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Far as I am concerned Optumrx should get rid of everyone and see if you can acquire a company that knows what they are doing and have systems that actually work. I have never worked with a company that was as totally inept at operating on every level... read more
Big cuts are knocking your door by 3/31 from Horses mouth.
I heard that Optum IT is moving mainly offshore including management. Only SME's will remain on shore. Does anyone have additional details?
To be fair UHC told these people to find other jobs for two years, and they could not/would not. However, UHC did not give them warnings, misled about 30-50 people saying they would help or place them in other jobs, and then even though this division... read more
from the 2000+ TDPers who got here at Optum Tech, the senior VP just told me that they will lay around 10% of these young Millennials off starting February since Mr. John Santelli got cut a warming that there are too many TDPers and we need to cut... read more
Everything United does is on the hush hush because they know it's wrong but they don't care about you or me or our families. What they care about is the Almighty dollar in making sure that the big-wigs are earning their $100 million plus wages and... read more
Starting to hear of sr level people being told today is their last day.
This company is all about profits, and they treat their employees like they are a number. The health insurance they offer their employees could easily bankrupt the average employee if they get sick have to go to the hospital. There are certain... read more
I was on Medical Leave and received a phone call monday morning that my position was eliminated on. i was with UHC for 15 years.
Making the Fortune’s 2017 “World’s Most Admired Companies” list AGAIN! ---- UnitedHealth Group is the top ranking company in the insurance and managed care sector on Fortune’s 2017 “World’s Most Admired Companies” list. This is the seventh straight... read more
Given what is going on, I grabbed a PT job for the holidays anticipating a layoff in January. I've also given this sites information to major new outlets. I will be prepared. Hopefully cash in some stock prior to Q1 since it is up so high.
Maybe with all the cuts they are making they can replace all the sh--ty, faulty systems that are literally down 3/5 days a work week.
https://www.thelayoff.com/optum or go to it directly &optum
At Optum, they have been laying people off in chunks to avoid certain requirements like reporting and needing to provide people with notice.
Oh, yes, there are no layoffs, right. Fake news.... PHOENIX - More than 300 employees at UnitedHealthcare in Phoenix will be notified on Thursday that they will be laid off, according to a company spokesperson. The company said Wednesday that the... read more
For the record, Intake is always hiring
I know that UnitedHealth has to give a 60 day notice if it lays off a sizable group due to WARN, but what happens when they only lay off a few people at the time? Are those people given any notice or do they have to pack up immediately and leave the... read more
dept in EnI U.S. based saw 4 people laid off yesterday -- about 100 person dept so 4%. part of the reduction or whatever uhc is going through
I'm no longer employed with UnitedHealth, and boy do I feel good about it. It was one of the worst experiences in my career. No matter how well I did with the metrics and audits it would not be rewarded accordingly. The best I got was a one percent... read more
Was just given my 2 weeks been with the company for 19 years,so yes they are laying off people.
All LOB, all programs.. eventually. Individual auditing of staff for IQC is no longer. Sample size reductions, ad hoc sampling using statistical methodology (chi square) analysis to target low end defect identifiers. The trend will continue...call it... read more
Optum State Government Systems under Lee Valenta had large IT layoffs today. NJ, CT, MA, VT, and others. This after a great earning call and 18% yoy numbers?
UnitedHealth Group sends out emails to refer your friends while throwing away people left and right each month. Yes, let's send people we like to be treated that way. You can say staffing cuts are just business but UHG are B-B-Billlllions profitable... read more
UHG originally had in the neighborhood of 100k employees in the mid 2000's after the depression they went outsource crazy and pushed almost 30% of their staffing to BPM companies like tele-performance, iqor, etc. many of them offshore. Don't expect... read more
Just wondering if anyone has heard anything about layoffs or reorgs in the C&S area? We’ve been getting plenty of messages from our managers about job aids, disciplinary actions and quality audits. More than the usual.
This isn't the end of layoffs. In Jan 2018, there will be more layoffs. If you are still in BPQM, I would suggest to look for a new job. Quality will be cut more as the audit programs are condensed. Any team lead should be looking, as all roles are... read more
Sr Leadership fielded soft ball q's. They worked "vigorously" to "redeploy" people.. according to Bethany. She didn't address people. She stated that "the actions taken were for our constituents" and in regards to further layoffs..she wouldn't... read more
I never thought that we'll see this but we might have layoffs here in Minneapolis.
Was rumored today that operations will be the next area affected by layoffs. I hope that isn't the case.
I was recently told that I'm being "redeployed" and I have 30 days to find another internal job, but no one can give me a straight answer for what happens after 30 days if I don't. Can anyone provide insights? Does that mean I'll be laid off with a... read more
I heard that UHC laid off 750 people last week from the Quality department. Dies anybody know if this is true? It seems like a really large number of people to simply fly under the radar, but I haven't heard anything to indicate that this many people... read more
Yep, check this site under "Latest Posts" where you will find lots of companies desperately trying to hide their layoffs via tactics like you describe. We are in a stealth recession, which the powers that be want very badly to cover up. They will go... read more
Another round of layoffs. They got rid of an entire quality department. Looks like this is a monthly thing now with uhc. They must doing it in increment so the media won't know.
Just was notified that layoffs occurring today
Depending on the state, if a company eliminates jobs, they must notify the Stagte agency that administers unemployment insurance. I suggest we compile a list of those agencies, by state, and share that with each other Let's start with Minnesota New... read more
UHG/UHC/Optum has been laying off in several chunks - apparently monthly - so that they aren't required to report to the media. This provides a false sense of the real picture and the number of jobs lost. I've been on interviews whereby the HR or the... read more
We, the people of this great nation, must insist that our elected officials pass legislation to require companies such as UHG to disclose the number of jobs moved to countries, such as India and the Phillipines Some people think that a few hundreds... read more
The American people have no idea how many jobs UHG and Optum transferred to India In total, thousands of jobs were transferred to India, Hyderabad, Gurgaon This is all about Greed. the more jobs move to India, the more millions senior management... read more