OfficeMax Inc. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at OfficeMax Inc.

Office Max and Office Depot closing doors.

Employees told they would receive a severance package. Severance package information given weeks before last day of work. Acording to guidlines they are told (You musy return and execute a General Release Agreement no earlier than your specified end... —  read more 

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OD lays off AMs

Class action lawsuit against OfficeMax for misuse of exempt labor for non-exempt tasks prompts Office Depot to layoff assistant managers in most stores. Stores in employment at will states given no reason for the layoff.

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Whats next

What is the fallout from the Staples merger. I was let go in December as part of the Max to Depot consolidation, and I am hearing that the Staples takeover will be even worse.

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go hourly

Like Staples, OMax has to go hourly to avoid future lawsuits. Staples allowed Assistant Managers to make the same salary when they went hourly, just had to continue to work 45 hours a week. Where Staples assistants would work 45 hours a week and stay... —  read more 

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June 2014 Reorg, Layoffs

I think that June is going to be very crazy for the company, and we will know the org structure then and the process of selection and any layoffs and corresponding severance package. We may have to have to reapply for your jobs. If the company keeps... —  read more 

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List of Office Max Stores Closing in 2014

Does someone have a list of Office Max stores that will be closing in 2014? I saw the announcement and wanted to see if someone has more details - I work in West LA.

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officemax downsizing in 2014

we are worse than staples, and there is 1000 messages on staples' board... hahahah, we cannot even organize online... 2104 will be bad

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Just check out what's going on with Staples and you'll figure out that we are doomed. RIF and WFR will become a common acronyms here.

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