It's been pretty silent, which worries me
Topics regarding layoffs at GlobalFoundries
Surprised no one has posted anything about the lawsuit yet. What's really going on with this lawsuit? Heard some "completely unsubstantiated" rumour that this business came from recommendations from our "friends" at McK (do they get a cut if... — read more
https://www.anandtech.com/show/14740/globalfoundries-sells-off-photomask-assets-to-toppan This change will have no impact on jobs. That's a good thing, right?
What happened to the post that stated Samsung was about to seal the deal but the Vermont fab is a sticking point ? Why was it removed?
I am so missing it since May, that exciting blog.
1) would you recommend GF to someone you despise ? 2) If you could come to GF everyday arriving and leaving any time you like and not having to do anything except cash and spend your check, would you stay at GF ? 3) if you notice coworkers are... — read more
estimate how many contractors (none tool related) / consultants on site and remote ?
So it is open secret that the Design Enablement department in Singapore has been playing Pokémon-go openly in groups for the past 3 years pretty much most of the time and really you barely see them working. I heard that someone complained and HR... — read more
It's been 6 months since MILLIONS were spent for the San Diego party for upper management. What was achieved - higher attrition, still low employee engagement, failed projects....? May be the ceo should try something better next time - like a... — read more
What has been the value add of this CTO?
Recent email to older workers meeting specific criteria 20 yrs/55+ or 15 yrs/ 60+ It’s basically GF hinting to the older higher paid workers it’s time to go. With the influx of young inexperienced new hires, common sense would say this is not the... — read more
Looks like more fresh grads joining in and experienced leaving....
What's going on? Has there been anything new on layoffs? Or are we still in a waiting pattern?
Any update info ?
I've heard from 2 different people that I still know that work at Fab 8 that there posts have been either taken down or maybe even never publicly posted when posted through GF IP addresses. One of them was using his phone at the site and the other... — read more
Target hiring Warehouse Workers (starting at $18.91/hr) at Wilton distribution center
Some Malta employees are going to get transitioned to a contractor, sort of like Fishkill did with Manpower years ago. It fixes Global's employment costs for the length of the contract, unless the add or cut people. It's the cutting people that will... — read more
This is a heads up, Laid off in June. Stuck with Cobra, which We write a check directly to GF every month. First the Medical Insurance was changed to cheaper plan ( co-pays and deductibles). We just found out the Dental was changed to a cheaper plan... — read more
Global is planning to bring in another company and pile off some employees over to some nobody c-appy company that nobody cares about so Global can lower their bills and empty you out of their inventory free n clear. They want to keep their hands in... — read more
In Tom's recent interview with EE times - “We still have something in our portfolio that doesn’t make sense for us as a foundry … We are closing in on a great partner, so we don’t compete with our customers,” said Tom Caulfield, who took over as... — read more
From EE times “In January, GF sold its 200-mm Fab 3E in Singapore to Taiwan’s Vanguard for $236 million. It is close to announcing a third and final sale — probably a process-technology transfer — as part of the restructuring under the new CEO.” Well... — read more
with great sorry and despair I report passing. emptying trash and I see things I not have seen the funeral be September 2020
They cant afford to hire experienced workers so they're already getting more High School students who know nothing about this industry to fill in the gaps. You will be happy to know the whole place is messed to complete MAYHEM. T's not crossed I's... — read more
EETIMES article https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1334595# “This could be a move to simplify things if GF’s parent wanted to sell the company to TSMC, UMC, etc.,” said Bill McClean, president of IC Insights. “I have always believed that... — read more
If they are having to sell plants to cover current operating expenses, this charade isn't going to last long. If they can't convince a buyer to take Malta, I give them until the end of the year before they are firing people again, and probably... — read more
Just to warn people who might thing they are safe - I was hired and laid off within twelve months. I don't need to tell you what that meant for any kind of severance. I guess I should have better researched GlobalFoundries when I accepted this... — read more
Remember when previous CEO said “We got 99 problems but, money ain’t one” Current market conditions determined, that was a lie. — read more
I had to share this from another page - tell me this does not fit GlobalFoundries to a tee: Employers are ideally looking for an employee with the wisdom of a 50 year old, the experience of a 40 year old, the drive of a 30 year old, and the pay scale... — read more
This round of GF pivot spin should be even more entertaining after the March denials. What's next? — read more
This company has created a vacuum of talent that has come and gone period. The door continues to swing constantly. All I hear like every week is something new this person left that person left..... constantly. The reputation in Malta is so bad people... — read more
say it isnt so.....
https://dailygazette.com/article/2019/04/03/globalfoundries-in-malta-to-interview-for-100-production-jobs-this-saturday They're so desperate they are willing to pay while training newbies. (Granted, only $15/hour, which you can earn flipping... — read more
Just when I thought we were past layoffs - at least for a while - new rumors have started circulating at the office that we might see some cuts before the end of the month. Does anybody here know more about this? I keep hoping it was just some wild... — read more
Hiya guys, BigPivot here. I just wanted to reach out to all my GF colleagues, and departed alumni from times past to see how life was going after the Pivot. Miss you guys!! Here at GF we are really busy with the big ramp and all the hiring of new... — read more
https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/08/business/chrysler-building-sale/index.html What an epic fail. Even GF should lose less than 80% when sale and liquidation completes. Proving once again that foolish princes and their sovereign wealth funds are soon... — read more