Thread regarding McAfee layoffs

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Proven wrong.
4000+ people work at McAfee Enterprise currently.
Open questions are: what happens when Fireye joins and how the company will be split in the future?

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Post ID: @2ixkn+1aBGARxZ

"This is outright false. Several thousands of employees got letters for newco"

I concur the claim made here is outright false. Patently false. There is nothing to back it up. I'll also point out your "got letters" claim is tremendously misleading. The question is what is/was actually in those letters.

Not one of those "letters" provided any security of employment whatsoever. Rather, they're McAfee's attempt to stop the subject matter expert hemorrhaging going on since shortly before the divestiture announcement, whilst providing absolutely no wood behind the arrow. A letter suggesting a "plan" (but not guaranteeing) McAfee will cover a portion of performance incentives should you qualify, and a fraction of your RSUs should you be a member of the elite few that actually have any, is not an offer for employment. It is a carrot to keep the horse pulling cart on the path until they finally figure out who is offered, who is staying, and who is being shown the door. Those "letters" are nothing if not one thing: insulting .

In short, those "letters" don't mean cr-p. They do not guarantee employment. They do not even offer employment, and in reality if read closely, they legally don't actually guarantee anything. If you think otherwise, you've been duped.

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Post ID: @ljnl+1aBGARxZ

This is outright false. Several thousands of employees got letters for newco.

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Post ID: @djjy+1aBGARxZ

Well, 70% is the approx number of staff going to NewCo. So I guess it is technically correct to say that McAfee will have a 70% headcount reduction.

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Post ID: @cuyk+1aBGARxZ

Congratulations it’s a good news people can have good life.

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Post ID: @yjd+1aBGARxZ

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