General Mills Inc. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at General Mills Inc.


General Mills doesn't seem to understand low moral..... more Unions....


Anyone hearing lay-off rumors at General Mills?

General Mills layoffs done or no?

All the news I read about the latest layoffs (the 625 people one) say that most of the people have already been notified. The main emphasis being on most, not all. Those same articles say that the company plans to have the entire process wrapped up... —  read more 

625 getting laid off???

I’ve read a few articles saying General Mills is laying off 625 more people...Is this true? If so where are the 625 coming from?

General Mills layoffs 2018

It must be that time of the year, General Mills is having more layoffs. The company is cutting jobs at the Yoplait plant in Reed City. Over fifty people are being affected by this... —  read more 


Plans being put in place. If you don’t see your VP much you’ll know why.

Cost savings?

Where are cost savings going to come from now? The company has been cutting cost for many years and still has trouble growing profit. Any ideas???


Anyone hearing rumors of layoffs?

“LIE” to your customers???

General Mills has become so desperate for sales that managers are telling their reps to “LIE” to the store managers to get a sale!!! How unethical can this company get???

how many levels of management do we really need?

really, how many management levels do we need at general mills? it's management on management on more management on even more management... what's really their purpose except to slow done whatever we are working on with unnecessary red tape? i'm... —  read more 

What happened to team work at General Mills?

Seriously, team work was one of the most important aspects of work at General Mills. What happened to that? There is no team work anymore, at all. We have shifted to completely independent work environment. Communication is non-existent. I can't... —  read more 

Cost saving on training

I don't care how bad the situation is at a company, you do not save on costs by not offering safety training! People who work for General Mills work in a number of hazardous environments where they can not only hurt themselves, but also lose their... —  read more 

Way too focused on Wall Street

As many other businesses in this day and age, General Mills has become way too focused on Wall Street. The good of the employee has been completely overshadowed by the bottom line. We are always understaffed, associates are trained poorly, and we are... —  read more 

General Mills Layoffs 2018

Do not worry too much, I am one of those who is always optimistic - things will pan out good and we will not have layoffs here in Minneapolis.

Planned layoffs for R&D, Sales and ESC

Do you have any updates here - what are the plans for R&D and ESC... Also Sales - if you have any more detail on any other General Mills layoff plans please share as well. There is a ton of rumors about reorganization as well and I am really curious... —  read more 

Big cuts in marketing today

Sounds like it was pretty deep today. Will the cuts be as deep at the director level or are plates just getting larger?

New Merged operating units

Anyone know if the business units will be merged? I've been hearing yogurt and cereal would be merged together and baking and meals would be merged leaving snacks on its own. Also heard natural organic might become its own business. Also heard... —  read more 

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Golden Valley Layoffs Update (December 2016)

General Mills is eliminating up to 600 jobs with a global restructuring. Most of the jobs will be lost here in the U.S., possibly this will include major cuts at the main office in Golden Valley... Some cuts will be overseas - we do not know how much... —  read more 

General Mills Layoffs 2017

My husband is working for the company and he's very concerned that job cuts might be coming and that he may lose his job. He works in Minneapolis.

General Mills Layoffs 2016

What is the likelihood of General Mills layoffs in Minneapolis in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.

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Prolonged Layoffs vs Blitz Purge

At Target they announced last week cut this week (rip the bandaid off) - at General Mills they announced in October, we didn't find out till January. Even though there was nervous days & sleepless nights, you had more time to process it. They said... —  read more 

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General Mills to Close New Albany, IN Plant

This will take place in 2016, no specific date was provided. The plant was opened in the fifties. It's located in New Albany, Indiana - no info on how many workers will be affected.

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IT layoff complete at end of January

The layoffs were due to going to 5 Operating Units from 7 Divisions (why have 2 divisions both selling cereal and both selling snacks) and also consumers changing eating habits. So as the business reorganized (downsized, reduce duplication)so did the... —  read more 

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Golden Valley, Minn Layoffs 2015

We have 5000 folks, we will be lucky if more than 4000 remain at the end of 2015. This is just my gut feeling, I have no other info to support this but things are not well and that's what making me a pessimist when it comes to redundancies and pink... —  read more 

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