This is from the recent 10Q report. https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/18926/000001892620000022/ctl-20200630.htm
Topics regarding layoffs at CenturyLink
Took severance in June, feel like my old happy self again. No more weighted down stress, apologizing all day to customers for being a company that makes ZERO changes to streamline delivery. Changes they do make are counterproductive. I feel for... — read more
Remember in the 80 Pages you signed when you left and there was a part in there that within 20 days a job counselor would call you to help you find a real job? Another lie. Been gone 90 days and nothing. Anyone else get any placement assistance?
Recently VSPP and found I was entitled to a pretty nice chunk of change in the pension plan and requested the immediate lump sum transfer to my rollover ira. How long does this normally take? It’s been almost 2 months and nada so far. The 401k... — read more
Apparently more cuts announced tomorrow?
Six of us were let go three months ago. Nobody has seen a dime of unemployment. We all got papers to fill out asking foe our supervisors name and number, how much severance we got and why we thought we deserved unemployment. Not another word. Has... — read more
There are rumors going around that Indianapolis is about to collapse under its own weight. The stories are true management is dysfunctional treats their employees terribly and even verbally assault their employees to get the work done that can't be... — read more
I heard that another VSPP was offered. Any news/confirmation /details?
Massive Involuntary layoffs this Friday after voluntary exits failed to meet quota.
If you decide to do well on voluntary separation make sure you have copies or screenshots of everything they send you. Make sure you have your pension estimate, lump sum estimate, PTO hours, EVERYTHING. If you are divorced,.mKe sure to screen shot... — read more
Centurylink has found a buyer for the crumbling dialtone side of company. Unfortunately they dont want a union company. What happens next. I dont know.
Net Tech , CDT lots of others
I realize there was a recent offer. Any idea on next round?
Org spire inc ,,Looking to place technicians in the field for CTL positions .....no interview immed hire sending e-mails leaving voice mail and text messages —CTL Properties
First Monday not under CenturyLink control. I have my life back. I am no longer being held hostage. I would highly recommend taking the enhanced RIF. It's a great day in my neighborhood.
Hearing that no money us being spent till August for capitol expenditures like growth. Anyone hearing rumblings of mergers, acquisitions or spin offs?
Has anyone else noticed your SRO flipping out Way more than normal?
Well, the rumors have started..... next round of layoffs is rumored to be coming week of July 4th
Portland, most of Washington state under Sue Anderson to be offered a VSPP tomorrow morning, off the books by 8/31and yes this just a few weeks after a forced layoff or ISPP.
One of the three group presidents is no longer with the company as of June.
I know some of ya'll are losing jobs, but I just graduated and need to get some experience. Can someone tell me what interviews are like and what I should say?
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?
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