Management takes turns daily watching employees in the camera room, not looking for shoplifters. They’re goal is to observe a violation they can use to terminate F/T employees. Especially those with 5 or more years of tenure. They want you gone to... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Lowe's Cos.
When will there be more cuts of full time positions? We all know they want to get rid of as many as they can as fast as they can, so I'm pretty sure we won't have to wait for too long. Somebody referred to this as Walmarting of Lowe's in another ... — read more
Here's the new policy that will be introduced at the all store meeting: Kronos will be taking over. 17 days advance schedule New late/early in will be moved back to 6 minutes. Flagged for mispunches, late and early ins. 7 callouts in rolling 12 month... — read more
Should we be worried about anymore structure changes in 2021??
Was told today that starting on February 17th that installed sales positions are being eliminated.
Share any updates you may have about Lowes Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Houston store, Never heard from store management, but two down with COVID, one being tested, another one out (don’t know status. They were around other employees in the break room. Store does not social distance, people still come in with no masks... — read more
They also plan to unload anyone that took any kind of leave this year, or has any kind of ongoing medical issues like diabetes. Again to save onto payroll and benefits costs going forward. Sometimes I just can’t believe the things that I’m hearing... — read more
I feel sorry for the folks I leave behind in my store but I finally found a new job and I'm not going back there ever again. For months I've had to do the job of three-four people because we were that short staffed while the manager kept promising... — read more
Lowes believes they are above the law. https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/whats-in-store/article244375197.html Same thing happening here in Maryland. A long letter/email has been sent to County Exec - Johnny... — read more
I understand that the pandemic has changed a lot, that a lot is different now and I am happy that I still have a job. However, generally speaking, it is very unfortunate that after 15 or more years of work the pay raise is so small, almost not worth... — read more
We have an outbreak in our store. I blame the Store Manager and every leader all the way up to Marvin. Nobody took it seriously. Nobody wore masks, just used them as chin straps. No cleaning. No social distancing at all. One of the... — read more
In my store we have an outbreak with 2 people positive and at least 6 more quarantined. Why did we have we find this out through the grapevube? Shouldn't management inform us without violating privacy laws?
How does Lowes contact trace? We have someone who just tested positive, and I was definitely near him for more than 15 min (in breakroom on lunch). But they told me I wasn’t affected? Wtf?
Along with the new changes, Appliance specialists are being replaced by Pacific Sales, yes, 3rd party! Also cabinet specialists are being replaced by in house Vendor reps. At at least with the vendors and Pacific Sales, applications will be accepted... — read more
Long Story short, I was termed from Lowes for "breaking company policy" after being with Lowes for seven years in Oct of 2019. Fought it and won 8k in unemployment, Lowes lost. I reapplied about two months ago, never got called for interviews, and... — read more
We have had multiple associates at my store come down with COVID and have to take two or more weeks off to work through it. In every case no one else in the department was allowed time off to quarantine. By contrast our store manager took a complete... — read more
Lowe's made a big deal out of the new blue box cutter knives and yet it seems our store barely got enough for everyone to get one of these way back of the beginning of the year when they came out. We have no spares and no replacement blades. I for... — read more
Are you kidding me??? Has the person who wrote this actually step a foot in a Lowe's store during the pandemic??? Stay-at-home orders and quarantines led to an explosion of home improvement and DIY projects, and Lowe’s responded to the increase in... — read more
Management at my store has made comments about yet another restructure coming in January they are very tight lipped about it the only thing they would say it mostly is about the back end operations anyone have any more info
I wonder if standing in puddles of urine in the employee men’s restroom due to overflowing urinals, is conducive to fighting Cv-19? It amazes me with the collective filth in our stores (oh the salesfloors look great! Mustn’t make SM look bad to the... — read more
Some things are out of our control, but for some we are to blame. So, for next year, I decided to make a lot of changes to the way I work. There is no chance that I will give my best and turn my life into a nightmare, because I have seen that those... — read more
My sister and I both work at Lowe’s but in two different stores. While I get a few minutes of rest, she complains that her manager does not allow her a break, that is, she forces her to work without one. I understand that it is a very busy period... — read more
I am a department supervisor and I can honestly say the way upper management treats me and my peers in the store is just downright evil in my opinion. It’s not like we’re even doing supervisor work, they have us unloading trucks, stocking lumber... — read more
Hearing rumors that MST Green will take over merchandising and caring for the plants next year and that all service vendors will be gone?
Atlanta-Based The Home Depot Acquires Key Competitor for $8 Billion Home improvement retailer this week finalized the HD Supply deal, first announced in mid-November.
Jan 1st, 2021 all California employees must make at least $14 an hour. Jan 1st, 2022 California minimum wage goes to $15 an hour.
This is follow up to an older thread. Now that there is no clause for corporations to be protected if employees become ill at work due to the virus do you think the company will mandate vaccinations as part of an employment agreement? Or do you think... — read more
Why does this place not close at 6 on the 23rd so we can be with our families? Some if us have family in town and can't schedule off like some do.
Constructive advices are always welcome, but I don’t understand those who come here to leave a post saying ‘we should all leave the company as soon as possible’. I mean hey, we all know what tough working conditions we have here and I believe we are... — read more
I’m curious if most specialists are getting a monthly bonus?
Anyone seen the new email about health check and screening that starts Mon Dec 21st before each shift?
During my many years of work in the company, I have never experienced such a bad atmosphere as it is now. It is clear to me that we are all a bit nervous, the pandemic has made all the bad things even more obvious, but it is not clear to me why the... — read more
You really have to laugh when you have an ADA claim active and they threaten your job not once but twice. Seeking legal counsel today.
There are abnormally long lines in my shop. It’s chaos all day long and this company doesn’t stop unpleasantly surprising us day after day. The problem is that management obviously doesn’t care and doesn't schedule cashiers. Do you also have this... — read more
Is your job at Lowes worth taking an experimental and rushed vaccine?
I sell appliances part time in Dayton area. I came from selling appliances and mattresses @ Sears before my store closed due to bankruptcy. I can tell you for sure Sears had some stupid ideas but lowes is by far worse than Sears all day everyday. It... — read more
Word has it that tomorrow 12/9/20 it will be announced that the installed Sales Offices will be closed doen by mid Jan. More details tomorrow I guess
I know a lot of us are overworked, understaffed and not given enough hours to complete the work list we’ve been given. I understand how it is because I’m in the same boat. But here’s the thing. I quit stressing over that entire BS. I’m giving it... — read more
I had to retire after Heath issues made it impossible to continue working at Lowe’s. Pray that you never need your LTD coverage. Lowe’s contract with Cigna is a huge scam. Lowe’s should be ashamed of themselves for offering LTD coverage from the... — read more