Thread regarding Nike Inc. layoffs

Pushback on daycare outsourcing leads to closure?

I wonder if how some employees reacted to Nike’s plan to last year to outsource the daycare to Endeavour caused the sudden closure now that the they had the chance to exit via the reorg. While the outsource solution wasn’t ideal it certainly would have been better than the no daycare at all option. Why not just accelerate the outsourcing? Did the pushback contribute to the decision to close instead? I have heard wdc has been wanting out for years. Did Endeavour back out of the deal? Was it fear of COVID liability? The outsourcing would haVe resolved equity issues with access due to increased capacity.

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Post ID: @OP+16dEME3P

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Looks at all the silly entitled folks who think the daycares aren't subsidized.

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Post ID: @6szq+16dEME3P

I paid $31k a year at my highest point for two kids at Nike daycare. Tell me how that’s not solvent??

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Post ID: @6lna+16dEME3P

"every daycare worker gone is a shoe maker Jon saved" That literally isn't remotely how it works. You didn't go too college and it shows bud.

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Post ID: @5uty+16dEME3P

Because so many other people are getting laid off as well. So self-centered.

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Post ID: @2ydo+16dEME3P

Why the the hell aren't the childcare workers protesting and Nike workers threatening a mass walk off unless they bring this back? F—ing losers, act like you really give a sh–.

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Post ID: @1xwl+16dEME3P

The daycare jobs have nothing to do with shoe jobs. This was a strategic decision to eliminate a non core operation. The parents paid high tuition. It wasn’t free and should have been self funded. I coughed up 1400 every month right from my paycheck for one child. Yes I was in the waitlist for nine months before getting in. That was typical. Now it’s equitable as everyone can fight for any remaining slots on the open market. Good luck. You are going to need it.

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Post ID: @cfh+16dEME3P

Every daycare job gone is a shoe job saved. Why would daycares back out? They're all going bankrupt these days.

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Post ID: @xrc+16dEME3P

Not sure about how ppl think about equality. Some employees not in WHQ may argue Endeavor won't bring equality either...lol.

It really depends on your position, yes, current enrolled and waitlisted parents (including me) are upset, others probably don't care.

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