Topics regarding layoffs at DIRECTV

Topics regarding layoffs at DIRECTV

Directv Layoffs 2024

May 3rd, 2024, DIRECTV has now completed a long planned layoff of about 400 workers company wide. More layoffs planned in the fall. Only about 7500 employees left. Cord cutting and extremely poor management are driving this company into the ground... — read more 


Kern county just announced they are laying off 2 techs. In our shop we are going to only have 12 techs left and we still only average 4 to 7 jobs a day and mostly service calls.

Going extinct

It has long been clear that this company is going the way of the dinosaurs. Everyone who has other options leaves. I wonder if it could have been different? It may be too late now, but could the leadership realistically have stopped the... — read more 

Leave DirecTV

DirecTV does NOT care about their employees. Don't buy into the propaganda of the all hands meetings. They will surplus you after more than decades of loyalty. I've known people that have been laid off after 20 years or even on maternity leave!!! ... — read more 

How is this sustainable?

The 2023 Q1 MoffetNathanson report estimates DTV subscriber base still contracting at a recurring average per quarter of 16.8%. This is in line the previous quarterly estimates and within the range of declared losses by both Dish and the CATVs -... — read more 

Were you laid off? WARN Act

The WARN Act requires an employer to notify employees, in writing, 60 days before a layoff, and pay the employee for those 60 days, in addition to any severance the employee may be entitled to. Unfortunately, some employers attempt to circumvent the... — read more 

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401k Rule of 55

For individuals leaving January 20th. If you are 55 years old or turning 55 this year you can withdraw from your 401k and not be subject to the 10% early withdraw tax penalty.

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Expect major layoffs

The layoffs will be directly tied to the continuing decline of satellite. After next year, look for a serious break up to part ways with that side of the business, which means layoffs galore. Keep looking for other jobs. The TOG buy in was to polish... — read more 

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