In the last six months or so we've been alternating layoffs with Ford. They have a round, we have a round, they have a round... Rinse and repeat. So with another wave of cuts at Ford just having ended, is it our turn again?
Topics regarding layoffs at General Motors
Is GM actually hiring people here in Michigan, or what the heck ? It seems as this is geared to woman , LinkedIn add from GM
Does anyone know why GM have people in Dublin IT? The people there travel all over the world First class, they spend millions of dollars in just travel and squeeze people from trainings and basic needs everywhere. Does any one have insight?
With all the layoffs at automotive companies lately, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that the job market is over flooded with workers willing to take a new job within the range of their skills for basically any pay. Tat creates a... read more
Can someone shed some light on how things compare today vs back in 2008? I have been in Detroit area only since 2014. Feel free to expand into all areas - housing market, interest rates, unemployment %, inventory overstock, generosity of severance... read more
Looks like if you've been collecting UE while still under severance payments, you may have a problem. Couple of people I'm still in contact with said they are being questioned by the UE Office.
At all-hands meeting Jeff Bezos tells employees he’s ‘very excited’ about the auto industry https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/21/jeff-bezos-to-employees-very-excited-about-auto-industry.html
Ford layoffs are bad for all of us. The more people are out of work, the more saturated job market in our industry becomes. Which means that finding a good job with decent pay will become even more difficult than it is right now. This is a huge mess... read more
How much these kids make? Or for that matter post what level you are, position, and compensation.
Well, 7,000 more white collar workers worldwide are joining us! 1,500 in North America.
Leave Detroit , the sooner the better.
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It dosent seem to be getting any better.
The cuts apparently did not go deep enough, still lots of ridiculous fat left on the bone that should have been offloaded months ago. It’s ridiculous some of the things that are left while good and valuable people were let go.
You can sit and ask it jokes all day long and be enchanted and dazzled by all the time and resources it has s---ed up while other people were being let go!!!!
I am a GM employee who survived the cuts and who lives in Troy. Sharing the information here in case it may benefit someone. https://troymi.gov/departments/human_resources/job_openings.php
I didn't get anything in my separation package regarding non-solicit's. Does anyone here know if there was one as part of our employment agreement upon accepting the job originally? Does GM put no-solicit agreements in their offers? I want to say all... read more
Did anyone have a break in service and was that previous service included in determining how long you received severance? This would be for US employees.
Why stay loyal to GM? What's the last thing this company has ever done for you? Has it given you a proper - key word proper - raise? Invested in your training? I don't think so. They used you and now they're getting ready to dump you - if they... read more
If H1B visas are so that GM can hire specialized talent that is not available locally, and if those visa holders are doing the same work as other salaried employees, then shouldn't the visa holders have been the first ones on the chopping block? I... read more
Three product engineers have given their two week notice for greener pastures in our group, this month. How many have left your group after the layoffs?
https://jalopnik.com/corvette-owner-sues-general-motors-over-allegedly-defec-1834675372 Defective Vette wheel cover up?
The guidelines for selecting employees to layoff were based on how much money could be saved and did NOT consider the valued skill set or past performance of the employee. Evidence of this was that Managers were never consulted on the relative value... read more
Take a look GM employee ratings of Mary Barra at www.Glassdoor.com. In 2018, there was a 91% average approval rating. As of today the approval rating was 74%, a drop of 17 percentage points. That brings her well out of the Top CEO designation that... read more
Seriously people, it's just a matter of time before 90 percent of people who currently work at GM and the entire auto industry are left without a job. Automation, outsourcing, lower sales... Everybody can see where this is headed. Learn a new skill... read more
Don't ever forget , even though that was a different era . Bombers built out at Willow Run Ypsilanti and many more war effort areas in the country. General Motors has always had the finger in the defense punch bowl and to this day it's the same ... read more
https://www.speea.org Salaried Engineering teams and technicians , before it's to late ! This may be of help. Professional union.
I spoke with the writer at the free press for along time yesterday , I told her that the salaried are talking a possible professional union is the rumor , she was very interested in that. I also told her about the contract people that did alot of... read more
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/06/business/hermanth-kappanna-vw-emissions-gm.html Six Years Ago, He Helped Expose VW’s Diesel Fraud. This Year, G.M. Let Him Go. Hemanth Kappanna’s research helped plunge Volkswagen into a scandal that continues to... read more
Let this be a lesson to all, I learned years ago not to fall for this bull c-ap consumerism economy. It's expected that we all must buy 'STUFF' to keep it rolling, well that's fine but I'm not going to do it and then lose my job every 2 or 3 years!!... read more
I can never be to careful after the layoffs. I’m always anticipating a new wave and I was never in a state where I could be calm ever since. It would be helpful if I heard that no one has heard any rumors regarding layoffs in the making, although I... read more
Nothing is happening at GM , it's all hot air with zero results. Meanwhile jobs are disappearing at an alarming rate , other countries are giving GM incentives and big tax breaks to do business abroad, our government apparently isn't doing enough to... read more
When you submit a review on Glassdoor, they must review and approve it before it is publicly available. About a week ago, I posted my negative review of GM and the post was approved. Oddly, it would not show when sorting by "Most Recent". I could... read more