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Assessment

Anyone else want to know the results?? If we are not good enough to move on I would like to if the assessment truly tells me anything and a complete explanation of how the assessment works, what the results mean, how many studies have been done on... —  read more 

Furlough

Word in the plant is that all of W-7 is going on furlough starting the week of Thanksgiving until January 11th. Maybe a skeleton crew here and there.

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Russian Roulette

Every few years we play this employment game of Russian Roulette and we are always amazed to survive. But this time it feels like there is more than one bullet in the pistol!

Pros and Cons

Pros and cons of working for Allstate- Pros- The people The PTO Benefits Having a steady income Cons- Stress and anxiety Dealing with upset customers ALL day Having unrealistic expectations Putting EVERYONE through hell these past few... —  read more 

ATCO Energy Layoffs of C&I Retail

ATCO Energy laid off their representatives handling retail customers that were larger than 250,000 kWh of electricity or 2,500 GJ of gas. This means that the businesses that signed up on a plan don't have a designated account manager and ATCO doesn't... —  read more 

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Retail branches?

I know that a lot of us are in the dark but I'm curious to see if anyone has heard anything about retail banking layoffs. I know that they're working on closing branches, and I'd assume that low vs. high volume branches and length of service would be... —  read more 

CTS

Its looking awful odd at the CTS i used to work at, inside is a shi% show and outside looks like a damn dump with shelving and stuff outside and a whole bunch of busted carts etc all over outside, anyone have any word on CTS

No one is safe

After this week I honestly believe everyone will get cut - it’s just a matter of when. No one is safe unless you’re the damn ELT or favored by them. Whether it’s a year from now or 10 years from now, no matter what area you’re in, how long you’ve... —  read more 

What’s going on?

3 of my coworkers (1 merchandising , 2 associates) quit today, just out of the blue. I’m not sure what’s happening. I was asked to reschedule my shifts accordingly due to this. I don’t have a problem with it, hell, it means more pay for me. I'm... —  read more 

The "Elves" memo

The Christmas "elves" memo is belks way of saying they will hire temps until January at Min, Wage, but are not bringing back long term associates on furlough because they are not sure what will happen in 2021.

2021 Engagement Survey

Whose ready to take this survey in March 2021? I can’t imagine anything but disappointing results. Which in turn leads to more reorg rather than addressing the central issues. Let me ask you reader, what would it take for you over the next 6... —  read more 

MOW

Any other MOW crews with skeleton crews expected to do 3 gangs worth of work? I know where im at its two guys doing maintenance work and its all bad.