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
Topics regarding layoffs at GlobalFoundries
I was never very impressed with the guy. I wonder how he will do at Intel? https://www.anandtech.com/show/15226/intel-hires-gary-patton I remember being in a meeting TC saying that we should only start worrying when he leaves. That was about... — read more
Any rumors of any layoffs coming to Malta again? Last global cast was not exactly reassuring that things are stable in Malta.
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
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
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
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
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
Please do not interpret the following post as someone who is trying to bait or stoke the flames, I am truly confused at the current situation at GF and am in need of an explanation as to why these forums have become so cryptic in such a short few... — read more
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.
Recently it was reported an employee was released due to breaking GF work ethics policy. In response, GF has gone on offense/retaliation against all non-exempt employees.
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
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
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
It's been pretty silent, which worries me
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?
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
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?
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
I am so missing it since May, that exciting blog.
estimate how many contractors (none tool related) / consultants on site and remote ?
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
Are there any rumblings about a class-action lawsuit for age discrimination? I'm holding off signing the agreement for a while...
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
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
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
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