The last Walgreens family member left the board room several years ago . The MBA's took over slashing benefits and using the money for expansion. Their mantra , own it and get paid less " .
Topics regarding layoffs at Walgreens
Can some explain what RFT is? Thanks
I work at a walgreens in Omaha and they have cut our budget for all of march and April. It is absolutely ridiculous, considering there already underpay employees extremely. I admit, there are some employees that don't work to the full potential, but... read more
I have heard that Walgreens, like CVS is giving a raise of 2$ to their employees in April. Is this true?
Managers are forced out after 13 to 25 years. I guess the chopped block has begun. Walgreens spend 4.4 billions dollars in cash on Rite Aid will explain the cuts going on.
Do anybody about new return policy?
We are at a time where facts and opinions don't matter no more. Collect your check and go home is motto. "If you dont like it than find another job". As time moves on so is the company changing values. All the years working with a company that you... read more
This new management style is more about developing self directed work teams and ousting managers that it is anything else. Managers are told to coddle their staff - baby them - make "warm and fuzzies" while management doesn't get the same from their... read more
This company is in utter and complete chaos! The entire Walgreens is utterly disorganized. We have management that is easily threatened by anybody with new ideas that would shake up the status quo. We also have leadership that never stands up for... read more
we've been getting more and more changes in procedure and less and less training for it... we are expected to do our jobs every day perfectly, but we are barely told how to do something anymore... but if we make a mistake, it's an automatic... read more
What's with all the random cuts in hours? I'll be doing 35 hours consistently, and then suddenly I'll be down to 20 with no reason or warning. And it's not just me, everybody has been affected. This goes on for a few weeks, then they realize the... read more
I'm really tired of freeloading managers at my store. We are all expected to do our jobs and theirs on top of it, while they sit around doing nothing. Except when somebody from the corporate is here, then suddenly they are the exemplary employees... read more
Rite Aid deal will apparently bring on carnage. Around 600 drugstores will be closed by Walgreens. Most of them will be Rite Aid stores, but not all. This was expected, consolidations always mean layoffs, but this truly sounds excessive... read more
Is there any any truth in this? Is Walgreens going to Layoff Management Staff?
I heard that some of the pharmacy will close on Sundays startinf rhis month..
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
Is this effecting pharmacy or the store ?? Do anybody know of this info??
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
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
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
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 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
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
Flagships on down is affected.. Employee layoffs sheet i heard is use for those perform bad and dont pass evaluation process...
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
Did anyone hear about budget cuts??
My store manager create a pip to find a reason to terminate pharmacy manger who is working for more than 11 years at same location without any warning or notice. Based on pip she decide to terminate and DM gave option to float around or been... read more
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
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
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
I have noticed in my store that our sales have tremendously dropped in the last two months. And SM has been on our backs about sales but there is no foot traffic. People here just want to party their stress away not buy expensive makeup and skincare... read more
I heard that they are renaming the position..
CEO's 2014 pay was 540 times the median pay of Walgreens workers
Do you think this is something that may happen (Job cuts in 2016) - how likely is it?
Do you think that we'll have even more layoffs due to Walgreens Rite Aid Merger?