I am very happy that the vaccine has brought a new hope for battling COVID, but also, with the start of vaccination, my obligations have increased. I find it even harder when I talk to people who are employed in other industries - they think that it... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Walgreens
Our CFO doesn’t think Amazon’s role in the pharmacy industry will have much of an impact. But I think as online transactions become more of the norm due to the pandemic, what consumer would not want to purchase their medication through Amazon saving... — read more
I am getting so tired of people calling others “s— ups” when it’s actually called “good rapport” - please learn the difference. I started at the very bottom back in 07’ and worked my way up to SM in a high volume location. Yes, I engaged my SM and... — read more
It may not take long for Amazon to catch up to retail pharmacy chains like CVS and Walgreens with the rollout of its own online pharmacy network, some experts... — read more
Now Amazon has announced entry into the RX business, I wonder how all this will reflect on Walgreens. The media is already writing about the impacts and how they will be disruptive, but some believe that they may not be disruptive in the competitive... — read more
There's been discussion about potential legislation that would allow qualified pharmacy technicians to administer the covid vaccine to patients. I'm just curious about what everyone's thoughts are about this. Our competitor has been open about how... — read more
we can relax and not worry about more layoffs for a while, right? Right? Didn't think so.
The usual reason for extending hours is to disperse traffic throughout the day, but I don’t notice the need for that at Walgreens. Another stupid move is to extend hours for December. They really do not care about us. Sales decline fewer... — read more
For those of you who have not been with Walgreens for a very long time, managers used to be able to see their P&L statements every month to see how they were doing. Once Pessina and the Boots cronies came on board all of that went away. Why because... — read more
I hear there is a role refresh meeting on 11/10 for store managers, and they must take it from home.
People are talking at my store, mentioning possible layoffs next month but nobody knows what the rumor originated from. Should I just ignore it or is there something I should worry about?
Old colleagues just let me know they've been laid off 600 is the number they gave me. Times are tough everywhere. It's going to take a new business model to be in business these days.
If you need a part time job, then by all means I’d recommend this company to you. But to make it as a career is something I’d advise against especially if you’re looking for something more ‘challenging’. The work is repetitive, there is a lack of... — read more
Is the beauty advisor position coming back at certain stores?
Just had big exec meeting, HR and AP making deep cuts. Stores are struggling, the company is sinking.
Walgreens said it plans to cut 4,000 jobs on July 9, after reporting a $1.7 billion loss in the third quarter... — read more
We need more old white men to collect their piles of money and find their way to the door. Hopefully someone who places value in employees as assets instead of costs to be cut will take over.
What’s this of a walk out tomorrow for more pay or union in stores. I think a union in all stores is great !!!!
How you treat your employees will determine whether your company is a success or a failure. Employees that are treated by their companies like they are important and what they do matters will make sure to give it their all every day. Employees who... — read more
Target, CVS and Walgreens are the latest retailers to announce that they, too, will require shoppers to wear masks or face coverings at stores... — read more
Walgreens out here making team members clean to make 40hours while hiring temps and no work...what kind of bs is on..also no hazard pay
About 250 to 500 Pharmacists have been laid off to make up the numbers. More to come there is talks about stores closures coming 2. Walgreens wants to replace big stores with small ones. Also they will be laying off all the DMs and consolidating... — read more
You can't make this stuff up. Never has there been a company that treats their employees worse than Walgreens. As if it it was bad enough that the company is laying off Pharmacists when they already can't cover shifts during summer vacations, the... — read more
Does anyone know what the estimated cost will be for Walgreens to build the corporate skyway to connect some buildings on Wilmot road? Given the extremely large volume of Corporate information technology employee layoffs, $1.5 billion dollar TCS... — read more
It will be online on the website and the app and also coupon booklet will stay.
It's out of control here. And they are not hiring replacements, at least for now, so we are left with an unmanageable amount of work to finish between us in the limited amount of hours we are given. And I don't blame anybody for leaving, the way... — read more
Has anyone done or looked over this new survey ? Cause my str mgr hasn’t informed us on what this is about .
Expect this... Per conference communication.
Has anyone heard if Walgreens is gonna start testing customers for the virus in our stores ?
Is this just my local area? Company doing away with the position? LEAP class is also suspended indefinitely so current trainees can’t get promoted?
i work at an ohio location, today they arrested my store manager for stealing $20,000 worth of stuff over a six month period, yea that's right $20K....
Are the big IT cuts done? or more to come? Are corporate teams getting paid bonus as i read there is no bonus this year
When you go into a Walgreens [WAG] it's not just their employees stocking or handling products, meet Walgreens Partners Retail Execution (WPRE). This is a series of third party merchandising companies that contract with WAG to do the resets WAG dont... — read more
What this virus has taught us is that the workers in the store are essential, not the corporate slugs that have forgotten we existed for years. Instead of investing in all these new buildings and remodels they should have invested in training and... — read more
The only precautions we've taken are minimal. Tape to keep customers 6 feet away, really flexible taped on plexiglass and has to be re-taped to the counter daily, we clean maybe once or twice a day, and we are advised to just use germ-x between... — read more
I thought every Walgreens and CVS was going to have drive-thru testing??
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Walgreens has been placed under significant strain on both the retail and pharmacy front. The company has issued a statement that they would cover pay for up to 14 days for those afflicted by the virus and... — read more
Good job. Our Walgreens here are deciding to hire whoever applies, with no d–g testing or background checks. That should end well
See this article https://www.google.com/amp/s/simplywall.st/stocks/us/consumer-retailing/nasdaq-wba/walgreens-boots-alliance/news/should-you-be-pleased-about-the-ceo-pay-at-walgreens-boots-alliance-inc-s-nasdaqwba/amp/
There were 2000 cases yesterday and now 7000?? This is with very limited testing. What about our families?