Topics regarding layoffs at General Atomics

Topics regarding layoffs at General Atomics

Relief

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 

Pay.

Has anyone that has signed their paperwork gotten their severance pay? They said mid november... I think they are just dicking everyone around.

Northrop grumman jobs

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 

MQ-9 Reapers NOT CANCELLED

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 

Severance Package

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.

HR Email today.

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 

Pressure to Sign

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?

Anyone with some good news?

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 

Military Layoffs

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 

Years of poor management

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 

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Baby on the way

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 

Morale is awful

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 

What is going on?

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 

Where is the job security?

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 

Media Coverage GA Layoffs

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 

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Troubles ahead

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 

Arrogance!

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 

Must Be Company Wide...

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 

Internal Scoop

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 

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