any info on lay-offs this week or December....
Topics regarding layoffs at Optum
Do we know anymore info if this is going to happen?
Can anyone speak to the few posts awhile back on 11/20 lay off date? Especially if your dept has basically been offshored almost totally. It’s a long wait till Wednesday.
Does anyone know how many people have been laid off so far in the Oct-Nov layoffs? Does anyone know how many more layoffs are planned?
Just saying, some of you sound like company HR moles or something..
Executive compensation for publicly traded corporations is public information. Below are a few examples of what UHG executives are pulling in (from 2018 FY): https://www1.salary.com/UNITEDHEALTH-GROUP-INC-Executive-Salaries.html John F Rex -... — read more
So sad!!! Arghhh
The survey's were always a joke. Nothing substantial was ever done when I was there (14 years). Fluffy parts might get some attention, but anything serious was ignored and tossed. Seriously, anyone still at Optum and reading this needs to start... — read more
I’m sure there’s more to come, but I didn't see anyone mention layoffs happening in the last couple of days. Is it possible that they slowed down with this process. If so when can we expect the layoffs to start again. Are we at least safe for this... — read more
The employee surveys are being sent out to be completed despite all these layoffs. Yet I didn’t hear or see any improvements from the last survey. So what is the point? Are the surveys actually kept confidential or do they use them to tag you for... — read more
To Ya’ll, hawking the board that know in advance that 100’s off people will get cut. Posting how much anguish this is , the stress. All to protect that mighty severance dollar. All that bad energy and wishes that will be cosmically hurled at you for... — read more
A lot of people are looking for a new job right now, be it because they were laid off or because they just want out of this place. So just a word of warning, before you submit an application, check the page of the company you want to apply with... — read more
I have yet to be laid off. What I've learned over the years is that it's what one doesn't say that should be of concern. A lot of talk with no depth in my opinion can be or is the writing on the wall. Months ago there was a town hall or something to... — read more
I’m relatively new to Optum and all of the talk about layoffs is overwhelming, especially since I don’t know all of the abbreviations. Can anyone tell me the likelihood of the telephonic case management programs being affected by layoffs?
How many jobs did UHG send to India and the Phillipines? According to this article, Wells Fargo laid off 26,500 employees and many of those jobs went to India and the Philippines. Wells Fargo hired an additional 7,000 workers in the... — read more
Actually, I don't see any relaxing weekends in our future, at least for a few months. I think by the time this is done, I'll need medication just to be able to get through the day. Isn't it sad what this company has done to us? I'm starting to think... — read more
Are there any signs that are present days before your layoff, that could have indicated that you would get cut? Any different behavior from your manager, anything different in the assignments that you’re being given…. In short, is there any way you... — read more
During the global townhall, a question came through on the chat about the fate of the future for the Teterboro employees. The person running the chat saw the question and hid it off the screen. She pretended there were no questions in the chat. ... — read more
I assume the layoffs will continue. Remember the layoffs of February 2019? I lost alot of friends. I am guessing there will be another round in Feb 2020. I wish I had been let go this round. This place is miserable. I don't trust Optum or UHG... — read more
Upvote for "Job Security" - down-vote for "Country's Economic Progress?" I am torn.
Why do people keep mentioning wave 3? Are you telling me there'll be more of this c-ap sometime soon?
I'm not sure how much more NJ can take - not to mention HCT. How bad is it in other locations? Anybody else feels like they are taking this too far?
Does anybody know if Nurseline or Workforce Management (WFM) will be impacted?
They are replacing people with automation and honestly some of the staff took advantage didn’t show up what do expect. I am not talking about the small amazing percentage that actually did their jobs. Maybe take a look at your own impact in this.
Will there be more layoffs? Any chance we are done for now?
I just want to express my gratitude for those that come on this site and provide meaningful information. Thank you for looking out for the collective group. I hoped the talk was fear mongering but it seems to be true. Good luck everyone.
The best way to show our outrage is to stop buying this insurance :) good luck everyone This company has been making money off our backs and sending out emails about how much they saved on pr-scrip-ion costs. You can’t use the insurance Bc of... — read more
Laid off due to 'changing business needs' after almost 20 years with OT. Offered severance package. Contacted attorney to review and retained same on a contingency basis. Finding appropriate contact information for UHG's general counsel is... — read more
I got laid off today after 6 years at Optum - so layoffs are still happening at Optum. They continue to cut deeper and deeper.
Any ideas yet?
Who do they expect to do the work???? The two people who are left out of whole departments? This is ridiculous! If they need to save money, they need to start with those on top. That's where the real fat is - and well paid fat at that! But no, of... — read more
HouseCalls Pharmacy in Optum Care is currently having a massive layoff. Sad. Many will be going to OptumRx, the rest done on 11/20.
An email received - all hands meeting today @ 1:30... Good luck all.
Why are they taking the chance pushing the layoff date out 2 weeks to 30 days after you are notified. With the hopes that people will find work elsewhere and jump ship so they do not have to pay severance? After receiving notice, employees are going... — read more
The entire upstairs is a ghost town. They were all told their last day would be December 4th due to outsourcing their jobs. So far the fulfillment area is safe but no one is sure.
For those that live in states that will lose their PTO in the lay off.....did you notice the amount of PYO and call offs today!!! Take it before they do!!
If you needed proof of what’s going on, take a look at the new case count reports emails, there’s a new section on the spreadsheet grid labeled “OGS” and the states they are now working marked with Xs. Apparently there are some states that prohibit... — read more