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I stayed with Shopko until 6/23. I am curious if anyone knows who I can call to get a previous workers comp case closed from 2009. This was due to an injury on site. I am having issues with Medicare due to it still being open.
Our store closed a little over a month ago. I received the retention bonus, which I was told was from our liquidator. I have not received the severance. Are you expecting to receive severance? I was under the impression that retention bonuses are the... — read more
Has anyone received the retention bonus yet? Or is that on hold as part of the severance?
Lets see what the optical and the the eye doctors are made of. Do they take the crumbs thrown at them from the good ole boys who sit in the ivory towers with their big fat paychecks and severance packages all tied up in gold ribbon? Or do they 'take'... — read more
So they have enough money to 'add' another ceo to the team?
It looks like the court actually approved the corporate severance package, where's mine? I was assured from my DM, HR and signed a contract. How is it not fraudulent/criminal to take $179 million from an insolvent company? They caused 15,000 to lose... — read more
I have no store manager, no assistant manager, no apparel supervisor, and the merchandise supervisor is leaving at the end of the week. I am the only supervisor left and that severance pay was the only thing keeping me going. I'm down to 12 people... — read more
So many people have already left, that it's getting much harder to actually do anything. I'm not sure how they plan to keep going for another week, not to mention until June, if it continues like this. But it's not as if anybody cares, or so it... — read more
I worked at the West Bend, WI store and closed on April 22nd. That very day, we got an email saying that Phase 1-3 stores (that got and signed off on the severance agreement paperwork) will for sure be getting them. Phases 4-7 won't. Strangely, our... — read more
does the cobra insurance run out when shopko closes for good; in june?
hard to understand that the pharmacy was let go, but the optical is being sold to the highest bidder
Why stay till the end? Because it is called seeing your job through. Just because the company is shutting down why would you leave your fellow employees short of help? Seems pretty petty. It is true it looks like I am not going to receive my... — read more
wow......guess i worked in the wrong department
has anyone else seen this?
has anyone been offered cobra yet?
how and why does the courts allow this to take place?
what is Russ Steinhorst severance/ ins package? maybe he will share?
Where are the optometrists going? Where are the all of the optical records going to? What about the warranty on our glasses? repairs?
I'm curious, considering that it is now pretty much a guarantee that severances will not be paid, who will stay in the remaining hundred something still open Shopko stores until June? Why would anybody want to stay instead of leaving as soon as they... — read more
My Shopko store closed March 17th I was supposed to get my severance pay today but I didn't so I called payroll and they told me that all severance pay is on hold because of chapter 7 liquidation they also told me the court has to order payment for... — read more
Just heard via Shopko head office rumors are there will be no severance pay now. Anyone else have info on this ? I Felt that this was too important of a question to remain buried in the replies of another thread. Can anybody confirm this to ne a... — read more
Am I the only one who is still in shock over this? The only one who really didn't expect this will be the end for the entire ShopKo? It's not even about losing my job, I'm not worried about being able to find a replacement soon enough, I just didn't... — read more
Are we even getting the severance after they filed chapter 7? I have yet to send my paperwork in, just waiting to see if there's even a paycheck coming next week. Thankfully I was smart and only agreed to two days a week when they extended us two... — read more
I've been looking around this page, and I can't find any retailers who are not having major closings or layoffs all the time and who do not treat their employees like c-ap. Sears, Walmart, Lowe's, JCPenney... So where do we go from here? Is there a... — read more
I Began working at Shopko in Utah in 1988 when they first came here. I worked in Ogden, then I helped open up Riverdale met some incredible people, in fact best friends… In 05 I went to Layton and there I’ve been ever since! The most wonderful people... — read more
Very sad that Shopko could not make a financial commitment to these small communities. I worked at Pamida and then Shopko for 15 years and loved it until we became so understaffed that it was hard to keep everything together. That's what doomed this... — read more
I worked at Shopko for more than 15 years. I loved it. But once they removed the cash office employee and changed how they reconcile their money each day, I knew it was over for them. I got out while I could. I feel bad for the employees who put... — read more
while Amazon, walmart, target etc. played a large role in the decline of the company, let's not forget who's fault this truly is..... Sun Capital. between the million dollar quarterly "consulting fees" as well as numerous other tactics they employed... — read more
I worked at Shopko for about 8 years in Provo Utah. Don't take the severance deal if they offer it you will regret it. After taxes it amounts to almost nothing you would be better off just collecting unemployment. Is this true? Don't you get most of... — read more
Once we are terminated, what will be our health insurance options? Does it vary from state to state? If yes, does someone have info for Michigan?
Get ready my fellow ShopKo peeps - once we are laid off, we will be going to other companies to interview and we will have to explain why we do not have jobs. Luckily, the news about total closure is all over the news, so hopefully the person... — read more
At what point are we allowed to apply for unemployment with the State Labor Agency (is that the right name? here in Wisconsin? I work at the Calument Ave. Store in Mantowoc, WI and we are slated to be closed on 4/14. I never had to go through this... — read more
Will we ever be able to relax again and actually do our work, or will we have to continue worrying about our stores and whether they will be closing this or the following month for good from now on? We used to have job security at ShopKo. We used to... — read more
Impact / Layoffs: Beloit, 58 workers Delavan, 52 workers DePere, 48 workers Kenosha, 52 Kimberly, 61 Marinette, 56 Monona, 56 Racine, 52 Rhinelander, 40 Sheboygan, 53 Watertown, 52
Here is the most recent list, these are 2019 closures (announced in Jan 2019) Shopko Closing Locations - Source (Corp website) below Fields are as follows: Store Format -- Street Address City State Zip -- Expected Close Date Hometown 333 S. LINCOLN... — read more
This is what happens when companies hire people into leadership positions only to find out they have previously been fired for poor performance from other companies like Walmart, Home Depot and American Family Insurance and others. Why do companies... — read more
At least we know right away which stores are affected. At least for now. I am sure Shopko will add even more to the list as the time goes by. List of stores here:... — read more
Shopko filed Chapter 11. Not that this comes as any surprise to any of us, we saw this coming miles away. What I'm worried about now is how this will affect severances for both stores that were already been announced to be closing and those that will... — read more