Optum Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Optum

OAS (Payer) layoffs...were you affected?

Hello. I am hearing that some lower level folks have been laid off within ADRT/OSS (26, 27, 28s) and some higher level folks have been laid off in other parts of OAS? It's confusing as who was affected and why? Any insights would be great. What a... —  read more 

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Wicks Weekly Canceled

Anyone else notice that Wicks Weekly is canceled for the rest of June? Wonder if he’s avoiding questions or comments about the massive layoffs happening? Or is it just a coincidence?

Write off your lost salary...

From the Star Tribune "UnitedHealth Group said it will pay for the college education of George Floyd's children and donate more than $10 million to help Twin Cities neighborhoods hurt by the riots of the past week." Now we know how the above... —  read more 


I was just laid off. I hear it’s impacting quite a lot of people today. Prayers for us all. I was in Data Mining/Analytics.

How do I know if I’m laid off?

I’m older (over 50) I’m not a high performer just 3’s been told or warned of being a 2. I make high mid grade salary for my grade. I’ve also not been doing well lately. Would management assume I should be laid off? I’ve been here for over 10 - 15... —  read more 

WHO Sir Witty

Is he still employed? POTUS stops funding cronies.

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For anyone seeking change I recommend avoiding this.

I worked at aetna and I would recommend avoiding applying to any of these facilities located in southern california area. If you are seeking another place to go to. I was an account administrator for a long time at this place. They honestly don't... —  read more 

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Why are they acting like covid is over?

In Dave’s daily or wicks weekly or whatever it’s called now he acted like this is over. Numbers going down, things looking great and he’ll Have to think of other things to talk about with dr migliori. We know this isn’t true as some states haven’t... —  read more 

Layoffs 5/27 Optum

Optum RX 209 customer service reps, supervisors and managers let go today Wed. 5/27 all locations except offshore of course.


Has anyone witnessed retaliation? I had a front row seat to my manager retaliating against a member of our team when they complained to upper management about the manager's lack of knowledge. This manager would have meetings where they ignored the... —  read more 

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Criteria for Laying Someone Off

Can someone give some feedback for what the basic criteria is for RIFs? I’m assuming it’s money, so if you are on a team and you make a higher salary then you will go. Is there a range they look for? I also have heard from past employees who were... —  read more 

Who ownes this website?

Does anyone know who owns this website? It has tons of posters, so somebody is making money off this website. I always like to follow the money and see the agenda behind things.

Hiring Freeze

Does this mean Layoffs are coming? Can anyone give a timeline?

Ready to leave this place

If anything, this whole COVID-19 situation has shown just how little this company cares about its employees. The first chance I get, I'm gone. I'm just worried that due to the crisis I won't be able to find a proper replacement job for quite a... —  read more 

Potential Clients & Employees, Beware of Optum/UHG!

This company is ran by sleazy mgmt, the kind that need a solid boot to the a** throughout the American economy. I dont see America ever being "great again" so long as the caliber of mgmt shown in Optum is what is in power in the US. They are vampire... —  read more 

Requisitions are being cancelled

Usually this is a sign of attrition, which leads to layoffs if the attrition isn’t enough in dollars. I believe the previous posts more will be coming.

Sending equipment back intact?

When you get a “box” from Optum without severance pay, what’s the motivation to spend another second for their convenience? To be reconditioned for the offshore cheap labor? Maybe it’s more time effective to just trash it all & be done!


Just have to say this. I was in one of the Rah Rah sessions in the auditorium and one of the sleazy Optum Finance guys was up there talking about how much money they're making and going to be making. I seriously wanted to get him a drool bucket.

Optum laying off American Workers and Hiring Overseas

For the past year Optum has been laying off American workers and hiring overseas. This will continue into 2020. This compromise of your personal information and the contracts they handle are a violation. Layoffs will ramp back up.

Sir Witty the Sh--ty to the Rescue! LOL

So, I just read that Sir Andrew Witty the Sh–ty is taking a leave of absence from Optum to help lead the World Health Organization’s Covid-19 vaccine development initiative. God help us all and please don't let him do there what he did to 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 

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