I just accepted a position with another company outside of our industry. My new employer wants me to start sooner than is customary (2 weeks). Has anyone given less than 2 weeks? If so, did you end up burning bridges here? I would like to keep all of... — read more
I got my Dean Foods settlement check. $604.33. Anyone else get a piece of the anti trust settlement?
Decatur plant first on the shut down list!! It's about time !! Who's next ?
Who works here? Step up your game and your mouth and be a man!!! Sick of trash talk. I’ll meet any of you here in Sioux Falls any day.
This is the best job and the best manager I've ever had!
Did Ralphie get the last laugh? 🤣🤣
We know more cuts are coming in May, any ideas who's next?
All has been quiet. Must be thing’s are working out for the new company. The LeMar boys are gone and all the prest of the inbred plants. How is management treating everyone? Or do they still hide and manage behind closed doors?
We keeps losing huge chunks of our business but who cares? As long as they're getting paid, who gives a damn about employees and whether they're losing their jobs in the process or not. It really pissis me off that so many incompetent people in... — read more
Walmart’s going away in pa starting in april
Garelick must be out sourcing. Seeing alot of private rigs pulling garelick trailers, direct shipments real soon. East coast.
Finally let go after 13 years. I guess on the bright side I can go file unemployment and make more in two weeks then working for these clowns.
My plant is joining 26 others in filing a massive lawsuit against Dean Foods for mistreatment and violation of bargained employee contracts. Each employee is seeking in excess of $60,000 dollars for “pain and suffering” and “financial distress”. — read more
Just got huge news from a corporate insider. Chinese giant Mengniu Dairy is in talks of a massive deal to acquire 17 plants. They are looking to capitalize on weak raw milk pricing and go global with their brand.
Ther pilots are going away at the end of week going direct shipment
Just warning you. My plant is cutting the old and beat up vets here in favor of cheap temps and young women. Even have our 58 year old supervisor drooling and giving preferred treatment to a 19 year girl who just started as a filler operator.
DFA no different than Deans at my plant. Management is forcing us to work 12 hours shifts all thru Christmas to meet holiday demands. Just told we are getting another 100,000 gallons of sour to pump out the door bi weekly and 20 vats of cottage... — read more
https://lawstreetmedia.com/agriculture/plaintiffs-agree-to-allow-dairy-farmers-of-america-to-keep-franklin-plant/ Still nothing regarding Depere, Wisconsin and Chemung, Illinois
I left over a year ago on good terms. I was just notified by my current company that my position has been eliminated and now I am stuck trying to start over. I am thinking of reapplying to Dean’s but the reason I left in the first place was due to... — read more
News out of KC yearly manager meeting today. DFA going nationwide mass warehousing. Routes slashed in half. Truckers will be forced to deliver to warehouses then DFA will contract local haulers from there in an attempt to cut benefits and health care... — read more
This is a generic discussion thread to capture comments about potential Dean Foods Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Do any of you see any signs of improvement at your plants? Anyone from DFA doing anything? Seems like nothing is changing in Midwest. DFA is just the new version of deans, all talk and NO action!!! Dfa management is a no show !! They just "work from... — read more
They own us now and is the biggest joke of a company I have ever seen here in Le Mars. We are getting run into the ground. Working 6 days a week while other plants barely crack 40. How fair is that?? Sick and tired of these companies treating us... — read more
Walgreens going away real soon
And I've worked for quite a few in my nearly three decades long career.
Just had a plant meeting today. Our manager told us that we are getting a $400 Christmas gift bonus for staying with the company during “tough times” and thru “transition”. We are very grateful!!!
Back in 2019 I came on here and called mass layoffs. I called plant closures. I called everyone not getting your hard earned pensions regardless if you are in a union. All I got on here was censored and put down. Well guess what?? I’m the one... — read more
Our ice cream plant all of a sudden needs 2 more management positions!! The ones we got can't do their jobs so dfa decided we must need more mismanagement? Athens ice cream is losing volume to us so is that the first plant going down?
How many plants closing by January 1st??? Happy Holidays!!
https://www.doj.state.wi.us/news-releases/ag-kaul-announces-court-ordered-divestiture-two-former-dean-foods-plants https://www.doj.state.wi.us/sites/default/files/news-media/10.8.20_Dairy_Judgement.pdf Thought this happened a couple of months... — read more
There are so many people who work here who have no idea how to do their jobs! It seems that the less you know, the bigger your chances of being employed here. And what's even worse, the higher you go in management, this becomes even more and more... — read more
some being cut or merges and forcing a lower seniority driver to walk or take pay cut for merchandiser..is this a rumor or happening? Ice cream sales have been lower than last year
Agreement reached and signed. Kemp’s just bought the plant from DFA in a short sale.
Is things going to get any better? I have not worked a 40 hour week in weeks, if not months! Losing the Dollar Generals has destroyed us. Our stops are mostly schools now , when schools are out then what? Some men are getting 40 plus hours while... — read more
Do we know of any new closings or potential layoffs coming to Dean Foods?
Our plant was given 2 weeks notice layoffs and job eliminations!! Anyone else get any news today??
Anyone get there 401 taken out as well as the 3% match