Topics regarding layoffs at ViacomCBS

Topics regarding layoffs at ViacomCBS


Protests in front of 1515 wouldn’t take long to get attention. ViacomCBS needs to acknowledge the absurd about of freelancers it has in full-time, staff positions simply to avoid paying for benefits. THERE ARE MORE OF US THAN THERE ARE THEM!!! It’s... —  read more 

Jobs are still aplenty

I started looking after a friend warned me that with the recession looming, now might be my last chance to leave my current job and find something equal or better. Well, I've been looking for the past month and I've already had several interviews and... —  read more 

raises among the lower

It has come to the attention that company has given raises to those who earn under 60k. Major adjustments for some. Nothing to the employees over that amount. So if are are 15 year employee making over that threshold, even a dollar, you get... —  read more 

Hybrid Working Models

In NYC, and other cities, given the uptick in violent crime and as----t in general, one would think the logical move would be for the company to provide hybrid models for ALL employees, not just management/clerical. Instead, ViacomCBS seems hellbent... —  read more 


Given the plethora of veeps running the abysmal CBS morning show, and two co-presidents to boot, it's inevitable layoffs of the underlings must occur. Remember, this is the network that fires TDs when ratings slump.

Union Contract IBEW

If there's any truth the company may sell after settling, whether to or Amazon or anyone else, it might behoove the membership to vote no, regardless of the contractual offer. Why give the present management an easy out?

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Amazon Rumors

Rumors regarding an Amazon purchase of a Paramount content-only transaction making the financials this evening. Unknown as to what will happen with the brick and mortar parts that remain; possible liquidation.

Things to change

The list of things that should be changed here is so long, that it is not easy to single out just one thing that would be the highest priority. What would you change here first?

Broadcast is balderdash!

Sounds like Bakish and co. are doing everything they can to distance themselves from the affiliate model and stream on. Better hope they develop better content, because streaming Ghosts ain't gonna cut it.

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Mask Mandates

at ViacomCBS seem a bit hypocritical when talent, on every show, regardless of distancing, can be seen sans mask. So, masking only applies to behind-the-scenes workers? Also, why should masking apply to those who have already been post positive? It's... —  read more 

Nora Gone

Dekoupil the new Jeff Glor. Next on the block? G. King. No kidding. News purge. And, it took two co-presidents to do this? Divest now.

my favorite thing to do

Watch all the CBS errors, especially during live sports, and know that the place is loaded with bloated meeting dwellers who'll bamboozle the management levels above them and do nothing to fix the problem. It's riotous!

The damage is irreparable

I'm leaving soon and I don't think I'll look back too much. I'll finally get some relief when I leave. However, I’m still sorry because I think this company could have done a lot better. When people leave, it may be easy to replace them. However... —  read more 

Any place is better

Even working at McDonald's would be an improvement in many, many ways (sadly, for some it would be an improvement in pay as well.) I wouldn't advise this place even to people who are desperate for a job. Why punish them further? If you're smart... —  read more 


It's always productive when you have a manager who looks at his subordinates as so many monkeys in a cage, meanwhile genuflecting to his own upper tier but offering little to the industrious common cause. THAT'S a prize but never a surprise.


Blueness once again invades CBS air, and at the end of two good football games. As Vince Lombardi would have said, "WHAT THE HE-L IS GOING ON OUT THERE?" I suppose you could chalk up the technical SNAFUs to the pandemic, but that's as weak an... —  read more 


It's highly unlikely any layoffs are coming as they can hardly keep employees as it is. Even in higher-paying union areas, people are leaving because many of the other areas are comprised of people now working from home which has bred obvious... —  read more 

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