Thread regarding ADP layoffs

29 years

I was there 29 years and got nothing. There is no guarantee you will get a severance. The whole reason for the downsizing and eliminating tenured associates is to cut costs... including severance. As advised, get your resume together and move on.

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda

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I have to totally agree with the previous poster. I was also at ADP for 30 years and at one time in a management position. NOTHING is ever guaranteed at ADP. Just like the home shoring and other perks that were once in vogue will fall out of favor at some point. So please don't assume anything especially about severance. There is no law that says companies have to provide severance pay. Severance is not given by any company out of the goodness of their heart to help the employees, it's given to prevent lawsuits. In order to receive any severance package you have to sign an agreement that you will not bring a lawsuit now or anytime in the future. The recent VERP was huge a lot more folks accepted then they thought. However the layoffs will continue as the new norm. If you a terminated for performance or any other cause there is no severance. If you a part of a layoff you may or may not get severance. Everyone is at risk in my opinion. You have two choices. Either ride the wave until your number is called and take the risk or get your resume updated and leave on your own terms. There is no right answer. Each person needs to do what's right for them based on comfort level and their own personal situations. Good luck to all!

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-2qii

29 years and the company lets them go with no severance, and people speculate it was because of performance? Really?

It's been beat to death, but there are no guarantees when it comes to a severance payout. Totally at the discretion of the company and the direction of the wind, alignment of the stars and how many days in the month.

Remember when home shoring was a big deal? General thought that it would be demoralizing for the employees if ADP stopped doing it (among other reasons), so seemed pretty secure? How'd that work out?

Severance is the same thing.

Anything is always possible at ADP, so nothing should be a surprise. Especially when there are folks who were actually on the receiving end of it. The reasoning just has to make sense to the suits and attorneys, not the employees (or ex-employees).

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-2gvt

Anyone who works anywhere for 29 years obviously was great at their job or they wouldn’t have made it that long at a company. It is disgusting the way companies make up a “ performance issue” just to save a few dollars in severance and benefits. ADP should be ashamed, I have never worked anywhere that is as cheap as ADP. By the way, the word is out in the cities with the super centers that you treat your employees like c-ap. People talk, and you have a horrible reputation no matter how much you pay for fake reviews on indeed and Glassdoor to try and scam new employees.

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-1zdz

Plenty of witnesses on how ADP operates. I wouldn't go there. ADP does operate that way and there is nothing hypothetical about it.

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-1ehs

Nothing hard to understand about it, it's just not how ADP operates so your hypothetical situation doesn't make any sense. Understand?

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-ikf

Again, companies do not have to give you severance when you get laid off. Not everyone at ADP who gets laid off gets severance. Some do, some don't. Some are fired with the generic reason of "not being productive enough" so that severance is not provided to save on labor costs. What is so hard to understand about that?

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-vpy

If you got nothing after 29 years you got fired for cause. Stop lying.

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-bid

As has been repeated throughout this website, companies do NOT have to give you severance when you are asked to leave. You can still get unemployment but don't hedge your bets on free money from ADP anymore. If you get severance, you should be very grateful.

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-for

Sounds like you got fired for cause. Never heard of someone getting laid off and not getting severance.

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-ywx

No this is not unusual. I have heard of others at ADP who also got no severance. It saves the company some cash.

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-jzf

29 years and no severance? That sounds very unusual.

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Post ID: @Z0UKuda-nkm

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