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Pregnant at Walgreens and demoted

You know Walgreens is doing really bad when they start laying off and demoting pregnant employees. Had to take the demotion for insurance purposes otherwise my gap in insurance could make my pregnancy a pre existing condition. What makes it worse is... read more

This is not right

Every single employee at my Walgreens were forced to take pay cuts ,including the Pharmacists, and put in extra hours (unpaid) to keep their jobs. We are in a shortage area and everything costs more but no one cares. They pile on the work for older... read more

Merger changes gears

So the merger is off, but Walgreens is still buying over 2000 Rite Aid stores. Not really sure how this will work out in the end, but I guess we will see soon enough. http://www.wkbw.com/news/national/walgreens-to-buy-nearly-half-of-rite-aid-stores
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Subsidized Medical Coverage

Just saw in Compass today the company is eliminating subsidized medical coverage for retirees under 65. This only effect those that are less than 50 years of age who still met all the old requirements of 25 years of service and 55 years of age. They... read more
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75 stores are closing now

I bet its more than that. When the merger is finish than we get more word on how many stores are really closing.. Amazon is also taking over the retail industry and more people will be out of work. 102 million out of work.. Smh!!

if I would have only known 6 months ago

If I would only known 6 months ago that Walgreens was going to lay me off June 1st 2017 I would have taken the first job I was offered before Walgreens, I have been a very good employee and I worked my butt off, but due to company "cutbacks" I will... read more
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Zero loyalty

We were told by our MVP a year and a half ago that 2/3 of all store managers would not make it. 1/3 would quit or retire. 1/3 would get fired. The last 1/3 would be ok. If you've noticed the trend so far it's been true. You just need to figure that... read more

evaluation

Flagships on down is affected.. Employee layoffs sheet i heard is use for those perform bad and dont pass evaluation process...

Mass wave of layoffs

Recently, over 70 professionals serving the corporate legal entities have been cut in a massive wave of layoffs. Few were spared in this "One Plan" of corporate greed and profit maximizing exercise. The new lean system will greatly overwork those... read more
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Pay Cuts by Switching to Hourly

As of November 2016 all ASM pay will have to bee accounted as hourly rate. I had to tell my ASM about this change, I showed my ASM the paper the corporate sent us with their equations. First words were so I'm getting a pay cut? Their calculation... read more

Laid off Techs

I am one of the 48 techs that got laid off , the real blame goes to the management that decided to take over the job of the vendors servicing the photo dept. 10 years ago it wasn't necessary other than for there own benefit , if they left the depots... read more

Pharmacy Pinpad Question?

Our pin pad at my pharmacy has a one time question asking patients "do you want to continue receiving this service of getting notifications about their prescriptions". With the options" yes, no, later ". And when they hit NO there's a confirmation... read more
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H1B Visas in Pharmacies

It looks like the #H1B scam is about to kill our profession as well 12,000 approx job openings annually 3,000 taken by technicians (1% of 300,000) based on certification from the Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission 5,000 taken by PGY1/2... read more
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I used to be proud to work for Walgreens.

Now, I'm looking to leave after 10+ years. After wiping out the whole executive team and replacing with Boots members, I'm not really fond of the new management team. They talk a lot of cliches. Plus, all decisions are based on making the... read more
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Severance Pay

So will employees that are let go, will they get severance pay if they find a new employment before their termination date? Not sure Walgreens will do backround employment verification before giving severance pay.

Bad decision!!!

WBA has taken very bad decision to let people go. So, much of knowledge and experience will go, all good people with 15~20 years experience. Poor management, no stability. Seems the company has lost vision and US values. While other competitors are... read more

A Company Of The Past

At the distribution center level they are now offering money/gift cards for turning in your fellow employees. I've worked for Walgreens for 10 yrs. and have seen not only stagnant wages but also dwindling benefits in recent years. It's really sad... read more
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What's in the name of Walgreens? I mean WBA.

Is it healthy working for Walgreens? I don't think so. Cyclical layoffs for the last 8 years? That's not healthy. And the cycle will probably continue. Does Walgreens still respect its employees? I don't think so, it's all about investors now. I... read more
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What be next position eliminated I wonder?

I feel the Walgreens not giving us the full true. Boots received alot of money from the merger and guess what they did for their employees. They give them raises. There beauty advisor makes starting off $15 well the look boutique advisor make $10.50... read more

DTR Tecs layoff??

Anybody hear of this today? Just heard that DTR Tecs got laid off and it was base off GPS score. What a GPS score???

Terrible! America's company no longer.

Wow! Walgreens was America's company. What happened to them? I've always considered Walgreens looking from the outside as a place to work for; with pride. From the cycles of layoffs and comments in this site, they seem to be a terrible organization... read more

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