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Optum layoff 2019

If your employer selects you for a layoff, under Federal law, your employer is required to give you 60 days notice (and pay you for those 60 days). The 60 days is in addition to any severance you may be entitled to. This is required under the Federal... read more

2019 Layoff planning

If you think you may be laid off (or have been laid off), under Federal law, your employer is required to give you 60 days’ notice (and pay you for those 60 days) The 60 days is in addition to any severance you may be entitled to. This is required... read more

2019 Optum layoffs

Just want to start a thread so we can consolidate the info for 2019 layoffs at Optum. Not sure if you have anything right now but it's good to have a place where we can discuss it.

What's the OWBPA and why do I care

If you were laid off, there are multiple laws you should know about. One of them is the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) As part of the OWBPA, your employer must give you a document that has the job titles and ages of all laid off... read more

Age discrimination

If you were laid off because you are older than your co-workers, it's time to educate ourselves about age discrimination Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) info on age discrimination https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/age.cfm... read more

I'd like to work for OptumRx

I am looking for some input about what it's like to work for OptumRx Can you share your thoughts? https://www.vcstar.com/story/news/local/2018/07/27/ventura-county-businesses-sue-optumrx-d--g-pricing-lawsuit-pharmacy/784865002/... read more

Welcome Sir Andrew Witty

Let's learn more about the new President of Optum, Sir Andrew Witty. Welcome Sir Andrew! https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/former-glaxo-boss-andrew-witty-has-the-last-laugh-on-pharma-qpj5pw6f0... read more

Did you lose your job to an H-1B Visa holder

The H-1B Visa program allows companies to hire foreign workers for specialized jobs that can be difficult to fill H-1B visas are granted through an employer-driven system, which means an employer must apply for the visa. Some employers apply for the... read more

Optum 360 IT AE layoffs

Big layoffs in AE in July 2018. For those left not good news, many demotions and more being managed from India. The writing is on the wall, they will continuously will move as many jobs as possible offshore. Trumps enemy is right here in the US.

Optum Analytics / Advisory Board Layoff

Around 90-100 of us Optum Analytics colleagues were laid off today thanks for the new Advisory Board acquisition. OptumInsight senior executives are making some major cut, and it’s sad to see my 7-year with the company gets let go like this!!! Very... read more

Paving the Way for Sir Andrew’s Arrival

Hearing recently that no replacement requisitions are being approved at Optum for departing team members. Looks like the organization wants the financials to be ship-shape for the arrival of the new CEO on July 1. Good news for those fortunate enough... read more

VSIP - phase 2 underway

After releasing positive Q1 earnings on April 17th, where UHG net $1 Billion in profits, I guess they had no choice but to fund the remaining VSIP employees that accepted their original offer. Employee releases granted under a phased approach over... read more
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MedSynergies to Optum360

Optum360 purchased MedSynergies a couple years ago, but we did not 'transition' until 12/24/2017. Since then, they have severance more than half of our employees. They claim this is due to losing a major client (CHI) in September 2017. They assured... read more


I was laid off in July 2017 as part of the layoff. Two of us on my team were laid off and we were the oldest in age. Two younger more recent hires were kept on the team because they had worked with our boss previously and were his favorites. The... read more

Common Review today - bad news

I’m in late 30’s, grade 28, Optum Operations; after earning mostly 4’s and some 5’s on my review (which is solid performance), I only no raise and no bonus!!!!! WTF!!! I usually get 10% bonus in the past 3 years, and my manager hinted that Norman... read more

Duluth Layoffs

30 were laid off in Duluth a couple of weeks ago As expected, 2018 will be a repeat of 2017
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Optum layoffs july 2017

What happened in July - how many folks were let go. What groups were targeted.
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