Is Joe Shmucks down, been unavailable for two days.
Topics regarding layoffs at Verizon Communications Inc.
Anyone have any ideas or heard on what changes may happen to the B2B outside sales group?
Since rates are so low I don’t want to miss an opportunity to receive the largest payout since I’m not sure these rates will ever be so low again. I am late to the party but am struggling to determine what my current lump sum would be. I received... — read more
June marks the one year timeline within which those that pressed the VSP button, but were rejected, would be eligible to receive the full VSP benefits if they were RIF’d. Do you think we’ll see a spate of RIF’s now that this liability is near an... — read more
7 new jobs found Ecosystem Partnerships Manager Verizon - Washington, DC This will mean driving technical, business development, and go-to-market activities with internal and external partners.... May 29 Mobile QA Engineer Verizon -... — read more
Upper Management is debating weather or not to make home garage permanent for some on a volunteer basis. I think it would be great for some techs and also beneficial to Verizon modt importantly.
Is anyone familiar with NY unemployment availability after the expiration of the 14 month severance period. Having a hard time finding employment, like others, at the moment. Stay safe!
I think there are a lot of people who weren’t quite ready to take the VSP last time but now will have an extra couple years of savings built up and 4 years added to their Rule of 73/75 calculation (assuming a Dec 2020 off payroll date) and would be... — read more
I was in the process of interviewing for a sales role within VBM prior to this whole pandemic however, was told that there was a hiring freeze due to the current situation. Does anyone within VBG have any insight into the hiring freeze as it stand... — read more
Rumor is VZ will be doing covid testing for all employees. Saw a news released from Bio Reference labs that they signed a deal with 3 major telecom companies? Does that mean we are going back to the stores soon ?
Any idea what will happen in Dec 2020 in regards to layoffs or outsourcing or any new plans or terms to eliminate or any big changes.. Share your thoughts if you are aware
Its disruptive and divisive. It doesn't add anything constructive to this site. They create posts and respond them.
Construction, Maintenance, Installs are at a standstill. New Managers came in and showed the kinder gentler side. Its easy living right now, all the while they have been building a case. They cannot get rid of you because you are not needed, they... — read more
Does Verizon still have 2nd levels aka "area mgrs" for repair and splicing crews or did they can them all
It makes you wonder how many union employees Verizon could entice to leave if they guaranteed Medical for life at existing cost and coverage. They've done it before!
How long will it take Verizon to outsource or ship overseas all the positions that have been successfully performed from home during the pandemic? If I was among those who are not in the field but instead are working from their homes, I'd be... — read more
Management is the least efficient activity in your organization. Think of the countless hours that team leaders, department heads, and vice presidents devote to supervising the work of others. Most managers are hardworking; the problem doesn’t lie... — read more
Here’s the deal. Yes union has lost a lot of the responsibilities and membership is dropping however, the union is not going anywhere. What you seem to forget is linemen and craft are the lifeline of this company. Just look at who the essential 15k... — read more
Looks like contractors being notified of layoffs now across all markets. Permanents next?
Verizon Stores to Offer 'Touchless Retail' BY Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) said Friday it will offer "Touchless Retail" for shoppers, which includes "both physical and digital changes to reduce the number of... — read more
Will it be business as usual. I think not
Any updates for the disabled union associates? I know we have been sitting on the sidelines, most for many years, but we can't risk our lives going out into the field but still hope we get what we are entitled to. Thanks for covering my shifts all... — read more
I pray and hope for those of us that want to stay working from home can permanently. I’ve been become so comfortable being home that I believe it’s safer. I’m doing the same job as I would be doing in the call center. I’m saving on gas! My compute to... — read more
Did you receive the prorated STI for 2019? If so was it a direct deposit or a physical check?
Back in 2016 Verizon started changing to the open floor work space plan. 6-10 people working 3ft apart all to increase capacity. (Vs people in cubicles working 6ft-8ft apart) This was always an issue with getting sick from someone elses Cold or... — read more
Dear members, The Letters of Agreement between Verizon and CWA regarding Work-at-Home, Bonus Pay, Home Garaging, and Back-up Care will be extended until June 30, 2020. They were originally scheduled to expire on April 30, 2020. The Letters of... — read more
Lots of monitoring boys and girls, and lots of flies got caught in the web, they just don’t know it yet. Screwed it up for everyone. Thanks
No way Verizon can take in that liability now and do you think techs will want to go into peoples homes ever again? Problem is once one tech gets infected he’s going to infect his whole garage now. I like to see the number of Fios techs infected by... — read more
Verizon will not be doing any layoffs this year
Opening up the economy will save jobs at Verizon and other Companies. Many of us have been working here many years and are too advanced in age to start careers elsewhere. Verizon saw a downturn in our cellular division as we were forced to shut down... — read more
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to retire, John Stankey to take over on July 1 https://www.foxbusiness.com/business-leaders/att-randall-stephenson-retire-john-stankey
Well we’ll, a beat on the EPS and a miss in the revenue. I’m sure you know what that means for employees. Rif is coming. Verizon always increases revenue by reduction of staff. If you listen to what Hans said on the call he wants to reorganize the... — read more