Anyone who knows their way around the block at GM understands that the technical side of this company--many of those housed at Pontiac or WTC--is comprised of 2 groups of employees: Those who "DO" and those who "TALK" about what others do. Those who... read more
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In my experience the only time a company appreciates you is while the profits are rolling in and the job market is good. If the company's income declines or the job market is bad they all treat you like this. It's a tough lesson but being loyal to... read more
I am confident that I will make it thru these cuts. If I do, and I get those 4 years that I need, I will be dropping this company like a sl-tty girlfriend who I just caught scr-wing the entire football team.
The ruthlessness of corporate America is very clear to me, but when publicly elected political official shows that much disinterest in the matter of layoffs at GM that is just a new level of hubris. The newly elected Michigan governor promised to do... read more
First, I am a GM employee and have been for the past 6 years. Prior to that I supported GM the previous 13 years. I have worked hard to get where I'm at in life, and I worked hard to become a GM employee, and I was proud to become a GM employee... read more
Just wondering, if anybody who was previously laid off by General Motors had refused severance and decided to sue the company instead? And if they did, how did it end?
Of course they are expecting good quarterly and yearly results. Why wouldn’t they? They overworked and underpaid the workers all year and then cut cost massively. What’s gonna prevent them to do the same thing next year.Tted workers,he bad news is... read more
Once they walk you out, you'r not allowed to come back. you have to tell your co-worker/manager to get your stuff in your cube for you. I had somebody last year who was let go due to performance review and not allowed to take your belongings by... read more
Please bring out the layoff news and stop making us worry by keeping postponing! Everybody here not showing any productivity and wasting their time doing nothing including managers since beginning of this year!!! You have been bragging about it since... read more
Can you post your experience and what kind of offers you are getting? It'd be nice to know what sort of salary to aim/negotiate for after this
When employees with multiple years of services with GM or any damn company think they deserve special treatment out of loyalty from new employees or from company itself - it’s so innocently cute! These are perfect (stupid) employees untill it’s time... read more
Since GM love to scare & torture us about layoff, please post sh--ty reviews on Glassdoor.com so the newcomer should be hesitating to come to GM. I wonder how and why GM got the work rating of 3.7 out of 5 as best place to work? and that stupid Barra... read more
Heard that HR and GM legal are still working out the details and it wont happen next week
I feel for the people that got hit by this wave of layoffs, but even the ones that survived have an excellent opportunity to see the manner in which the company is doing this and act. As they don’t care about these people they won't care about you... read more
Stay calm. Do whatever we need to do
I honestly hope I get cut. If I don't get cut, I will leave anyway. The only reason any company can treat their employees this way is because wevallowvthem to. It's not much different than an abusive spouse. I've been with GM 19 years and have gone... read more
For posting updates, news, hopefully credible rumors, etc. Just asking if we all can show that we are human and show compassion when posting. Karma has a weird way of finding its way back to you so let’s try to be civil if we can. Also, if you do... read more
This contract employee (on work visa) was hired last year. She figured out a way to manipulate the system. She’s sleeping around with the managers/ directors. Not even putting in 8 hours of work taking two hour lunches and still getting paid for her... read more
Once you get laid off, your 2019 vacation days are worthless. Therefore, if your management tells you that you must be in the office the week of February 4th, you might just as well take 9 or 10 days of vacation between now and then (MLK Day will... read more
Trying to put all the rumors, predictions, and other tidbits together. From what I gathered, this week is definitely not the layoffs week? And the next one is the most likely candidate?
Are they prolonging these layoffs and letting us live with the stress and anxiety brought on by not knowing what's going on in hopes that some of us are going to break under pressure and leave on our own? Not having to pay severance to people who... read more
So what preparations are you all making for the inevitable if it happens to you? Have you emptied out your desks/cubes (5S'ed everything)? Any spending habit changes? Update resumes? Looking online for jobs yet? Etc Etc
stayed holed up in her ivory tower until the bloodbath was over, or greeted you at the exit with a handshake? Or would neither matter? What might offend you otherwise? I wouldn't want the handshake.
Truthfully don't worry. You're surrounded by dozens upon dozens of tech companies. Opportunities are endless. Don't think GM is your final stop.
I'm curious to know how everyones workload is. I haven't had anything to do this year besides mandatory training. No new projects have been allocated, manager said requirements are still being hashed out. Thinking I'll be on the chopping block next... read more
Creating a new thread for visibility. I know someone high up in management and kept pestering them. Their lips were sealed, but he/she did give me a hint that benefits doc was recently updated. I'm not going to paste anything, or upload anything in... read more
Or just bye bye? What is the usual process? This is highly unusual - firing a huge chunk of employees when they also bump up earning numbers.
Or just bye bye?
Beware GM Employees....! I work in IT and have been instructed to flag anyone who is accessing this website from their work devices.
They keep saying they have no information whatsoever. How can that be? This is all kabookie theatre. By now, lists must have been prepared resource allocation must be going on. Is this winning with integrity?
Willing to try anything at this point... i have always been scared of dark arts but desperate times call for desperate measures
Since I’m seeing a lot of salaries thrown around feel free to see how you compare to your peers. It is illegal to prevent sharing of salaries so no worries. Please post what you feel comfortable with - level,position, and base salary
Is this winning with integrity? A simple actual update would go a long way
Don’t get me wrong, car production will be always present in some form, and nothing will happen overnight, but the car industry is well over its peak and it will steadily decline in the following years. With the introduction of electric cars and new... read more
I’m sure everybody will agree that laid-off GM workers are in a specific position compared to people in other branches that were cut. It’s not like there is a car assembly plant around every corner where people can apply for a job and the fact is... read more
Would like to keep track of layoffs/departures as they are happening at any GM location. Please post if layoffs have started or are in process at your location and whatever information you know.