Textron Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Textron


Word in the plant is that all of W-7 is going on furlough starting the week of Thanksgiving until January 11th. Maybe a skeleton crew here and there.


W7 is being told that they are going on furlough at the end of the month (September) they asked for volunteers for the longitude.

Strike !!!!

Stinking Cessna Union Members don't know how to strike. They just buy whatever the company offers. It a good thing us Beech Union Members will stand strong against the company and let Cessna Union Members ride our backs to get a good contract.

Pension buy out

Latest rumor from negotiations is a buy out of pension, not a freeze like old Beech pension. This would only affect longtime textron employees not former Beech employees. Once again we get screwed and they get to keep their old... —  read more 

Bumpy Ride

I heard yesterday that the company is talking a second round of cuts coming and now they are talking about going back to lockdown. This is not the direction we need it to go. Hold on tight going to be a bumpy road.


As the company continues to furlough. It burns up your unemployment account (if you take it). So if this goes on for a while and then you get laid off, you may not have many weeks left of unemployment. Watch your nickels and dimes folks. you have... —  read more 

So is it done?

1950 was the number given out for I think 3 divisions of Textron. Textron Aviation so far got around 1130. So 820 are for the the rest or Textron Aviation will dip in for some more?

July 14

Asked my boss if rumors about bargaining layoffs starting July 14th was true...all he replied was "that's what I hear." So, not sure if he meant yes or no.

My Beef

Ok, I know this is for discussing layoffs, but what the heck! It rains and we don't have to show our filled out Covid19 form on our cell phones to security, but, if you got out for lunch and it is NOT raining, you have to show your cell phone. That's... —  read more 

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