At my store the news of the pt20 benefit change came from Google! That is how we found out what was going to happen. Good job Amazon/Wholefoods
Topics regarding layoffs at Whole Foods Market Inc.
Why can't anyone at regional level come up with a plan to increase sales for once. Maybe think outside of the box for a change?? Or even at regional level. Instead of playing offense all the time. Be leaders for a change. I can not believe that... — read more
Effective January 1, 2020 All PT20 Team Members who are currently grandfathered in will have their hours reduced to part time hours (max of 20 hours per week).
All wild oats stores are about to be extinct. So if your store is wild oats sharpen your resume. Massive closures coming up. John Mackey said they are not afraid to pull the plug of a store that is not performing. Well guess which stores... — read more
Medicare for all
Whole Foods will be cutting medical benefits for up to 1,900 workers starting Jan. 1, 2020. In the past, workers needed to work at least 20 hours a week to qualify for the health-care plan. Now employees will need to work at least 30... — read more
Who’s leaving the NA office?
What is up with everyone leaving?
https://nypost.com/2019/09/03/amazon-testing-payment-system-that-uses-hands-as-id/ "The e-tailing giant’s engineers are quietly testing scanners that can identify an individual human hand as a way to ring up a store purchase, with the goal of... — read more
The value of team member happiness and excellence went out the door long ago. Team members are literally told to not question how things were done by store leadership, which was a change from when I started there. Years ago, we were encouraged to... — read more
Never heard of this in any store. https://www.newsweek.com/whole-foods-privacy-lawsuit-1456833 A class action suit filed this month claims Whole Foods violates its employees privacy rights by requiring them to use a biometric time-clock and... — read more
What is this about? https://www.bizjournals.com/austin/news/2019/08/29/whole-foods-testing-new-kind-of-store-mysterious.html "Bruno said the developer has been otherwise tight-lipped about the details of the new store, but the shopping center's... — read more
My last day was yesterday. I’m feeling excited for the future of not only myself but the company as well. Whole Foods has been a wonderful experience and I wish the company the best in all of its new changes and challenges to come. Here’s to... — read more
Do people who win a wholefoods regional “all-star” award receive any kind of bonus? Gift card or compensation? Or is it just a fancy dinner with a stupid plaque with your name on it?
Whole Foods Global and Regional have keenly demonstrated today that they know NOTHING about real marketing. Prime example: Love Fest going on while you are self-destructing. All those $500 gift cards would translate into over 100 jobs for a year. All... — read more
Yesterday was my last day and my I opted for direct deposit and my paycheck still hasn’t been deposited. How long does it usually take?
Do you think that Whole Foods spies on employees?
We lost five more as of this week and more have already put in their notice...it’s crazy how many people are leaving...
This is what separates us from every other grocery store. Customers need knowledgeable TMs on the floor. I get that our labor budget is tied to our sales, but it also works the other way, too: we cannot make sales without the labor to have enough TMs... — read more
Any plans for a store in the Kingwood area of Houston? I work in south Houston but I don't want to be at the Woodlands location.
and we are still using ChefTec.
Behold our leader. Showing the world how the challenges of autism do not have to hold you back. "“A plant-based diet is pretty high in water,” Mackey says, “so, the actual truth is I don’t need to drink water most of the... — read more
Whats happening? Lots of TLs are been let go or stepped down. stl cleaning house or just going overboard on them all?
Hearing rumors of PBSs job changing. Anything really happening?
Curious to know how many order writers are working their own backstock and breaking down their own loads? Dairy and frozen here are left for the buyer to work. I thought part of OTS was having better orders by having this done before the buyer came... — read more
I heard about a walk out that took place in a store in the MA. An entire team got ticked off at their leadership and they all called out last Saturday. Something like 35 team members in Produce... anyone know what happened?
Anybody else heard we are going to automated orders soon? Yes, it's been talked about for awhile but rumor has it that it is actually planned for 6mos from now, eliminating order writer positions.
Think it's too late to keep anyway... But I'm getting taxed like 40% so I don't have to do any fine detail tax work. How much is the payout?
Lost 4 more team members today...it’s great to see people moving beyond this..good luck to everyone..😀
I heard yesterday that specialty will be leaving market team next quarter and that early next year culinary teams with be splitting as well
Nobody is talking about this? The percentages have changed drastically.
What is that?
Is our PFDS team just bad or are others stores constantly out of food? No pizza, empty hot bar, no sandwiches. Our sushi dept makes a k–ling because we are always running out of prep food's lunch options before lunch rush is even half over.
I searched for the term "whole foods" under the "missed connections" section of craigslist. Here is a link to all regions using search tempest. Maybe we can connect some lonely people in our stores. — read more
Omg we come in everyday to just witness the kluster from Global and Regional! It is embarrassing and down right laughable to witness what these clowns are doing to our stores. The customers even are laughing WOW great job! Once again we are being... — read more
We will be swarming the Ec’s visits and vp vistit with pro whole workers and demand answers on why we the team members are left hung out to dry while all store leadership goes to their cushy homes in wealthy areas while we have to leave our other... — read more
Workdays has no postings but indeed has 11 positions for cdastl listed.. WTF
So its been over a year since the final wave of sign maker layoffs. I'm curious...What has happened? Did it save any money? How are signs being made and who is doing it?
Whole foods workers say conditions has worsen since amazon takeover.