As you may have heard, the IAM contract expiration and vote is May 1. If you are salaried, you may have been recently approached by management to complete or update a shop skills matrix to determine if you are eligible to be assigned to a production... — read more
My 5 years with Pratt has caused me to have severe anxiety, depression, and panic attacks, which I've never experienced anywhere else. The toxic culture, demanding environment, borderline rude co-workers. I'm ready almost every day to give my notice... — read more
It used to be the other way around, Pratt was a place to be. A great company to advance your career. Now it's a company where you get stuck and the only way to make any progress is to leave. Ask around and see how many people are getting ready to... — read more
Teaching CRT; be careful if you want a job here…..
Wouldn’t it be transparent for the company to divulge how many people were let go due to being on Vaxxed? They made a big deal of it but now it seems that nobody was held accountable and let go so what happened? The date past for employees to be... — read more
I miss guarding those big boys at Barksdale
Would you go back?
Matt Bromberg Knew What He Was Doing.
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Corporate mandate; wonder if it will play out just like what happened at SouthWest Airlines….?
When hiring new hires, hiring managers get hiring “points” per HR for their teams if they hire other than White so Raytheon can be more diverse… wait 5 years and see if the Company will be better being diverse rather than hiring the smartest and... — read more
Those who were previously laid off?
RTX / P&W is basically playing chicken with vax mandate of take the jab and report, or be fired.
Raytheon in the news regarding COVID 19 vax. The Vaxers and antivaxers are engaging in an active discussion across the Web. Thing is there is a potential that good people are going to leave because of the mandate. It is a sad thing that this is... — read more
Get the Joan or get lost by Oct 1, 2021! No unemployment, just a boot out the door…
, should I take that to mean that PW cares about my health or what? I don't like discussions between pro-vaxxers and anti-vaxxers, let the vaccine be discussed by doctors, but I'm glad if this company is concerned about our health (sarc.)
commercial market does not appear to be hitting the predicted bo-m that was being touted a year ago.Not sure how military aircraft programs will fare after reading latest hayes qoute on “speed trumps stealth”.
I did when I just started, but the company has morphed into something unrecognizable since then.
I'm not sure how anybody working here can remain normal. Every day we need to deal with uncertainty, unnecessary stress, an increasingly toxic work atmosphere, office politics, and so many more things. Sometimes I feel that quitting and dealing with... — read more
If you were laid off recently because of the mass layoff, did you file for unemployment and find out that it is being contested?
Next round, whether it's next month or next year, I'll be happy to volunteer. This place hasn't been the same since the last layoffs and I don't think it ever will be. With the economy as it is, this is not the time to just walk away but if I could... — read more
Is the engine fatigue on the United Airlines plane due to poor management decisions?
Just came back from a 2 week vacay only to get a 1:1 zoom with manager and hr to tell me I've been laid off. EH salaried engineering. After 20+yrs in this company and an almost paid off house I think I'm gonna sell and move closer to family and apply... — read more
I know I'm extremely fortunate to still have a job but when I found out who and how many of my coworkers - and friends - have been laid off, it broke my heart. This place will never be the same after this. These people gave so much to the company... — read more
Former Pratt & Whitney employee speaks out on state-wide layoffs ... Tuesday morning, he told News 8, “I thought to myself it couldn't be part of the... — read more
WLOS: Pratt & Whitney production facility to bring $650 million, 800 jobs to Buncombe County. https://wlos.com/news/local/economic-development-announcement-to-be-made-for-buncombe-county-project
Hayes response when asked if the announced North Carolina facility is in-sourcing work or cost reduction measure "No, there is a whole series of things that Pratt is doing associated with this new facility we're building down in North Carolina... — read more
How much does United’s engine failure impact P&W’s prospects in the aviation market?
Woke up this morning, had my cup of coffee and thought about the company that laid me off after working there so many years. I still don’t know how to feel. Should I be angry because I was let go? Or should I be relieved that I can finally breathe a... — read more
I often hear from former colleagues with whom I was close. After the dismissals, which were very stressful because everyone thought that they wouldn't manage to find another job so quickly, as it turns out, everyone did much better than they had... — read more
Should be entertaining next year watching the IAM go to battle with corporate over what is supposedly fair and going on strike outside all the turnstiles. With all the white collar jobs hit this year, they will be going after blue collar jobs next... — read more
Layoffs have hit PW overhaul shops over the past couple of week. 400 employees let go. This was verified in a ME call in.
I wonder if those who received the package would ever return to the company?
https://www.wsj.com/articles/ge-plans-more-job-cuts-in-aviation-division-internal-video-11606224766 In an internal video message GE Aviation boss John Slattery said the unit would have to shrink over the next 18 months Cuts will be more... — read more
Work's bound to pick up once again. And when it does, this leadership will find itself in a position of having to hire two people to cover the work of one of those they've so gleefully laid off because they were making more money than others. I guess... — read more