Thread regarding Williams Cos. layoffs

Layoffs coming soon

November right around the corner! Word has it from Tulsa, another 20 - 30% reduction in force or their words "Strategic Staffing Plan". With this many layoffs, is Williams getting ready to sell? Stock in the red for the year, can't get ahead due to terrible management at all levels.

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Post ID: @OP+17rhhm92

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To “I told y'all” - it sounds like you are well versed in “ butt hurt”. Your skills will be a great “asset “ in your Williams career.

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Post ID: @nmpp+17rhhm92

I told y'all it is literally one person who is butt hurt and has nothing better to do all day.

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Post ID: @mzfm+17rhhm92

I swear it seems like people make stuff up and post it here

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Post ID: @mkfv+17rhhm92

Why nothing in the news, with this so many cut it would be in the news. This seems like a bogus and trick post, will see. Read the earnings report today to get a better feel of their plans. If it was significant it will be significant if not this may be a bogus post.

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Post ID: @iviz+17rhhm92

Seems they let about 700 go on Friday.

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Post ID: @inwb+17rhhm92

Houston - we have blast off. Other’s to follow...

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Post ID: @gpfc+17rhhm92

Is it just a one day “cut” or is this gonna drag on for a couple weeks????

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Post ID: @gfpf+17rhhm92

Let’s play 50/50 at Williams. If you are over 50 years old you get to play. Tickets are 50 cents a piece. You can purchase up to 50 tickets per day. The contents is closed after 50 days. There will be only one winner, the prize is you to get to keep your job. If you don’t get the winning ticket you will be asked to voluntarily leave the company, if not you might get fired. All proceeds will go to the United way fund. Step right and play the game!!!!

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Post ID: @bzxe+17rhhm92

You thought it was over? Never believe anything somebody in a tie and suit in the corporate world tells you. The had handwriting was on the walk when they fired the best and brightest and most dedicated hard work employees in 2016 because they did not have talent. A Williams code word for being over 50 and washed up.

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Post ID: @ayws+17rhhm92

“ It's probably just one dude”. Funny thing about the layoffs, it actually is William's go to move - several times over now. Or is it just you raking the coals. Also, I don’t think it’s just “dudes”. Or is that core lack of Williams diversity problem, rearing it ugly head yet again?

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Post ID: @9niy+17rhhm92

It's probably just one dude whose life is so unfulfilling that he posts pretending to be an echo chamber of people spouting off the same message and upvoting himself.

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Post ID: @8zdk+17rhhm92

This is William’s 50 years old and 50 cents worth (less) outdated stock holder appeasement doctrine. The useless and reactionary - immediate pain and gain zig - zag “CYOA” play. It is a worn out, ugly and useless William fight or flight go-to corporate strategy that is worthlessness in today’s fast moving and able to adapt to the economic enterprise “big picture” forward thinking fiscal strategy.

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Post ID: @7jjg+17rhhm92

Exactly. Regarding, layoffs and dismissal's - Williams is the equivalent of a “50” cent car wash. Stock price goes down - wax off. Stock price goes up - wax on. Unbelievably predictable.

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Post ID: @7icr+17rhhm92

Really? Anyone who currently works here (or has previously previously worked here) know’s with Williams you are just a number. And If you are not in management - the magic number is generally +50. Don’t you ever forget it.

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Post ID: @7jwn+17rhhm92

Maybe the people where fired recently and have no job, could be venting there anger.

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Post ID: @4jsh+17rhhm92

I agree doesn’t look like layoffs, investors aren’t calling for blood since the stock price seems to be stabilizing.

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Post ID: @4ctb+17rhhm92

Corporate has unfreezed hiring and promotions this month. Doesn't sound like there are any layoffs. I don't understand why some continue to post about impending layoffs every couple of weeks other than have nothing better to do.

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Post ID: @4gey+17rhhm92

Another baseless claim started to create unrest, please utilize facts or keep to yourself.

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Post ID: @zop+17rhhm92

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