Kimberly-Clark Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Kimberly-Clark

200 in IT Layoffs

Thought KC had tried out sourcing some IT a few years ago and then brought back in house (.i.e. SAP Basis, etc.) Heard they will be laying off ~1,200 world wide starting this year. 200 in IT (~20% of IT). IT will be at end of this year or start of... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Alrx1q7

Kimberly-Clark Layoffs 2018

Last year all was good, now all of the sudden, people are complaining and there are rumors about layoffs here in Irving.

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Post ID: @PLFy0t0

At least somebody is paying attention

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin sent a letter Wednesday accusing Kimberly-Clark Corp. executives of using corporate tax cuts to enrich themselves and shareholders amid announcements of layoffs and plant closures... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RETzaVW

KC Layoffs Media Coverage - January 23 2018

I have compiled a list with 15 articles.... US News As US Birthrates Drop, Kimberly-Clark Feels the Pinch https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/texas/articles/2018-01-23/kimberly-clark-plans-to-cut-5-000-to-5-500-jobs The Globe and Mail (Canada)... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Rn9aJQJ

This is what we get with no focus on long term strategy

It’s safe to say that leadership at the executive level is only concerned with short term results instead of focusing on a long term strategy. At the moment their strategy is so disconnected from current industry needs that employees are taking the... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnN6xHO

Anybody actually surprised by this news?

I'm seriously wondering if there is one Kimberly-Clark employee who is sitting at home or work right now and thinking "wow, this is a surprise." Everybody knew something like this was coming. This company has been off the rails for years now. We have... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnNMM8g

5,000 to be laid off in 2018 by Kimberly Clark

So much for no layoffs and so much for 'respecting the individual' and the worker. Now, it's official and for all of us that were on this forum before and warning about this, it's not a surprise. I can tell you that 5K was a bit more than I expected... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnS0xoh

Impact?

I think that most will be out of KCNA - at this point NA is facing at least 200 layoffs. It's a rough day for all of us. Remember, no matter what future brings be positive, good to others and God will take care of you. God bless! —  read more 

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Post ID: @RngkyMy

Procter & Gamble to blame?

To be honest, I don't think there is anybody else to blame but us, but since some people need an outside "bad guy" in a situation like this, this article gives them one... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnldOqB

AK - Conway and Maumelle

No word on how this will impact Arkansas, Conway and Maumelle and the sales office... The Dallas-based paper products conglomerate has manufacturing plants in Conway and Maumelle and a sales office in Northwest Arkansas, but offered no details... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnqB22D

How many in the US?

Anybody knows how many of the announced layoffs will be in the US? Kimberly-Clark is a big company, and I'm thinking that laying off those in countries with better benefits that cost more will be the way they'll go. I still might be wrong, because at... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnubBIN

Perfect way to get rid of us old-timers

I'm wondering if Kimberly-Clark will use the 2018 layoffs as an excuse to get rid of more of us old-timers... The management has certainly been doing its best to make our lives miserable in hopes we would leave on our own... I really wish age... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Ro9vd27

This is just the beginning

This is just a beginning, guys. I would bare all the anxiousness that I'm feeling right know if I knew that things will become better after this layoffs (even if my job goes under the bus). But with this management, completely vision blind and... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RoVvBr3

At least everybody is hearing about this...

I guess 2018 is a slow year because for some reason these Kimberly-Clark layoffs are really gaining traction in media coverage. I'm saying for some reason because I've been checking out other boards here and the biggest complaint from people seems to... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Rofl8hQ

How to survive a layoff

Since very few of us can be certain we'll have a job by the end of this year, I thought this article could help prepare better for what's to come. If you think your job is at risk or have recently been laid off, “the first thing you need to do is... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Roz35Dw

Greed

OK folks we all know what it boils down to - CORPERATE GREED!

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Post ID: @RpGwueh

Using tax break to finance layoffs

Kimberly-Clark is literally using tax break to finance layoffs. And nobody cares!!! Is our country really so screwed up that a CFO of a major corporation can openly say that tax break meant to create jobs will be used to lay off more than 5,000... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RpbrJ8G

It's real

We must not take this as a grain of salt, it's factual and real - it's well documented and will shatter thousands of careers, impact family life, etc.... Before there were rumors, and Bam! Look what happened, this Holy restructuring came into play... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Rpdp6Ey

Stock holders before employees

Too offer $1 dividend to stock holders for each share of stock. How many shares does Tom Falk have? Yearly pay $7.4 million dollars of stock plus $2.1million is stock options. Not that $75,600 does much but the stock going up also pads the pockets. —  read more 

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Post ID: @RpjW4LZ

Confirmed 5 U.S. mills to shut down

It was announced to some EMEA employees from EMEA leadership that 5 United States mills will shut down. Anyone knows or has an idea which mills will those be?

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Post ID: @RqLEVvK

8 empty bays at BCC mills

Heard there are 8 empty bays at KCNA BCC mills. 3 Beech, 2 Ogden and 5 in Paris. Anyone thinks they might merge AFC and BCC again? Dismantle an AFC mill and send machines to the BCC mills? Thoughts?

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Post ID: @RryD3Jg

Fullerton mill announced

Today they announced to the Fullerton mill personnel that it’s 1 of the 10 manufacturing facilities to close per the global restructuring program.

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Post ID: @RuBSGTx

Global restructuring update

Major restructuring in EMEA impacting KCP withing marketing, finance , R&D and sales support. ITS team to be relocated to poland and a new centre in Banglaore India. New sales Model to be implemented resulting in a massive headcount reduction within... —  read more 

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Post ID: @SRjpYU6

Personal Care machines

Many “top secret” projects going on. All depend machines will be distributed among BCC mills. All tampon lines at Conway will move to Nogales and all pad machines will go to Conway. Foak team will set camp in SLC or Dallas.

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Post ID: @SxQzY6u

Ncsf

Over 80 people have severed or retired in production .temps start on Monday ,struggling to find people to run the machines.no answers on shutdown. feet dragging by the company. the crappiest offer I've ever seen. Saying we want to keep the place... —  read more 

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Post ID: @T2H2p6h

Let’s be honest. Wisconsin gots to go.

Appleton Wisconsin is an awful place to live and unless you are from there it’s becoming really tough to bring and retain talent. K-C needs to move their R&E location to Dallas or Roswell. Somewhere where they can continue growing the business and... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ULaL0ww

Chester mill safe. Investing $150MM.

Jenks, Mobile and now Chester are safe https://www2-philly-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/www2.philly.com/philly/blogs/inq-phillydeals/kimberly-clark-boeing-millions-racp-20180831.html?outputType=amp —  read more 

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Post ID: @UWEqfl5

How is this okay????

The title of this article is right, this is basically rewarding Kimberly-Clark for laying off people. You can keep laying off, just don't overdo it and we'll keep giving you money. Makes me sick... —  read more 

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Post ID: @UtUzNnW

EUROPEAN CONSUMER Business.

According to the latest news consumer European Business will be sold to a private equity. To be announced soon before the earning call on the 22nd of october The sale is worth 1.5 Billion to be reinvested in more profitable and growing markets such... —  read more 

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