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http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/cbi-files-fir-in-rs-225-crore-air-india-software-procurement-scam/articleshow/56521504.cms?utm_source=toiiphoneapp&utm_medium=Sms&utm_campaign=show NEW DELHI: The CBI has registered a case against unknown... read more
Most of our group was let go yesterday as well. This is less than two years after being outsourced to IBM. We are being replaced with contractors for onsite support. When we were outsourced our group was either given a one year offer with a severance... read more
What a farce that Ginny is claiming to bring 25,000 jobs to the U.S. That number is directly correlated to the loss of professional IBMers that have A. been let go due to a 'skills transformation' that they went through in 2016, B. the... read more
Remember to sign up for the Trade Adjustment Act even if you do not want to use it. You may have co-workers who will find it helpful. https://www.doleta.gov/tradeact/2015_amend_benfits.cfm
Major IBM Layoffs happening today (Jan 5th) for US GTS division workers. Totals unknown, but I am one of them...What a shame this company has become and will continue to be. Was told my job was being moved to India, yet Ginni just sat in Trumps panel... read more
http://protectusworkers.org/letter-to-president-elect-trump-and-ginni-rometty-ceo-of-ibm-from-a-former-ibmer/ Please read the words of an American victim who is not happy about President Elect Trump’s choice to consult with IBM CEO, Ginni Rometty.
https://www.coworker.org/petitions/ibmers-to-donald-trump-do-not-trust-ibm Do not work with or help IBM on anything. IBM cannot be trusted. If you believe anything that IBM or any of its employees says, you will be sorry. Why is this important? This... read more
http://finance.yahoo.com/video/ibm-offshoring-144718149.html Donald Trump has made very public efforts to shame and threaten companies that ship American jobs overseas. It turns out that one of the companies that aggressively offshores jobs is... read more
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump-is-missing-the-biggest-offshoring-companies-150924712.html "Such filings indicate that at least 450 IBM workers have lost their jobs since the beginning of 2015 because the company moved the work overseas. But the... read more
Please post anonymously: 60 Minutes is doing a story to air in January. I was 1 of 6 flown to NY to be interviewed. It's about IBM & others sending US jobs over seas & the work S B is doing. They said they would tell us exact date, I will share when... read more
Any IBMers that want to sign this petition to Ginni Rometty please see this link: https://theintercept.com/2016/12/19/ibm-employees-launch-petition-protesting-cooperation-with-donald-trump/
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ibm-plans-to-hire-25000-workers-over-next-four-years-2016-12-13 Geeee. . .I wonder where the majority of these new hires will be based? And I also wonder how many RA's are triggered by these 25K new hires?
Word on the street is that the execs are waiting to take stock as far as how many people leave after becoming eligible for the yearly 401k match on Dec 15, and as a result of the forced relocation policy, and will then decide how many to axe as part... read more
I recommend that you read a message about this at: groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/IBM/conversations/messages/5435
We had a meeting on Friday about Checkpoint and TCR/bonuses, and not even the managers seem to know how it will all fit together at this point.
Disney let go of 300 IT people for favor of H1B visas and we know IBM all offshore https://www.thestreet.com/story/13912615/1/bob-iger-jamie-dimon-tapped-by-trump-for-advice-on-jobs-and-the-economy.html?puc=msnwin8&cm_ven=MSNWIN8 Donald Trump has... read more
http://seekingalpha.com/article/4027310-another-bribery-case-brewing-ibm-poland Summary Examining potential repeat violations of the FCPA. IBM's illicit creativity in securing international contracts. Investment implications for companies under... read more
https://www.propublica.org/article/cash-cars-and-contract-ibm-hp-and-oracle-in-the-crosshairs-of-overseas-corr Yet another form of financially engineering numbers. . .
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3142740/it-outsourcing/sanders-launches-new-attack-on-offshore-outsourcing.html Former presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will introduce legislation to discourage companies from relocating jobs... read more
http://www.ndtv.com/world-news/ibm-employee-quits-over-her-ceos-letter-to-donald-trump-1631963?pfrom=home-lateststories Most CEO letters are greeted by employees with a yawn. But after IBM CEO Ginni Rometty wrote a public letter to president-elect... read more
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/583544/fearing-tighter-us-visa-regime.html Anticipating a more protectionist U.S. technology visa programme under a Donald Trump administration, India's $150 billion IT services sector will speed up acquisitions in... read more
http://www.voanews.com/a/donald-trump-eyes-changes-guest-worker-program/3608083.html When Michael Emmons found out he was losing his job as a software developer at Siemens technology company and being replaced by a foreign worker, the last thing he... read more
Is it possible that we'll have job cuts in Armonk.
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3143620/it-outsourcing/on-first-day-in-office-trump-to-attack-visas-that-undercut-the-american-worker.html President-elect Donald Trump on Monday sent out the strongest signal yet that the H-1B visa program is... read more
http://www.businessinsider.com/r-tech-worker-visas-face-uncertain-future-under-trump-sessions-2016-11 SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The main U.S. visa program for technology workers could face renewed scrutiny under President-elect Donald Trump and his... read more
Can we somehow get organized to push back on all abuses by the management? Has this ever been attempted before?
http://money.cnn.com/2016/11/15/news/economy/ibm-ceo-trump-new-collar-jobs/index.html?iid=hp-stack-dom IBM CEO Ginni Rometty wants to help President-elect Donald Trump create new jobs in America. But she's not suggesting getting tough on Mexico and... read more
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3140711/it-careers/trumps-election-sets-stage-for-h-1b-reform.html President-elect Donald Trump gave laid-off IT workers something his rival, Hillary Clinton, did not during the campaign: Attention and a promise... read more
http://seekingalpha.com/news/3220534-s-and-p-500-companies-pay-highest-lowest-corporate-tax-rates Only 7 other corporations had a lower tax rate than IBM. IBM should start a new division devoted strictly to Financial Engineering. . .
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/donald-trump-hits-out-at-ibm-for-shifting-out-american-jobs-to-india/articleshow/55289239.cms WASHINGTON: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump today accused US tech giant IBM of... read more
Does IBM still support international transfers, in my particular case it'd be from the EU to the USA. Large scale SAP implementations experience, 4 years with IBM - 11 w/SAP, moving due to a family situation (wife is being transferred to the USA) - I... read more
This is from Forbes, via BI, Khosla nails it here... Vinod Khosla, former Sun Microsystems founder and the billionaire founder of famed Silicon Valley venture firm Khosla Ventures, was instrumental in the rise of what we now think of as the computer... read more