Still - Yelling ‘leadership’ at Ford So hard to change old habits.
Topics regarding layoffs at Ford
SRD is all done now... Any positive comments about it?
Compare Ford to both GM and FCA Here are some links to newly released H1B database. Ford is an outlier and as someone who has spent time at the blue oval you can tell they are treated like trash and now we have proof that they are payed like... — read more
Will you all be completing the pulse? Thoughts? Any Guidance?
The top two U.S. automakers are preparing for a possible economic downturn, the companies said on Tuesday, as an ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing fuels fears of a global recession. Tit-for-tat tariffs have increased raw material... — read more
Ford likes to keep schtum that whilst they are cutting positions in Michigan and Europe, they have built a massive “services” center in India which has over 6000 employees and is planning the same for Mexico and Hungary. That’s where all the staff... — read more
Wow - imagine that. I guess the 1500 people fired didn't have enough experience. Embarrassing. Shocking.
Just when you thought it was over. Rumors from leadership in Dearborn of Sept 2019 PRP. Offers similar to 2018, except voluntary up to 35 years of service and mandatory at and above 35 years. Hatchet wants the old timers and pension obligations... — read more
Mahindra is going electric and is building here in Flint https://www.crainsdetroit.com/automotive/mahindra-plans-plant-2000-jobs-buick-city-site-flint
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/ford/2019/08/08/man-mustang-reunited-17-years-after-selling-it/1944055001/ TL;DR 17 years later, a man and his Mustang are reunited Dearborn — Wesley Ryan sold his 1993 Mustang GT 17 years ago... — read more
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
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-08/03/c_138281354.htm These are the brand new vehicles being shipped from Chicago to Flat Rock for repairs because they don’t have enough bandwidth to fix them all in Chicago. Another expensive manufacturing... — read more
Ford is losing a $Billion per year on “Smart Mobility.” General Motors invested $500 Million in Lyft, and that company’s market cap is already over $17 Billion. What is wrong with Ford’s management that they allow this failure to continue???? Lay... — read more
Ford sets people up to be “poor performers”. People are moved into jobs that don’t match their skills and are given no guidance or training. If you do know how to do your job the work load can be so extreme that it’s not possible to give anything the... — read more
Hi - Just wondering how much of you all work on weekends for free / No over time? How much of you all work during your vacation?
My boss promised a promotion a while ago But haven’t delivered. What’s the process for my boss? Does my boss need to submit request online? Is there paperwork? Tell me - What steps should I take? Advice? Any past experiences?
The Smart Mobility group is a huge waste of hundreds of millions of dollars, will never add profits to bottom line. This group should be eliminated and put the money into manufacturing quality vehicles that people want to buy that aren’t recalled... — read more
SRD re-org is completed in North America. New departments formed with lack of clarity on their role. Another disguise to promote people and build new empires. Overall, headcounts seem to be going up. Due to ambiguity, some people in new depts... — read more
CFO says Ford already is seeing an impact from its global fitness measures that included a reduction of 7,000 white-collar workers. Yep - it really kicked in. Stock dropped 7% in after hours trading.
I've been told that there is a backlog with regard to paperwork dealing with pensions. I am not a former employee, but am a former spouse of an employee that was let go in May, with a QDRO in place. I have been told (through back door information... — 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.
Let's say 1 to 10, 10 being super happy... How do you feel this June... — 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
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
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
Ll6, GSR and contract employees in HR find out fates this week. So nerve wracking.
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
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
Does anyone know if others are going to an attorney for age discrimination? What attorney are you/they using?