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Topics regarding layoffs at General Atomics
I feel relief finally. Seeing people that 3 hour lunch breaks, fall asleep at their desk or opening play video games on their phone during the day and no one do anything about it. Being asked by HR if a colleague even showed up at work or asking if... — read more
Has anyone that has signed their paperwork gotten their severance pay? They said mid november... I think they are just dicking everyone around.
Has anyone received their personal belongings? I have received nothing from GA
Has anyone heard of more layoffs coming in January? Earlier posts have said to expect more. I have not heard anything. People are leaving this Company, they don't feel secure here anymore. I heard the financial outlook does not look good... — read more
Ex GA employee health care taken away after catching Covid at GA... please say a prayer for him and his family
Hope everyone is doing well. I recently got offered a job for northrop grumman a few weeks back. the recruiter informed me that it takes 3 months to get a start date but they could be speeding up the process for former GA employees. Then the... — read more
https://insidedefense.com/insider/general-atomics-wins-74-billion-supply-mq-9-reapers GA is calling bc days after the target layoffs - the Air force reverses course and continues to buy MQ-9s. The main reason for the layoffs was due to the lost... — read more
is anyone going to accept the terms and sign the severance package? I think its very odd that the company is calling people asking if they need help with the paperwork almost as if they want us to sign it.
So I got an EMAIL today reminding us to sign our paperwork. Why would they put our personal email address in a group email for everyone to see. They are blasting our personal email to everyone who got laid off, then tried to pull the email back. But... — read more
Has anyone gotten pressured to sign the separation agreement in these last few days? Is there any repercussions if we don't? Other than losing out what was provided in the agreement?
Has anyone tried filing a claim for unemployment? Did you encounter any problems?
I have been putting my resume out there like crazy since the last round of layoffs. Out of over 200 I’ve submitted, I haven’t gotten a single bite. I’ve been searching in my locality, then widened the range to outer cities/towns looking for basically... — read more
Has anyone noticed there is a new entry on your check if you’ve been laid off. COVID-19 now appears on my checks after layoffs. What is that all about?
If you were a veteran and let go by GA - please write the AF of DOD and let them knownGA let you go. The military looks for employers that are military friendly and assist veterans transition to civilian life. A good friend of my was let go at GA... — read more
I'm still there and I've watched for years as supervisors scramble to look good for their manager and directors. Doesn't matter how often you point out the actual problems they ignore it and continue to do the same damn things. The place ignores... — read more
I wish everyone the very best! I was one of the ones let go in Aug. I secured an offer from Northrop Grumman on Friday. Just to give everyone some hope NG is hiring. I am going to have to relocate to Redondo Beach but if you are willing to be... — read more
Hey, if you were laid off by General Atomics check this out. San Bernardino has presentations every Thursday at 2:00 PM. You can register at facebook.com/hdajc They talk about Unemployment Benefits, Job Placement, Free Vocational training and... — read more
I just bought a house and have a baby in the way and now have no job. What k–ls me is my boss knew I was buying a house and had no decency to tell me I was being let go shortly. I have been dropping resumes like crazy and interviewing... but I... — read more
I was one of those who had been laid off back in August and it’s been really tough finding another job. Was curious to see if anyone has any luck? Has anyone taken up on using the assistance program? Any luck or any help come from it? Has... — read more
People are leaving like crazy! Turnover seems to be picking up after layoffs. Only people staying are the ones that have been here forever and can’t find another job. I actually thought GA was having another round of layoffs
I understand layoffs might be a necessity right now, but there are so many better ways to do this than the way General Atomics chose. They treated loyal employees like trash, like disposable goods that were once useful but can now be discarded... — read more
Morale is horrible! I feel like everyone is walking of egg shells. Management is making people feel anyone can go next and we should be thankful we weren’t let go! I will be putting in my 2 weeks notice in next week... I don’t want to work in a... — read more
LA County Rapid Response will be conducting a virtual Transition Support Session Wednesday, September 23rd at 2p for recently displaced employees of General Atomics. Local employers will aso be on hand to discuss available job opportunities in both... — read more
Laying off the hardest and most experienced employees and keeping all the brown nosers and new hires is a disaster waiting to happen. I'd really like to know who thought that would be a good long-term strategy. I'm personally looking forward to the... — read more
How is it even legal to lay off employees then turn around and post open positions? Why terminate in the first place? The years of experienced long time employees have far more value than any new hire. If GA thinks that new hires will give the same... — read more
I was one of those let go last week. I’m still reeling from the shock. I believed this company provided a strong sense of job security - but I was proven wrong. Pulled countless weekends to meet deadlines and for what? I feel like I was kicked to... — read more
Has anyone had the packaged reviewed by a lawyer and believe a possible lawsuit can be opened or already in the process??
Less than a week after laying off over 600 employees, with some of them from PLCS - Technical Publications, GA posted a new Technical Writer/Editor position last night for said department. I swear these people are id–ts. To me this confirms many... — read more
In my department people who tried to better the product from excelent MEs to TOP TECHS were laid off due to retaliation from the "Manager/director" who had her foot on the throat of most employees, specially the supervisors. I know they are doing... — read more
It is sad. GA is not giving the Government value, to say the least. In todays news are reasons for more layoffs in GAs other division. USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) returned to port Sunday after its latest at-sea testing period with mixed... — read more
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-airshow-dubai-generalatomics-idUSBRE9AL0GK20131122 This is just the 1st round. People please Be prepare. GA can careless what happens to you. The numbers are bad really bad! Next years budgets will require... — read more
https://www.defensenews.com/2020/08/27/drone-maker-general-atomics-lays-offs-hundreds WASHINGTON ― Privately held drone maker General Atomics, of San Diego, is laying off approximately 630 of its roughly 10,000 employees. “General... — read more
General Atomics ASI is in trouble with many mismanaged project now dead in the water this company is bleeding both talent and money. As someone has said January 2021 is going to be a sad time for that company simple due to the fact that their... — read more
I am a ten year employee of GA. We've had it good for a long time, which has led to a general feeling company wide that it will always be this way because we are the greatest. Arrogance at this company abounds. I have seen A lot of waste and... — read more
GA let some sound team members go on Wednesday, even though some likely had their time growing near. Very callous exit as many supervisors, managers, and those even higher did not want to, nor did they, thank those that they let go that worked there... — read more
The 60 days of pay is not a package. The 60 days of pay is a requirement WARN act of 1988. It is true they were pushing people to get projects completed the last couple months. I personally worked every weekend the last 2 months to meet deadlines... — read more
These lay-offs are not just MQ-9 related. The lay-offs happened company wide, not just the ASI division. I work at EMS division and they also had lay-offs. EMS bread-and-butter is going strong. It's the covid b—s— that has no end in sight. — read more
Tidbits from those in the "know", layoff total was north of 600, it includes all levels of employees. This wasn't an after effect of the loss of the MQ-25 bid, but the fact that the air force has pulled out of future orders on the MQ-9, GA's bread... — read more
What groups are affected?