Western Union Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Western Union

What's next?

There were layoffs in Europe and Costa Rica this week (at least from what we know,) any ideas what might be next? Will it happen next week?

What a farce this change is

Stock price simply lining the pockets of CEO and his best friends. No change in leadership but all levels below impacted. Complete lies that will be revealed in 2020. Company is a joke it used to be great many moons ago. Well done Mr CEO for doing... —  read more 

European office lay offs this week

All announcements going out this week but where has been affected so far? We hear Frankfurt office is closing, small number in London and Dublin (?).. which roles or teams? Tough week for many.

Is Layoff done?

Is Layoff has been completed and people who didn't receive any notice can be considered safe?

WU is a sinking boat

C levels, Directors and Managers are moving to other companies... what's next?

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What about this week?

Should we worry about more layoffs this week? Will the torture continue or can we finally relax?

Any news about today?

Have there been any more layoffs today anywhere at Western Union, not just in San Francisco? So far, there is nothing happening at my location, but people do seem very tense. I'm wondering if I missed something and we might be getting some... —  read more 

WU a crashing plane

WU is a crashing airplane and upper management is trying to fix it with expensive silly tools to "enhance the customer experience" WU lacks innovation and experience. WU does an amazing job getting its employees to drink the "Kool-aid" of great... —  read more 

People, don't be naive

Western Union is not giving you a package out of the goodness of its heart or any kind of loyalty towards its long-term employees. The money is not being given to you to help you out in a time of need - it's given to you so you would sign away your... —  read more 

Western Union did this right

I would like the say that the company has been more than generous with the layoff notice and severance package. No other company would notify with at least a 3 month advance plus a severance. There are no jobs for life anymore and we have to... —  read more 

"Elevate Denver HQ" my ass

It was a bloodbath today in Denver. And layoffs will continue for the next couple of days. This is NOT a 10% layoff. More like 30%....

No future at Western Union

I handed in my resignation yesterday. It has become obvious lately that there is no future here - the company will keep laying off people each month until there is nobody here left to lay off. Sad but true. I will miss the people I work with, but... —  read more 

Where is next??

We have had the news about Miami, Montvale, San Fran and London. Which office is next?

just announced - 10% reduction

just announced on the earnings call 10% reduction in head count $100mm in operating savings 10% decrease in headcount Consolidate operations/ close locations 2019/2020 in severance

Layoffs are coming

WU will be closing some regional offices; rumors are 1 in 3 employees will be laid off starting in August

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Senior leaders at Western Union are clueless

Being an ex-WU employee, I can say some of the WU way ideas were well intentioned. Overall, nothing changed since the start of the program. WU spent millions of dollars on consulting firms instead of listening to their employees who told them the... —  read more 

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Western Union Layoffs 2018

If you really want to know about layoffs just ask your manager or supervisor - see what happens, always works at least in Englewood.

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Western Union Layoffs 2017

Do not be concerned, with things not working out well - things will play out good this year. But layoffs might be happening in Q1 here in Englewood.

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Western Union is wasting money at every turn

Makes no sense to sell land we own, with 2 buildings recently remodeled, to ONE building we LEASE in the DTC. Dumb move, even if they are selling to housing developers. Then again, money is wasted everywhere we turn. Sponsoring two professional... —  read more 

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We need a viable strategy at Western Union

WU has no cohesive or coherent strategy - especially with the IT systems and groups. The "WU Way" initiative is just fluffy BS we overpaid a consulting company for to say "lets make things better!" without any real substance. So instead of being more... —  read more 

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250 laid off

now hearing between 150-250 employees were impacted with the layoffs, not sure if it just Denver office or with the closing of Wash DC, Vancouver and all of Canada offices or ? Does anybody have any more info on this, mainly which Western Union... —  read more 

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WU 2015 Layoffs

Do you think we might have layoffs in January, February or March of 2015? I've been with Western Union for about 2 years now, I work in IT and things do not look good based on rumors I am hearing.

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It's all about numbers at WU

There is no security at WU, seriously, it's all about the most recent financial results. The execs like their bonuses but always are short sighted, it's all about the most recent quarter, they do not look into future. Western Union does lay off a lot... —  read more 

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Severance

What's the typical package gets (focus on paying clients)

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Worse and worse

Every day is worse than the one before - this place majorly sucks (at least the IT group)...

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