MetLife Inc. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at MetLife Inc.

Troy, New York Layoffs

Has anyone heard anything about the layoffs/last days in Troy, New York? We were told that my wife's job was moving to Carey by the end of the 3rd quarter of 2019...and we've heard nothing yet. We already know we're not moving (she'd have to... —  read more 

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Safe!

Well, we’re nearing the end of 2019, and no more significant layoffs? Hopefully the layoff business is done and over!

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Any news on more layoffs at MetLife?

There has been very little mention of more layoffs here - which would be great news if we didn't know for sure more is coming. Has there been any info on when that might be? It's really nerve-wracking having to work with an ax hanging over our... —  read more 

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Help Desk Contract News?

If you've experienced the "help desk" lately, you might be interested in this post under DXC, MetLife's "Help Desk" provider. "Help Desk". https://www.thelayoff.com/t/ZVW1YrL "Large Contract in US in jeopardy! "I am in delivery. Have heard that the... —  read more 

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Metlife Strategy, What's *YOUR* Strategy?

Re-posting at the top level from @GoodLuck "Global Shared Service Center" Noida, India is where any work that can be done there will go. "Regional Hubs" Tampa and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will get some work. "Centers of Excellence" in Cary, North... —  read more 

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MetLife Direct dome.

Almost 100 people laid off as a whole division was closed down. Informed 1/12/18 and effective 3/15/18.

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Assign work better

Perhaps the CFO can take a long needed look at the individuals in leadership who lack the sophistication to be able to recognize what sort of talent and skills are needed for the work that needs to be done. Currently, work is being assigned to... —  read more 

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Working in IT in Cary NC?

I am about to accept a position in MetLife working in IT in Cary, NC. Need to move my family. Please help provide feedback since this is a BIG decision.

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Post ID: @Zx817iq

Dublin offshoring

So some employees of the Dublin office are being laid off in favor of the the new Global Center of Excellence in Poland and MetLife GOSC in Noida. Estimated timeline by Q4 2019, probably October. Question is, where does the centralization of services... —  read more 

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Three for my team laid off

Three from my team laid off this month. Locations were Kansas City Missouri and Southfield Michigan. All long-term employees between 15 and 30 + years of service

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Shutdown 2019

Word went out that people will get notice tomorrow about when last day will be. No surprise though, kinda knew it was coming. They had been hiring folks in Tampa for months. This just s---s! So many long-time employees will be unemployed after years... —  read more 

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Retired

I've spent 33 years with the company and I retired in August 2017. My experience was entirely positive, I've worked with very talented people and I was compensated fairly. The salary paid off my home and put all four of my children through college... —  read more 

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NJ folks being shuffled off to Tampa

Latest "news" n the rumor mill is Business folks in NJ are being "allowed" to interview for their jobs - they have held for years - but in Tampa now.....Geez....this s--ks!

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Metlife way

Has anyone gone through the MetLife way yet? What are the normal staff reductions as a result?

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Toxic environment

I worked for MetLife for over 17 years and recently was informed of my job elimination. I loved the pay and benefits MetLife gave me but the working environment is toxic to your health and mind. You are constantly under the fear of losing your job. I... —  read more 

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New CEO

New CEO announced. Take over May 1. Not much gain for current CEO Kandarian to chop heads. Any job actions likely deferred till new CEO Khalaf takes over. Agree? —  read more 

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Age Discrimination

Good reading. Hope it doesn't happen at MetLife: https://features.propublica.org/ibm/ibm-age-discrimination-american-workers/ https://www.propublica.org/article/older-workers-united-states-pushed-out-of-work-forced-retirement —  read more 

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Employee Survey

Do u think employee survey will influence performance reviews or keeping job? It could go either way, if you put down that you think you are underpaid and they really want you, maybe u get a raise. Other hand, maybe they think you are trouble and... —  read more 

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Post ID: @WbwdOgc

Additional Lay Offs ?

So, it’s the end of year and doesn’t seem we have hit the 1400 number for employees being laid off this year? Will they actually do it right before or after Christmas ? Should we be concerned ?

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Unqualified and arrogant management

If anyone wants to get the idea of how a lot of hard work goes to waste due to the incompetence of the management, I suggest they look into the practices of Metlife’s management. A lot of ignorance mixed with a whole lot of hubris is a powerfully... —  read more 

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Metlife / Bridgewater Layoffs

The Bridgewater layoffs started on Friday 11/3/2017 - many of us predict that there will be additional cuts in 2018...

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Pledge to cut expenses

Given that the Chief Claims Officer in Auto and Home pledged to cut expenses by $6 million dollars, what do you think? Look for more layoffs in the higher paid regions of the country to be replaced by new hires in Freeport, Illinois since they are in... —  read more 

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Constant threat of layoffs

Why are people surprised or shocked when layoffs happen at MetLife? Where have you been for the past several years? Layoffs are a part of life here nowadays. Job security is nonexistent. And that's only the tip of the iceberg. Ridiculously low raises... —  read more 

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Post ID: @WapcVUH

Layoffs incoming

A $6 million dollar reduction is significant. Plus, claims may not be able to close any more offices as they are down to just six claims offices from eleven claims offices in the last 10 years. The company is adamantly opposed to remote/virtual... —  read more 

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More MetLife layoffs

Layoff notifications happened in Greenville today...it’s going down. Any more news on this? How many people were laid off? And more importantly, is it over or are we looking at even more notifications today or next week or is this it? Sometimes I... —  read more 

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Scranton/Clarks Summit

I know people in IT who are being notified about their layoffs today in Scranton/Clarks Summit. I haven't gotten details yet, though. Basically just that their jobs will be moving to Cary, NC in 2019.

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Audits

Just found out we are now going through quality audits. So Is this going to be how they get us out?

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Troy, New York

1,400 positions (the entire building..all positions except hands on computer techs) in Troy, New York moving to Carey, NC. 1st round was notified last month. Employees are being told in 3 waves. Next wave will be informed in June and last wave in... —  read more 

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More info on possible layoffs

Could be sooner than September/October, but I've seen October layoffs at other places. I think management favors Q4 because it only affects the last quarter of the year and once the year is over they don't have to talk about it much. Plus, it can... —  read more 

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Any News

Any more information on potential lay offs? Dates and /or departments??

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Second wave

2nd wave arrived as predicted above and a number of staff from Disability have been told their positions will now be located in North Carolina. They are not allowed to work remotely and were told they were chosen because they were deficient though... —  read more 

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MetLife Layoffs 2018

Another day, another surprise, there are folks that think that job reductions may happen in corporate in NYC.

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Let's discuss

"Starting next year (2018), we will begin to relocate approximately 1,400 positions in the United States to sites including our MetLife campuses in Tampa, Florida and Cary, North Carolina."

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