GlobalFoundries Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at GlobalFoundries

Think GF? Think Bullying

Just curious how bad is the bullying in F1 and F8/9/10 especially from mfg department? Shocked at how abusive people can be in F7. Mfg and PC will shout and threaten people AT ALL TIMES just because things didn't go their way. Their mantra is my... —  read more 

I wish you all the very best

I worked at GF for a considerably long time, but have moved on to better opportunities (not saying much, I know). From an outsider's perspective, GlobalFoundries has never met the expectation of the ultra-rich investors. The company has always... —  read more 

Again $Millions to be spent on leadership show

This time the annual retreat of several hundred 'leaders' goes international to a resort in Europe. Last year was in San Diego as was posted in this forum. Here is the agenda: Pat each others back for a great job done in 2019 fooling TC on one... —  read more 

Layoffs in Fab 8?

Any rumors of any layoffs coming to Malta again? Last global cast was not exactly reassuring that things are stable in Malta.

Marvell Takeover of Avera Semi

Just saw that Marvell has completed the takeover of Avera from GF https://www.marvell.com/company/news/pressDetail.do?releaseID=11497 Any fallout from this? Being out of the loop for several months, just wondering if there were any layoffs or... —  read more 

Epic Fail

https://www.anandtech.com/show/15038/globalfoundries-and-tsmc-sign-broad-crosslicensing-agreement-dismiss-lawsuits So this is "good news" for most of the world except for GF. So McK convinced TC and the Prince to file a suit in hopes of raking in... —  read more 

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2 questions for HR and management

What is the minimum number of headcount needed to be maintained at the Malta site to get tax incentive from NY state? What was it in 2019 and how much is it reducing for 2020? Grade 9 and up (PMTS and up) get unlimited vacation as perks... —  read more 

Help Wanted: Competent cyber security officer

When putting stickers on ports is addressing cyber security, clearly company is in dire need of a cyber security professional, my 12 year old son is available and he works for energy drinks and chocolate bars.

TSMC fights back with a suit

Why hasn't anyone posted this so far? TSMC came firing back with a counter suit. https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1335161 Is GloFo also suing Samsung for patent infringement on 14 nm? Oh, that's right, they needed to pay Samsung for... —  read more 

Some Un-Glint survey questions

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 

GoFensive - Revving up the PR Spin Machine

What's with all of the current articles about GF "knocking it out of the park" post-pivot. It seems like they have a new PR firm that is winding up the spin machine into overdrive. WSJ? It seems like the new tack is the "advertorial". Here's a... —  read more 

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What happened to that post?

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?

6 months since San Diego party

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 

Resource action for older workers - stealth lay-off

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 

GF'ers BEWARE!! Little Brother is watching you!

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 

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Malta

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 

Class Action Lawsuit?

Are there any rumblings about a class-action lawsuit for age discrimination? I'm holding off signing the agreement for a while...

Averasemi sale evidence?

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 

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