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Topics regarding layoffs at CenturyLink
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.
I realize there was a recent offer. Any idea on next round?
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 else noticed your SRO flipping out Way more than normal?
I know Centurylink is not giving more then a day or two, or hours notice before laying off employees. Getting rid of all older employees and getting rid of union workers. I heard today that the company want to let go of all CTL IT before next... — read more
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
Well, the rumors have started..... next round of layoffs is rumored to be coming week of July 4th
Hearing that no money us being spent till August for capitol expenditures like growth. Anyone hearing rumblings of mergers, acquisitions or spin offs?
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 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
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.
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?
I feel like I’m going to barf 🤮
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?
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.
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).
Consumer stands alone per mr Storey. The layoff is next Thursday, I see many changes coming almost immediately. God speed.
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
There's a rumor of a big announcement next week. Anybody know whats up?
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
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.
all of IT to be outsourced to CTLI - peace
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
Asking for a friend...
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
Will there be any CenturyLink Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
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.
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
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
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
I see some locations/departments already received VSPP offers, what about the rest of us?
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.
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