Sigma-Aldrich Corp. Layoffs

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Can someone explain what exactly will happen to our 401K and RSVP accounts now ?

Lay offs?

What is going to happen to small companies that sial bought with Merck's acquisition of sigma? I think these companies are going to be sold and those employees screwed over. Bioreliance didn't learn of acquisition until 1:00 today. 6 hours after the... read more
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Bromborough Site closure.

Epichem Ltd was started in 1983 in Bromborough Uk. Built into a multi million£££ company. SAFC bought the company in 2006 re nameing it SAFC Hitech & are shutting the place down in 2014. Total mismanagement by Sigma. The writing was on the wall when... read more

Severance Pay

Do you know how much folks being let go are getting this month?
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and more....

data is moved to google drives, common and personal drives deleted. The guys responsible for the servers will be removed soon after this is done.
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more facts

There goes the money: Rakesh got 10.5 million total in 2013 and 5.2 million total as "welcome"... read more

15 yrs of dedicated service

The raises for 2013 are 2-3%, not even the cost of living. No wonder everyone is jumping ship. We had at least 30% turnover last year at our location and the company doesn’t really care. Moral is terrible and Management is incompetent. What a way to... read more


Operational Marketing, Accounts Payable, Marcom
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aldrich downsizing

are you guys still cutting - want to apply for a job but not sure if you are still reducing workforce

Hmmm been a few weeks..

Hmmm been a few weeks... Doesn't look like their is an eBusiness reorg.
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J. Doe not surprised at all. It is amazing how a candidate can speak perfect English on the phone screen, but they can't string a sentence together in a face-to-face. Let's face it. It is a money grab for these consulting/recruiting firms and... read more
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Outsourcing has been mentioned several times on this site

Outsourcing has been mentioned several times on this site. But what about insourcing? H1b visas are being used at our SIAL lab to perform typical chemistry experiments. In several cases it is obvious the foreign worker doesn't have even rudimentary... read more
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don't delude yourself

don't delude yourself. when you out source to people who don't understand the English language and who create a multitude of errors at every level day after day. the money "being put into real profit centers" seems like a lot of waste because the... read more
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It is a good time to get a job there

It is a good time to get a job there. The under-achieving parts of the company are finally being outsourced, eliminate, or left to natural head-count shrinking. The corporation is only putting money into real profit centers, not pipe dreams.
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No need for layoffs

No need for layoffs. Employees are leaving faster than they can be let go.
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goodbye Sage Labs

goodbye Sage Labs. They are someone elses money pit now.
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The intent is to not provide a severance

The intent is to not provide a severance. What person would risk the chance of being fired? Especially good employees? The goal is to put people on bogus PIPs as a measure to cut headcount. PIPed person finds a job and gives the company a middle... read more

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