Walmart is 10+ years behind major players again getting ready to destroy a decent brand. Such a shame. I'm sure golden parachutes are readied and the IDC has been ramped up to full enshitification speed to overhaul Vizio support into... — read more
A friend that I worked with years ago works in the eastern business unit in Charlotte NC and was told on Tuesday that they have until May 31 to find a job or be let go. This person has been with Walmart for 27 years and is hurt.
People are being terminated without cause, apparently due to Spark and reorg. Number has not yet been disclosed.
Has anyone heard Management Schedule rotation is coming soon ? So we have to be available 7 days a week .
What a slap in the face for hourly associates. It's time to unionize.
Any news from optical YBM yet?
Has anyone started it yet? Noone in my store likes the change because of things we do like picking up kids from school or part time jobs etc.
Does anyone here know how it works? Does anyone have any experience with them? Once they finish an investigation and if something is found they want or think should be acted on do they take the action or do they make recommendations to the SM/MT... — read more
Walmart Tech Leadership is a joke or laid off JOKERS of Amazon currently operating from Seattle. All are good for nothing just disrupting the entire tech industry for their own benefit. IDC's are also joke just trying to steal the credit of all the... — read more
Rumors of Any new changes for vision centers this year??
I have heard multiple folks gossiping around that layoff is around the corner. Some folks got laid off in Sam's club yesterday, no one is talking about this, any clue?
14 Vision Centers got notice Monday January 29 that their last day would be on February 9. Less than 2 weeks notice. Are these employees going to be able to transfer to other Walmart vision centers? One of these locations is Russellville Kentucky... — read more
So is Walmart minimum wage going up to 17.50 starting this pay period? Can someone explain this better.
So the stocks will split 3 to 1 on Feb 23rd, and lots of us had meetings a few month's ago telling us that we will no longer get stocks come Feb 1st. How convenient to help the rich get richer!
Anyone hear that stocking 1 team schedule is changing. We were told it’s going 7 to 4. We are currently 5am -2pm while other stores nearby are 4am -1pm. Where’s the consistency?
"Walmart is being sued over allegations it charges higher prices for products at the checkout stands than it advertises on its shelves. The consumer class action lawsuits started in Chicago, Illinois, but are spreading, most recently to a court... — read more
"America’s largest retailer has long been a facilitator of fraud on a mass scale, a ProPublica investigation has found." "Its long record of spotty training and compliance, and its refusal to take responsibility for the fraud perpetrated using its... — read more
For those of you that’s an APOC what is your schedule like???
I am on long term disability through Walmart. Lincoln is wanting me to file social security disability but said I can keep my benefits through Walmart. It won't affect them they said How long can I be on long term? Anyone been through this?
Yet, Macy’s, Wayfair W +10.3%, and Walmart WMT -0.5% are among the retailers announcing layoffs and store closings as these forward-looking retailers ready for a reset in... — read more
Announcement this afternoon that Store no. 8 was dissolved after 7 years of silo'ed innovation.
Rumors on Reddit that coach pay increasing.
Half of last year’s , jobs not worth it
Knowing this will give one a good idea of layoffs.
IBM stopped theirs's years ago. Obviously to save money and not give it away.
Have any heard about the new structure.. store leads going away and the AP coach reporting back to the mapm. The coach’s are going to be the new store leads they own there areas.
How will AI affect the Walmart workforce and management? And how will these transitions occur?
Thoughts? Any Walmart layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
Is it possible for a salaried homeoffice employee to request/volunteer for a layoff from Walmart with severance without getting fired? Who would the request go to, HR?
Sounds dynamic. Walmart is remodeling. https://progressivegrocer.com/dollar-general-open-800-stores-2024-q3-tops-street
Has anyone heard the rumor that team lead positions are being eliminated in 2024? I think it’s just that….. a rumor.
"Guild unveils AI learning program for frontline workers | Fortune" https://fortune.com/2023/10/17/guild-education-startup-ai-learning-program-frontline-workers/amp/
Use to be a decent site for reliable rumors. How I find out about ZMS elimination and DMs a year before announcement. Now it's another reddit with no real information. With that said, any news on TL eliminations? 😅
Same store sales goes up after a remodel, It starts over for a remodeled store. Doug's way of increasing same store sales, looks good.
Please share when when does PPTO reset at Walmart? Not sure where to find it.
Why pay for LTD for years if, before your actual LTD effect date, you're already being pushed toward SSD?!
Has anyone heard about a second round of VCDCs being hired for the vision centers
I don't know why people bother shopping at Walmart for anything other than perishables and cheap trinkets. Everything is locked up and nobody is available to help you retrieve stuff from locked cabinets because the company is too cheap to hire... — read more