If some are being offered early retirement, what are the chances that the rest of us will be given a chance to volunteer to leave? I think that would be easier on everybody. There are enough of us who would happily accept a package and if that would... — read more
If the economy turns around, do you anticipate any Shaw Communications layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
It's ten percent now but if this continues I wouldn't be surprised to see that number increase significantly. Calgary-based Shaw Communications announced Tuesday that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the company to temporarily lay off 10 per cent... — read more
What is on your mind - what should be done and what we've done good so far? Where is all of this going?
How many work at the company? What is the overall employee count at Calgary?
Have you heard anything about potential Shaw Communications Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
Shaw Workday not working again. Also, when it works Workday is running so slow. Honestly, this is so frustrating. If any tech people are reading this you should know that people in the field are not happy with the way how things are panning out. Get... — read more
I am former Shaw Employee. Every year same story multiple laid off. I never recommend any one to work for this company, no future.
I heard that people who were supposed to receive their severance was offered to stay longer. It seems Shaw is getting cold feet in paying out. People already checked out when they were told they will get cut in Spring. People planned vacations... — read more
Shaw used to runned like 'family' business. now it's a cold blood corporation like the banks ,insurance companies and car industry. the managers, CEO, VP have no loyalty to the 'company' vision and are short term profit bonus motivated. these days... — read more
new ceo every 3-5 years. CEO temporary employees and have no loyalty to employees, customers, or even investors. they make their bonus and go on to their next kill.
Jim shaw was like steve jobs. the company was more important than short term profits or share the wealth with 'Canadian workers' and workers making 'livable' wage . these managers are going lowball wages and workers make min wage and then they still... — read more
So I have been an employee for quite some time and I have gone through a few mass layoffs. Why would you want to leave the front line in retail or call centre, to move up in the company when you get chopped off at the knees every three years or so... — read more
Was laid off twice at Shaw in my 2 and a bit years there. Seems to happen every 6 to 10 months and a big one every 2 years, definitely helps fight the union talk that they train their leaders to avoid. So happy to have only experienced that culture... — read more
6500 people, 48% of all staff offered package. Sales, Customer Care and Retail not eligible. I've read this on another thread, still can't believe it's that much. I was terminated in 2009, but it still hurts to see what has become of once great... — read more
And they aren't the only one. This is going on at MANY companies right now, including TELUS and Rogers. Many of you know it's happening but you don't know why. I'll tell you why, whether you believe it or not. The reason is because all corporations... — read more
Do not want public to hear about what Shaw and Freedom are doing. They need to step up and disclose all relevant info on this round of layoffs - the public needs to be aware of the things that are happening here - they are hiding layoffs from the... — read more
1000 employees being given packages Wednesday. Company says it's the only way to stay afloat.....way to go Brad!
How about a bit growth for a change - I do hear that we may have layoffs in Calgary.
I worked at shaw for 2 years was well liked by customers coworkers and supervisors show up to work after my weekend to be told they are firing me with cause when I inquired as to why they escorted me from the building no cause was givin no written... — read more
Shaw is getting worse and worse every year, both for customers and employees. I worked for shaw for 6 years and saw a lot of great people laid off or in a lot of cases fired right before the layoff to avoid paying the severance. The managers in sales... — read more
Former service tech. here, I just wanted to wish you all good luck. I witnessed the 2015 reorg. charade, and watched a lot of seniors and a lot of good performers leave, so I know how you feel now. The company was simply not the same afterwards... — read more
Shaw Communications have just announced - they will be cutting two hundred jobs all across Canada, unionized and non-unionized both. I heard more than a hundred people will be laid off in British Columbia, don't know which other sites are impacted... — read more
Shaw has been struggling as people are cutting cable and they are still very expensive, but we'll see what happens in 2016 - maybe they will be able to grow but not sure how, they will lay you off only if you have zero work which happens rarely
Just want to say that top 5 Shaw execs got $34+ million in bonuses last year. That's a shame...