I’ve heard from a few places that Walmart plans on keeping their pharmacies closing at 7, meaning losing two hours a day M-F which will undoubtedly lead to hours cuts. Both pharmacist and techs, that probably means 10 hour days with only one... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Walmart Pharmacy
I too was told that my RxM position was no longer needed. Conicidence that I was hired 11 plus years ago and the new RPh's are being hired at a much lower wage? I think that the computer program (S3G) that figures out how many RPh's are needed per... — read more
Market director layoffs would be a great start, but if we're going to fix all the ills, we certainly can't stop there. Regionals and VP's need to answer for the fubar this company's pharmacy division has become. They made all the decisions that... — read more
Anyone heard about the pharmacists schedules changing from templated rotations to open availability soon??
I would never have believed it 20 years ago, but apparently the field is being saturated with younger, cheaper graduates. I also believe, what with the huge spike in the pharmaceutical industry's profits over those same last 20 years, there is... — read more
Anyone got the package that was lay-off last couple of months? What do you get?
Walmart pharmacy is a sinking ship. They’re too much of a reactive company, hiring these past executives from CVS and Walgreens. They need to be proactive in health care instead of responding to what everyone else does 2 years late. Reimbursement... — read more
I am not a young pharmacist, have been doing this for 20+ years. This industry has taken a toll on my body- standing for 12 hrs a day, with less breaks than are legally mandated, all have contributed to knee/back/joint problems. Each year it... — read more
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Why only Pharmacy? What I don’t understand is why didn’t they cut off in the Vision Centers also? They sit around all day long staring at customers as they walk by. The vision center could cut half of their staff and customers wouldn’t even... — read more
Cuts do and will happen, but the way with which this was rolled out means one of 3 things: 1. We are combining with Humana or UHC as a means to survive. 2. Wal-Mart has decided to get out of pharmacy and we are going the Target/Cvs route and our... — read more
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The retail pharmacy business is experiencing little growth. The script count is declining because of script abandonment on higher cost d–gs, the decline in o—id prescribing, and the increase in 90 days scripts. In our store, if the 90 days scripts... — read more
I really don’t care what happens anymore. I just want all of this to end. Is there any way we can find out when will this situation be over realistically?
Will there be more any time soon?
Sounds crazy but have you looked for Rph job opportunities- slim to none. Is there any merit to this idea of going to your DM and volunteering to have salary decreased. Do you think it would offer protection from future layoffs? — read more
What do you think - More Rph layoffs and how soon?
I did a little digging on this site, and what I found scared me. The situation seems to be the same across the entire industry - just look at CVS for example. This means that those who were laid off and those of us who are still not safe have very... — read more
So many of our stories sound the same; manager reading from a scripted letter spewing the same bs to everyone. Script sales declining and reduction in hours blah blah blah. I worked at a store with hours allotted only for 2 pharmacist, and we closed... — read more
I was the most recent victim of the corporate downsizing. I was told that the pharmacy couldn't support my hours. My 22 hours a week. I feel like I was hit by a truck. It was done on Wednesday about 1230. I was getting ready to go to lunch when the... — read more
The Walmart regional managers were just informed that there will be no pharmacist overlap as of Sept and individual store layoffs could exceed 40%
I know the function of the board of pharmacy is to protect the public. How can this move by Walmart be considered anything but dangerous to the public ?? The staffing of chains in general should have been subject to scrutiny as well long ago. This... — read more
Pharmacists, Techs Discuss Pharmacy Retail Layoffs source below... JUNE 28, 2019 Layoffs impacting Walmart pharmacy departments across the country set social media abuzz this week with former employees sharing news of their job losses. Social media... — read more
I hate to cynical, but then we worked for the company that boasts that it espouses "Respect for the Individual" as a core value even as it is terminating, without warning, the very people who worked to grow their business. So there's that. However, I... — read more
Today I was informed there will no longer be any pharmacist overlap period meaning 12 hour days. We fill 280 rxs per day. Where is the concern for patient safety? Also was told all stores in district (11 stores) will be cut about 30 hours each. 330... — read more
For anyone located in Arizona WellCare is hiring multiple positions. I have been a tech since 2007 and have been at WellCare for the last 5 years and I LOVE it. I will never go back to retail or hospital. I have 40 hours a week with frequent OT and... — read more
I have been a staff pharmacist for about five years right now. I work in Central Texas – I was let go on Wednesday and I was told that my position was being eliminated as there was no “business need” for my services. OK, so I get walked out and this... — read more
I was already at a store pulling solo 12 hour shifts/closed from 1:30-2 for lunch everyday, no overlap, yet was told my position was “no longer needed.” I helped get my former store to be one of the most profitable in the market. It was really just... — read more
Coming directly from my old mentor who has been a staff for over 6 years, a good friend who's been a RXM for 3 and staff for 2, and one of their DMs: Over 500+ RPh fired nationwide (Float, staff, PICs, whoever it is above PICs, etc) Over 1K pharmacy... — read more
Lost digital engagement hours (around 40 hours). 150 support hours now for 1400 scripts a week. Both cashiers were “randomly displaced” to find other jobs. Leaves 4 full time techs, 2 part time. — read more
I was laid off today too after 5 years and increase in script count 5 percent and hitting 1100 flu shots this year with my team. I want to know what are the criteria for choosing me and who has chosen me?
Layoffs hit Orange County, California. Corporate chose the people that were laid off regardless of performance evaluations or ratings. Some of the highest performing techs were laid off. District Managers had no say as to who was getting let go. So... — read more
Just found out yesterday that our store rph hours are being cut by 40 hours. This will cause at least one or more rph's to float around in the market to meet their base hours. This is just horrible! RPH's really need to get more vocal and start... — read more
One district looks like the DM gave "needs to" on evals and now they are the ones being fired.
Lay off everyone at the same time so everyone has an equal chance to scramble for any open positions in their geographic area.