The Workday invites CA employees to enter their vaccination status. Class action anyone?
As a Xerox employee, I am begging you to buy Xerox and get rid of all corporate officers. They are a cancer called incompetence that is destroying a company that still has much to... — read more
Doesn't seem to be affecting too many people so far, but it's certainly happening.
Is anyone aware of the status of the contract renewal with the Bank of America?
It's official: HP Inc. Puerto Rico will be ceasing operations starting November of this year and ending on April 2022. Severance will equal 3 months salary plus two weeks per year, up to a maximum of 9 months (or basically, up to a years salary for... — read more
Has anybody heard anything about possible cuts before month's end?
What are your thoguhts?
It is my understanding that if you leave HP before you have been there for 3 years then you are not vested in any of the employer 401k matching contributions (or interest earned on those contributions) and would need to return that money from your... — read more
Hearing from a lot of CW's that their contracts are not being renewed at the end of Oct. These are contractors that have been renewed year after year and not the 2 year contract employees.
WFRed? Suggest that you make sure your 60 day benefit equivalent payment is paid and your COBRA is active for 90 days. Dont sign the Waiver until you make sure it is all paid. Looks like HP is shirking their legal duties for WARN. Surprise!
HPE HQ has decided to move to Texas. What about HP Inc.? Is there an incentive to do so? Would you favor this decision?
Is there going to be any reorg or HP Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Now that it is official that HP Enterprise will move its headquarters to the Houston area... The move won’t result in any layoffs, company officials said, adding that it expects several hundred nontechnical jobs could relocate to the campus under... — read more
We know HP is gearing up for layoffs because they changed their severance package this week slashing it from a week for every year of service to 11 weeks and 2 days for every year of service after that. Typical Meg move. Typical HP, just keep paying... — read more
ASAP Checklist for people leaving ...before losing access to your employer's internal systems ...and in the following few weeks https://www.hpalumni.org/asap
As if the situation wasn't stressful enough as it is, now we have to wait to find out who is being laid off. Which means days - or maybe even weeks - of unnecessary worrying for many of us at a time when we are already overstressed. Am I the only one... — read more
The San Jose Mercury reported today that a Federal Court judge in San Jose has ruled that the ageism case against HP can move forward. I explored this case before recently signing off on my WFR (which converted to EER), but figured the likelihood of... — read more
I am seven years from retirement, and was laid off by HP. I was informed by my manager at HP that my dismissal was just about numbers. At HP, like many other large companies, you are only as valuable to the corporation as your current managers... — read more
Is this the biggest location you have? How many employees are at Palo Alto?
So who is going to be in the first batch of layoffs? Just CWs or actual employers? Which departments are going?
HP with 3rd Party Sales and Marketing company Mosaic(Acosta) at Best Buy Retail Stores. Part Time Reps have been notified that they are let go- out of work.
Is it true that HP had furloughs?
5 years from retirement. My 401k tanks by 20% in last 2 weeks. Facebook offers all 45000 employees 6 months bonus to compensate work from home, on base salaries that are already 50-100% more. What is Enrique going to do for employees to compensate... — read more
3 people in my department are taking the early retirement package. They will leave in February 2020. The retirement age was lowered to 50 for this round of offers. It use to be 55. It may start looking like a ghost town around here next year.
Whats going on in Vancouver? Heard rumor of recent work force reduction? Seems strange with the news about them building a new facility there unless the plan is to consolidate all west coast sites there?
When we all get back to the office, how do you think this is going to play out?
HPQ just authorized work from home if you are able. Don't go to office unless physical presence is absolutely required.
Excellent article from a tech writer who seems to have a good grasp on the state of Xerox, and positive things to say about HP management (full disclosure, I am a former Xerox... — read more
Most likely response to HP again rejecting Xerox offer and trying to play defensive with poison pill. Same happened at Xerox with the Xerox defense of Fuji merger.
Has anyone ever known someone at HP who has negotiated a severance package? i.e. approached their manager about being let go in exchange for a severance.
Contract workers are being asked to take off 5 days without pay from now until the end of April.
The delusion is incredible. Investment activities are misguided e.g. 3D. Good businesses are starved. The street has no clue on the realities of print and where opportunities really exist. Enrique is a dinosaur. Christof is just reading a script. HR... — read more
The layoffs are in progress now. Remote workers (teleworkers) are being let go first. Those who have been with EDS/HP for a long time are also being cut. HP says teleworkers need to go into an office but the problem is that HP closed many offices a... — read more
Greetings HP. I come in peace as an unwilling participant in this potential arranged marriage. So let’s get a discussion going. Do you think it will happen? If so, what is the predicted fallout? What do you think the stock price will look like when... — read more
Find it curious that CTO retires and an interim is named. Most reputable companies have a transition plan in place for executive level positions and retirement. What’s up?
HP told Xerox to go pound salt. Yep they turned down the offer again. https://investor.hp.com/news/press-release-details/2020/HP-Sends-Letter-to-Xerox/default.aspx