The first performance goal progress entries coming up here this month, wouldn't surprise me if they use that as the basis for layoffs. "Underperformers" will get the axe.
You can't be this naive to believe that layoffs are about performance. The goal of layoffs is to get rid of the highest paid employees, which are usually those who have been with the company the longest. Which means that if there are layoffs, West will be getting rid of some of its best employees, and not the opposite of them.