Heard a new round coming soon, can anyone confirm?
Topics regarding layoffs at JCPenney
I work for a store that is closing in the next few months and I’m sick over the severance package. I’ve been with JCP for 15 years and all I get is 2 weeks total ! Not 2 weeks per year just 2 weeks ! W T F Also we all get $300 extra for staying on... — read more
Is my store doomed?
We looking for other jobs, the whole store is, no love lost here for that. JCP has gone down the rabbit hole. I have been back and forth at different jcp stores and the feelings the same everywhere I’ve only worked in one store and I’ve always... — read more
We have lost all that experience, please enforce mask wearing in the stores, people in stores coughing like crazy, uh, how u expect us to ask to sign up for credit card when people not wearing mask and coughing out loud. How about these managers try... — read more
today i was at my local jcpenney and was talking to the sale staff and one nice lady said that they are losing nike and one more brand she thought for a second then said adidas or under armor is this true at all stores or just a select few?
Or is JCPenney closing all stores permanently tomorrow?
Judging by everything that is happening in this company, I no longer trust our management at all. I have no reason to trust them. They have proven many times that we are all just a number to them. It’s awful to work in a company in which there is... — read more
This might seem strange that I'm comparing a long gone dept store but both companies have similar patterns of bussiness planning. in 1996 montgomery ward was facing finance problems and had already gone through a bankruptcy and ended up being sold to... — read more
Do any of you believe the intern CEO when he says that no more store are being contemplated to close?
I would leave if I had some decent options. Still, lately everything seems like a better option to me than this one here. There aren’t a lot worse ones, are there? I work too much, and I’m under constant stress while waiting for the announcement... — read more
someone said somthing about jcpenney needs to bring in new merchandise and brands well it's happening https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/26/jc-penney-interim-ceo-sees-green-shoots-as-retailer-plots-turnaround.html
J.C. Penney has already shuttered 156 stores permanently after filing for bankruptcy last year. Eighteen more will close in the next two... — read more
All I managed to find was a job in retail, in a company where the situation is not much better than here. I would love to get out of the world of retail, but unfortunately, I didn’t expand my skillset enough. I was thinking about some retraining... — read more
I am aware that employees cannot do much to keep their jobs here and that everyone’s motivation is zero. However, this negative condition is literally contagious. I try my best to do what I can while I’m still here and not despair, but it’s very... — read more
With Sephora moving to another location and leaving a lot of empty space, which brand do you think would best fill that space? Does someone have any idea what would be the right decision? Somebody already mentioned that vacant departments will be... — read more
With one hour to get pricing and signing to do before store opens we are constantly moving out of their way and customers knowing we are changing prices.
Of course we are on a skeleton crew & with security rarely ever there, we have been having grab and run thefts literally almost every day. Sometimes more than once a day. It is frightening how brazen these criminals are. They have come to know... — read more
can someone from district please let your employees know what's going on, stop keeping people who keeps the doors open and customers coming back to shop, people need positive reinforcement
The last wave of 18 closings was announced in December and the stores close in May. since hours are cut I assume more closings on the way
No, I’m not happy to simply have a job. This is no longer a job worthy of a human being. My store has only recently started new hours and this is driving me crazy. If this is a way to reduce or avoid layoffs, then they could have come up with... — read more
What does swapping managers in texas means, new faces, new plans, new perspective. Maybe low pay these managers, so who's actually running the stores. Someone please share your thoughts
In my district, General Managers Jobs keep getting posted. Is it the same for other districts?
I can only imagine it is more tense than ever. Luckily, I managed to find another job and left, but I sympathize with the people who are still in the company. What is the atmosphere like in the remaining stores before the company goes out of... — read more
Most of these locations were announced back in December but are expected to begin Liquidation sales by March 2021 as Hilco Merchants is wrapping up Liquidation sales at 19 Lord & Taylor Stores, 407 Christopher & Banks stores, 37 Bed Bath & Beyond... — read more
Now plus covid 19 we are in a historic winter event down south are we going to get compensated for not being able to go to work or dinged again for not putting some effort in going. Sign of the times companies worried about their businesses where... — read more
My store just announced new hours for employees to limit on costs, and to potentially avoid layoffs. Anyone going through the same issue?
Does anyone know what the deal is with the pension? I am still an actively working employee. We are told PBGC is taking over pension. Then we get emails about taking a survey and some of us don’t get the survey. Then another email stating that we are... — read more
Heard store closings will be announced tomorrow, anyone have any info?
Its strange alot of companies received government grant money and assistance but anything for retail, a friend of mine received a bonus plus a 3 dollar raise for being an essential worker, but we still out in the elements dealing with DISRESPECTFUL... — read more
JCP is/was going to sublease part of the Fossil Headquarters Richardson headquarters office?
For jcp associates who qualify for the pension, has anyone hear whats going to happen with that?
This company is so poor at communicating, no wonder people are looking online for answers about their job status. I was a seasonal employee in the warehouse in Stead, NV, went in to work this morning (it’s a 5AM start time so I have to be up by 4AM... — read more