A little nervous to post this as I really hope this is anonymous and doesn't jeopardize my employment here but need to say something if this effected someone else. Ford being self insured has a direct incentive to keep healthcare costs down and I... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Ford
Did anyone see what they did today to the home page? And I guess for your information Phoebe because I know you're probably still lurking around this board. ;) For the record, I think your DPS6 reporting was generally along the right lines, but a... — read more
Lengthy articles about frustrating experiences and leaked emails. Any ex-employees who worked on this transmission can chime in? Thankfully mine has FNR5 transmission — read more
Can anyone tell me more about this company? Is it a glorified staffing/contract house or is it good working at different customer locations on a project basis? Seems like many people and jobs posted are in Dearborn. Thank you in advance for any info.
I was let go in May and I was lucky enough to be able to apply for retirement. I asked from my retirement package information on 5/22/19 and I am still waiting. Every week they call me to let me know they are still working on it. They said they would... — read more
I heard that on top of the 2000 in Europe there are going to be another 1500 NA white collar jobs that will be cut before negotiations with the union start. Also hearing that they will be hiring to back fill many of those positions and the ones from... — read more
I watched great employees get walked out with over 29 years and less than 30 years of service. They did whatever the company asked and ended up getting disrespected. They did not get OT for traveling 4 nights a week from kids soccer games, or get OT... — read more
You should be ashamed for ruining people and depriving them of their pensions. Good luck recruiting!
Been a few weeks since these layoffs and even though this company is so poorly run this happens every decade this has been the worst I have ever seen it. Does anyone else wonder why we would actually even consider putting up with this? There is not a... — read more
Been reading an article on EV startup Rivian poaching a bunch of people from other auto companies, Ford included, and it got me thinking - how safe is it really to work for a startup? I know we don't have much of a job security here at Ford, but it... — read more
FORD stands for: Found On Road Dead/Fix Or Repair Daily. We have seen many of Ford vehicle dead on the road. The proof is JD Power Reliability Studies - Ford products is BELOW average. Also, the only Ford American made vehicle that made it to the... — read more
Ford will wait until someone else does it...... https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1116327_really-fast-electric-car-charging-stations-coming-to-a-walmart-near-you — read more
Most Of The 12,000 Ford Layoffs Will Be Voluntary www.fordauthority.com/2019/07/most-of-the-12000-ford-layoffs-will-be-voluntary/ The automaker plans to eliminate a total of 12,000 job in Europe with a large number of them being salaried white-collar... — read more
Ford Motor Co. promised Thursday to stem the bleeding of its overseas operation with 12,000 confirmed job cuts, factory closures and a business redesigned “for profitability, efficiency” with more electric vehicles in Europe, according to a news... — read more
In case anyone was wondering how well the raises have been going at Ford. I am an experienced GSR hired by Ford about 5 years ago. I am earning less now as well as in 2018 than I did 5 years ago when I was first hired. The annual salary increase of... — read more
I don’t think it’s reasonable to expect a lifetime job just because you show up most days. But if you’re willing to give them 110%, keep current skills and give consistent results while being a positive force you shouldn’t have to worry about losing... — read more
for those who worry about available jobs - took me a little over a month to find a new job with similar pay and even better benefits. i know so many people worry about this so i wanted to post here and let you know it's really not as bad as you might... — read more
Those days are long-gone, no matter how hard you work and the skills you acquire/retain. You will make too much money and they will get rid of you for cheaper works. Sickening, but this is our world now.
Does anyone know if others are going to an attorney for age discrimination? What attorney are you/they using?
We lost six people in the last round, and weeks later I am still having trouble adjusting to coming to the office and not finding them there. I'm not sure what's upsetting me the most - how quiet the office is now or how everybody who is still here... — read more
Under my supervisor out of 14 people two put in a full day’s work. The rest can be found surfing the web, gossiping, socializing and walking at least six hours a day. One guy has “worked from home” most days of the but he is clearly not on his laptop... — read more
Why do you even have this site if you're going to delete posts? Don't waste your time here, folks. Remember freedom of speech????
Ll6, GSR and contract employees in HR find out fates this week. So nerve wracking.
Any update regarding the rumor to sell off of Ford Credit to Barclay's while that finance subsidiary is still turning a decent profit.
As Ford is working on restoring the historic Michigan Central Station, it is also giving money away to the surrounding community in the form of grants. Ford has committed $2 million over the next four years through the Community Benefits Agreement to... — read more
Crystal clear the company is undergoing an organizational redesign process to create a more dynamic, agile and empowered workforce toward light trucks, SUVs, electric and autonomous vehicles. Plenty of opportunities for everyone, just stay positive... — read more
Analyst Adam Jonas of Morgan Stanley is among those who say Ford Motor Co. cannot reach its stated profit goals for "Smart Redesign" by laying off just 7,000 salaried workers total worldwide by August. The company must cut "a further" 23,000 salaried... — read more
Anyone else laid off having trouble getting references from Ford? I've had to resort to using co-workers and managers that have left Ford since there is apparently a policy against giving references at Ford. My managers at past companies have had no... — read more
Another day another Recall at Ford. Wonder why this company is struggling. I am sure they will blame the people who were let go. Maybe if we would produce a quality product that was innovative that we would not have these issues. But with the... — read more
Let's say 1 to 10, 10 being super happy... How do you feel this June... — read more
You think they will have offers or just severance?
Now that the dust has settled a bit I gotta ask - do you think we are a better organization now than we were 6 months ago? Has anything positive come out of all the changes and layoffs?
I am being told that my $426 that was taken out every month for 5 months to purchase extra vacation, is not refundable, even though I never used it. Today I get a bill for $426 for July to continue it, why would they be sending me a bill? Are they... — read more
I keep hearing managers say how well they took care of separated employees. How much was the severance? What about 5 year, 10 year, 15 year etc employees?