Optum Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Optum

Sorry we employees will lose

Just as we know and expect, we as employees, who have been wronged will lose. I have talked to leaders who say that UHG is now in the papers for being saviors! UHG is taking down barriers to prior autos and giving employees 2 weeks extra sick leave... —  read more 

Sorry we employees will lose

Just as we know and expect, we as employees, who have been wronged will lose. I have talked to leaders who say that UHG is now in the papers for being saviors! UHG is taking down barriers to prior autos and giving employees 2 weeks extra sick leave... —  read more 

Got what you paid for I guess...

Hey Optum leaders... Firing American workers and sending their jobs to the Philippenes to save a dollar and now they're on lockdown in their homes and unable to work from home due to their 3rd world internet. How'd that decision work out for you? ... —  read more 

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Leaving for a competitor

I, like many of you, am interviewing for roles outside of Optum and I am about to have my final interview with a competitor Aetna. Is there a policy spoken or otherwise about when you announce you accepted a job with a competitor in that do they ask... —  read more 

Wall Street Journal Article with ability to comment

This deserves its own thread. Many of us are aware of the recent memo put out by the CEO. Telling employees they cannot work from home unless they are older 65+ or health issues. Those with health issues needed a doctors note and to reveal personal... —  read more 

Check in on your former colleagues

I was just thinking about those who were laid off and given the covid-crisis, many will be unable to job search as companies are reacting to the pandemic. Do be kind and check in on your former colleagues/friends! Provide any help & support that you... —  read more 

Are you being bullied to force you out?

I have been bullied by my entire team to make me feel worthless so that I leave. They dont care about your past contributions or the fact that they only have jobs because of your many contributions to keep the lights on for your project in the early... —  read more 

Virus cancelled lay-off

The March 24 lay-off has been postponed. If you don’t think this virus is serious, pay attention. They aren’t going to lay off because they are worried about having enough workers, literally enough warm bodies to keep us going. Now is the time to... —  read more 

Wichmann meeting Trump on COVID-19..

See the video on The Hub. Did he happen to omit the glaring fact that Optum/UHG is shifting our jobs to overseas employees? Saw another precert case done in the Philippines with bot assistance. All for greed, with Americans losing jobs. Buy American... —  read more 

Anyone else hear this?

Copied from another Optum thread. Anyone else hear murmurs of this happening? Layoffs will happen tomorrow 3/11. Optum across many product lines and support services.

Gone

Optum was hit in December and January. I was in Advanced Illness and they cut half our team. Unfortunately, I was one of the ones cut and one of the top performers. There is no rhyme or reason as to who they chose to lay-off!!

March 2020 layoffs

Has anyone heard of date of March 2020 layoffs? Who will be affected? Any update is appreciated. Thanks

UHG still has plans to lay off 2020

It has NOTHING to do with working harder, having a degree or even knowing how to do your job.... it’s all about how much a_$ you can kiss and if you are the directors bff. I can’t wait to watch this company tank because nobody wants to talk to a... —  read more 

Anyone Being Bullied to Make You Leave?

I've been extremely bullied the past few weeks I think in an effort to break me down so I quit as it's easier and cheaper if we QUIT. I'm fighting back. I've contributed several billion in ideas for this corrupt company and now they're trying to... —  read more 

Optum Lay off

They stated work force reduction and laid off about 25 plus from the department I worked in yesterday and today in AZ.

Blacklisted IP

This morning while connected to wifi at work i tried to comment and received a response of blacklisted IP removed myself from the wifi network and the comment went through. Thought maybe it was a fluke but tried it again, same result.

Town Hall rescheduled to 04/17

No layoff news evident in ECS Case Management yet, anybody hearing anything else? Was 03/04 false alarm or maybe for tomorrow?

New Round Of Layoffs for March 2020

As stated on press release on Fox News, there is a new wave of layoffs set for March, corporate offices are scheduled to let go of 80% of their work from home positions, corporate positions as well. This is all in favor of using new workforce... —  read more 

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3/4 Lay-off Tracking

Thread to track today’s lay-off activity Include area, department/team, numbers impacted Good luck today everyone

If you are tenured and older than 40, then look out

They have been laying off housecalls practitioners all along. If you are tenured and older than 40, then look out. Update your resumes and get out while you can on your own terms. Or at least take all of your PTO or lose it to the company as they do... —  read more 

WARN Act

I just carefully read the Warn Act section on on federal Dept of Labor website. If 500 or more full-time employees at a single site during a 30-day period are laid off, the company is required by law to have given 60 days’ notice to affected workers... —  read more 

Who is hearing things today?

No whispers in my area. No weird meetings on my schedule. Is this actually going to happen Wednesday or Thursday?

REVOLT!

Everyone posting on here is on the same page. We're angry, we're sick of this bulls*t company and its fake "values," we see what's really going on! So what can we do? Call them out. Send emails, knock on their doors, write letters to the editor... —  read more 

UHC & OPTUM LAYOFFS past 2 years thru March 2020

UnitedHealth Group (UHC & Optum) will be laying off employees (Aka Reduction in Force or RIF) on Wednesday, 03/04/20 or Thursday, 03/05/20. UHG has being laying off employees for 2 years in waves. They do this so they can void the Warn Act and keep... —  read more 

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