UnitedHealth Group Inc. Layoffs

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Layoffs at UHC

Just had a meeting with former e&i director. she advised us of layoffs that occured but of course left out the important details as to whom these layoffs affected. so it's most likely those customer service/telephonic roles first as frontline... —  read more 

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The only way to win

We need to start having our provider advocate for us. We all know they hate UHC's offshore reps. We need to somehow get the word out to them. The providers have the real power and if they start threatening to pull their contracts the powers at be may... —  read more 

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UHC to lay off at least 500 employees

I am a former employee of UHC. I have friends who still work there, all have 10-20 years with the company. They are being told that there will be layoffs in provider services department very soon. They are being given the opportunity to apply for... —  read more 

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How are we on this list?

How is UnitedHealth on the list of thirty companies that are hiring like crazy in June? Haven't we been having regular layoffs - including this month??? So what's going on here? Who are we hiring? This just makes no sense to me... —  read more 

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2019 UHC Prov. Services Layoffs

Various segments of the Provider Services departments with United Healthcare have been told in rolling meetings that the skill queue was being downsized as it as moving in a different direction. The reason, providers are using the website... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZepyU59

Folks who were laid off - where are you now?

Curious to know where the folks who were laid off came from (area/dept) and where they are working now. Did you find work in a related field? Better insurance company? Any advise on good companies to apply for?

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Post ID: @ZGuktcp

More layoffs this week

M&R was hit this week. Don’t know how many, but I’m sure it’s related to MOVE Can we get more info on this, please? Is it over by now? —  read more 

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Severance?

What kind of severance is UnitedHealth Group offering? My mom has been really nervous lately, I think she is worried about being laid off. If that's true, it'd be nice to know if she'll receive a decent sum or if I need to help her out in the... —  read more 

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Age discrimination

If you are over 40 years old, you must know about this important Federal law The great thing about a Federal law is that it applies to all 50 states It doesn't matter what your age it If you are laid off, your employer must provide you this info... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZlXMiUP

Are people who are laid off given a notice?

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 

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Layoffs today at UnitedHealth

Somebody said in another thread that more layoffs have started at UnitedHealth today - but I'm not hearing anything here at the office. Is this true? If it is, what's being hit? Any ideas on what might be next? How bad is it? I hate having to guess... —  read more 

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UHG vacation time after layoffs

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 

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Executive Compensation

According to this, the CEO of this company made over 17 million dollars last year https://www1.salary.com/David-S-Wichmann-Salary-Bonus-Stock-Options-for-UNITEDHEALTH-GROUP-INC.html —  read more 

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Post ID: @YE3W3di

Are you on Medicare

https://community.aarp.org/t5/Politics-Current-Events/UnitedHealth-Group-targeted-by-whistleblower-lawsuit/td-p/1823217

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International Falls office closing

Back in early January they announced they will be closing the office by Sept 1st. and transition everyone to telecommute. The office is a claims processing hub for Optum and UHC for over 30 years. Optum has been in the process of sending people home... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YcMw0C3

Be more generous

UHG mints money, yet they do not pay employees well

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UHG R&D (Savvysherpa)

Anybody knows anything about this group, Savvysherpa? My former manager (and around 10 FTEs of his) joined the group last month, and this month, 3 of them already got cut! I heard they are doing innovations (e.g., burning money....yeah right) for Mr... —  read more 

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Post ID: @URE3zah

Optum IT Moving Offshore

I heard that Optum IT is moving mainly offshore including management. Only SME's will remain on shore. Does anyone have additional details?

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Post ID: @RxurYEf

Some Questions about the WARN Act

I have several questions about the WARN act -- the wording states: A “mass layoff” is defined as a reduction in force that: (1) is not the result of a plant closing; and (2) results in an employment loss at the single site of employment during any... —  read more 

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Optum IT US Layoffs

Cutting IT Project Managers and Engineering Architects so these jobs can be off-shored or replaced with Cheaper H1B visa holders. Another blow to US STEM workers.

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UHG/Optum Monthly Layoffs

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 

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Older workers beware

If you are an older worker, you need to educate yourself before the layoff comes https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/07/business/dealbook/shown-the-door-older-workers-find-bias-hard-to-prove.html —  read more 

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OWBPA and being laid off

If you were laid off, there are multiple laws you should know about. One of them is the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) As part of the OWBPA, your employer must give you a document that has the job titles and ages of all laid off... —  read more 

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Optum Technology IT staff layoffs

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 

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UNH Layoffs

More layoffs? We've had layoffs nearly monthly lately thanks to the company's decision to ship as many of our jobs as it can across the border (i hear Philippines are currently the destination of choice.) Anybody here knows if we are looking at more... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Ttwx3QX

C&S Structure Reorganization

3 of our head directors were laid off in community and state this week. Time will tell if more layoffs are to come.

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Just got RIF'd at United Health

Wednesday Aug. 30 - got laid off from Optum Technology (subsidiary of United Health) - along with 27 others, beware of this company, the do not care about their workers!!

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Optum Tech TDP Layoff

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 

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New employee

After going through a layoff with my last job, I thought I'd get on here prior to taking this one. Are there really a lot of layoffs here? I'm going to be working in the customer service department. And I'm a little worried now.

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Post ID: @UnodRre

Clinical administrative layoffs?

I see here that there have been layoffs lately. I was wondering if that has been any clinical admin layoffs or talks of it?

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