19 years with Walgreens and my time has come. I was just applying for jobs to see whats out there and landed a job at CVS starting me at 3k more than im making now with WAG. I know cvs has its issues, but they will not be going anywhere soon due to... read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Walgreens
Does anyone think it would be better to wait it out and keep working for Walgreens in case it gets better, or would it be smarter to look for another job and jump ship?
Should we start a thread on this?
I was told that is mandatory to work Sunday mothers day's it appear that the store needs the ASM in order to survive a busy day.
got a letter walgreens 5 6 19 want to buy back my frozen vacation time at 70 %
I have some PTO that I didnt use & I want to know if after I decide to quit. Will I get paid from my PTO?
I work at Walgreens to supplement my retirement and have relied on 38-42 hrs. per payroll period. I am now cut down to one shift per week. Walgreens is famous for shoving customer service down our throats yet by cutting employee hours, which yields... read more
Does anyone else think the new "non-bias" policy is ridiculous? They literally want us to treat shoplifters better than actual customers. Like, yeah, don't accuse people if they just look suspicious but 99% if they look shady, they ARE. There have... read more
With all the b---s--- happening with the company, I believe it's time to protest to make sure everyone outside of Walgreens knows what's really going on. All the attention gathered from us will have to make some noise that pessina would have to hear... read more
Why are there never any news articles about the Walgreens layoffs or over working people sounds like if Walgreens has to do some damage control in the public’s eyes thing might change. Just a thought.
I am just an ASM but I have bled for walgreens. I was asked by my DM when I was going to apply for a store manager position. Honestly I don't even want to stay anymore.... They send me to c-ap stores with c-ap managers. I put in all the sweat to fix... read more
Walgreen doesn't care about there employees anymore thanks to boots alliance and keeps cutting hours which in turn cuts your pay. If you want to qualify for food stamps work for Walgreen. They don't even give there full timers 40 hours. You can't... read more
My DM told me and my SM we wouldn't have to do any layoffs, just to cut everyone's hours. He said we were allowed to cut full time employees to part time causing them to lose their benefits because they will just be eligible for Covered California... read more
Coming from my position, I can say that our once beloved company is already dead, from what I have been hearing from my superiors. However, it is all hush-hush. The only reason for me to post this is so you as an employee (just like me) needs to be... read more
So Walgreens can afford millions of dollars to rebrand and remodel their stores but can't afford to keep employees who earn $600/month. This isn't going to save the company
A lot of people are going to lose their jobs and not be able to pay bills or take care of their families. I hope people living on the street because they can't afford to live is worth saving a few bucks. Customers don't want LESS employees in the... read more
We have a lot of people leaving on their own, which wouldn't worry me if it wasn't the managers and their darlings - makes me think there is something behind it. Do we know if there'll be any more closings sometime soon? I don't want to worry for no... read more
Walgreens is giving us 10 days to decide if we want to stay with the company or leave. They are going to be cutting major hours and letting employees go. They want to have shift leads work cashier shifts and give CSAs less hours. There will only be... read more
I currently make $15.75 as an SFL and I work in New York, we just got a new SFL who got hired here and they are making $16 an hour how did this happen? They definitely aren't as qualified because the person who got hired is a college student with no... read more
Something being announced this week about changes in position codes. Anyone have any more info?
Check out this new article.. https://www.barrons.com/articles/walgreens-healthcare-stocks-51554388654
In case there was somebody still clinging to the notion that things are not that bad, they are. The Retail Apocalypse Now Threatens D--gstores, Too... read more
Amazons is on the verge to open up thousands of cashierless grocery stores with pharmacy’s inside. I have no doubt this will drive Walgreens out of business
Basically the entire chain has been indoctrinated to Frontier and the Pulse ways of working. With budget reductions, busy pharmacies, etc, what does a weekly Pulse meeting look like in your stores? Are you even doing it? Are your DMs watching Pulse... read more
Who knows if the USA is next?
So years later, the merger has actually gone through and layoffs are starting to happen, can anyone tell me what severance packages is wag offering. Is it 3 months pay or is it only 2 weeks pay per year of service? I'd like to know the same thing. In... read more
Anyone else getting screwed by the live well/ spending acct? I received an email mid November 2018 stating I had over $70 million in it, I was surprised and even called them and was told it was correct and to be sure and use it by end of year or it... read more
So I’ve heard there is restructuring coming from the Dm level up. Does anyone know what that looks like? My DPR is going to corporate and mentioned they aren’t promoting people to replace DPRs that’s are leaving.
How does a team member call a store when it’s closed? I forget what you have to dial to make it ring thru
Has anyone had a recent increase in couponers wanting to do multiple transactions (Like 20+ transactions)? I feel like I’m stuck. We need sales and it’s the end of the world if NPS is bad, but we just don’t have time for soo many transactions. Anyone... read more
Why did PTO accrual change for salaried employees with the WWS change, is corporate aware of this and will they fix the glitch?
The man should stick to selling cosmetics and other beauty products. He is truly in over his egomaniacal head in the healthcare business. Employees have been leaving in droves. They are underpaid, unappreciated, understaffed, lied to and have worse... read more
cannot access employee.walgreens.com also, kronos is down again anyone knows what's going on? do we still have it? man...
Anyone knows why Topix closed all the forums. Including the Walgreens one...
Now that Walgreens Topix Forum is gone (forever) can we start to have discussions here. I am OK to go to any other site but this one at least has some W employees who are willing to communicate. Thoughts?
Is anyone able to log into Kronos at home or on a mobile phone. I am hearing that some folks are enabled to do so and can see their hours but I cannot. Is there a trick? Also, someone told me that a special license is needed and it's expensive for... read more
The Topix forum has been closed down. I hope people will migrate over to here because there was such valuable information posted hourly and daily on the Topix board. How can we get the word out to all come here?
I lost my Walgreens DTR IT career job that l could of kept till retirement and many other Walgreens Corporate IT field service technicians could of kept their jobs if an unquailifield person with only an AS degree named Dave Reed was not put in... read more
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