risking my health and family. IT was to complain that I don't put enough notes on close out orders.
Under the Updated COVID 19 health checks it says customers are taking precautions to ensure their own safety and asking technicians to participate in getting their temperature checked before entering their premise. Also saying in this particular... — read more
So one the latest company Covid-19 updates we received at the end of last week states ALL non-essential work has been pulled. I would like to know what is considered non-essential work by this management? Still running loads and work performed like... — read more