Two people have been laid off at our UnitedHealth location yesterday. Has anybody else been impacted by this, or is it an isolated incident? And should we worry that this is just the beginning and there are more layoffs incoming this week? In any... read more
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Overall morale is down in the Optum IT area. More experienced workers are being released as young kids out of college are being hired. In Basking Ridge the overall headcount has remained about the same. The corporate position is "that your position... read more
Great coworker on my team (PHSTP Health Coaches) got laid off suddenly yesterday without any of us including her having any warnings. We hadn't heard of any layoffs or that our team would be reduced at all. Pretty shocked as we'd been told how much... read more
No BS, this is really happening. Lost a few people on my team and we never heard a word about upcoming layoffs.
United has outsourced/offshored a lot of positions, this is true. However, the company does offer a wide variety of other positions. I would suggest that if you are in a position that is easy to outsource, take advantage of the company policy that... read more
OptumRx is outsourcing to the Philippines as well as expanding India location while simultaneously ceasing hiring in the US and becoming more strict with employees and easily firing agents. No big layoff yet but clearly headed there. This is just a... read more
I was one of about 50 that held my specific position that got laid off last November (2016).
Unitedhealth started outsourcing years ago. I was there thru it all. Of course it was then kept quite done on the hush hush. I watched and I mean I was physically there seeing my coworkers friend's being let go. I was given the opportunity to go to... read more
No layoffs for sure. I can say only good things about the company. We just hired three new nurses and actively looking for providers in ambulatory care, adult med...
Its not like the TDPers are getting raises to support their new responsibilities. Everyone just gets screwed across the board. Just pure greed is all. I've already heard rumblings about having to hire people back in 6 months because the cuts were too... read more
They are laying more and more people every month, while going through Agile transformation they are optimizing teams and management. Expecting more layoffs in IT
Do you think they will continue to offshore jobs? In the meeting Sam Ho said they sent 900 jobs offshore, so they are still doing it. I guess my question is how much of this offshoring are they going to do - ultimately, they can send all of the jobs... read more
In my dept over 40 were let go and rumour has it more were let go. In my case they chose to keep several people with same skill set who were more recent hires and younger..which has me alarmed. Anyway 11 weeks per year of service and pays PTO... read more
Whoever the a-- clown is that believes that this isn't real is in for a rude awakening. People are being walked out each day, they are replacing older workers with good service records with the younger TDP'ers. This is United's future. Younger... read more
I was laid off on Tuesday morning and work at Optum Technology in Innovation, Research, Development. I am not sure how many were let go but at least twenty. From what I understand no formal announcement has gone out yet and it was a variety of... read more
I am so disgusted and humiliated to see how we are getting thrown out like used paper towels while Optum is applying and renewing H1B visas by telling labor department that they have a shortage of workers. Really?? are you kidding me??? Break rooms... read more
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
Salary increases when employed at United Healthcare are minuscule at best. The only time you will be able to self direct your earning potential is upon hiring and when you accepted at your next job. Carrot is dangled, then they change the targets and... read more
Was not let go today but alarm bells have been ringing. Some key Senior Management stepped down about 6 months ago. Since then it has been nothing but red flags, "re-orgs" in Network and Security, IT budgets absolutely slashed, finance auditing... read more
This is true, up to 10% for Optum Technology IT staff is what we have been told, it is probably larger by the sounds of things. They are targeting multiple pay grades from Senior Director on down to Business Analysts. Many of the resources have 5-10+... read more
UHG/Optum will be laying off every month this year to close financial gaps; instead of doing it in one big event to avoid negative press. I suspect when they are done it wouldn't surprise me if the the numbers reach 10k or beyond. Amazing; and of... read more
Regarding Obamacare vs. AHA, yes it can be about Trump and the direction the GOP are taking. UNH removed themselves from the ACA marketplace due to struggling profitability. There is a lot of talk of potentially prolonging the ACA rather than repeal... read more
Employees told IT jobs dropped due to business side cutting spending till they see how healthcare changes due to Trump will affect bottom line.
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Optum Schaumburg Il secretive about plans. Eliminating positions with easy software programs. Metric applications tightened very heavily last quarter of 2016 to near unattainable levels. Many seasoned reps finding themselves on performance issues... read more
I heard some departments in Miami has just been laid off, is this true???
Someone told me that UHG laid off 1500 nationwide in January 2017. Is there any truth to it? Thank you
Over 100 people at Optum were laid off in one day. We were told there werent enougj roles for these PMs to become scrum master's or RTEs during transformation.
Just keep working and do not worry about job cuts - I think we are safe here Minneapolis.
10 jobs cut, including five nurse practitioners and five RN's. Reorganization due to Obamacare/Mycare Ohio.
Behavioral health care advocate here, found out I along with 30 others are being laid off with a months notice.
More consolidation in the sector means fewer jobs. Looks like several mergers or takeovers coming...which means...
We are told that when a company notifies you of a layoff, they are suppose to give you 60 days written notice and other disclosures. Does anyone have the complete list of things the company is supposed to do?
Record revenue and IT projects being canceled. Here come the layoffs!!!!
What is the likelihood of UnitedHealth layoffs in Minneapolis in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.
Do you expect that there will be employee layoffs at Catamaran? OptumRx is looking to grow the combined businesses beyond what either company could accomplish on its own, which we believe will offer new and exciting opportunities to employees of the... read more
I love working for UHC Optum. I am a RN TCM in florida since August 2014. It is a great company to work for, good benefits, great management support. Business changes and products change it has been a positive journey so far.
At least 15 to 20 people in my company at UHC in Henderson were laid off with no warning..... some of them even had 18 years with the company... how's that for loyalty....the morale was so bad in that office I'm actually glad to be out of there... we... read more