Blueskies, and the people responsible for designing it are a complete joke. Managers, and above are so out of touch with what employees are actually doing on a day to day basis and the flaws in the system highlight that.
Hope the new guys enjoy this while it last the plan is to train current outside operations on boards and along with the combined control room the ability to run 3 different facilities from one location. The eliminating of an outside operator and a... — read more
I hear there are still people at Williams over 50. It is time for another “voluntary” retirement offer to clean out the “dead wood”.
Of all departments it seems EHS gets slammed most often on this board. Why is that?
I like how someone put it in one of the threads below - "easier than layoffs". Do you think that companies will in some way benefit from people not wanting to get vaccinated, because that way they could get rid of them more easily than through... — read more
What is the reason for this survey? Are they considering a vaccine mandate?
Many of the oil & gas majors have now switched permanently to a "hybrid" remote work model...Work from home on Mondays & Fridays with option to work remotely on Tuesdays-Thursdays, while still maintaining 9/80 schedules. Seems like Williams now... — read more
Is this a good thing or the calm before the storm?
Anybody know if Williams is converting from natural gas to solar power to meet their net zero emissions goals?
Wonder if any IT Management from Salt Lake City will be laid off? Why is it this particular location slip slides away - compared to other locations. Especially when there are 3 or more “managers” for the exact same duties? I have heard them openly... — read more
All employee meeting in PA end of the week. Land dept. getting cuts, pulling the company trucks.
I’m going to ask Alan if I can borrow his Porsche to get to work
Looks like they are “trimming the fat”, at Williams, great timing right before the holidays. I see people losing their jobs on Linkedin. A manager even came on this board and tried to defend it. Have a great week!!
If it’s money to be saved, the Williams Northwest Pipeline Salt Lake City, UT Headquarter’s culture of excessively over-stacked and redundant management - needs to be fiscally looked at very closely.
November right around the corner! Word has it from Tulsa, another 20 - 30% reduction in force or their words "Strategic Staffing Plan". With this many layoffs, is Williams getting ready to sell? Stock in the red for the year, can't get ahead due... — read more
Tulsa confirms lay offs in November. Start with Rains circle. Well south erland. How is USA Field services?
Stock price is over 20 and AA took credit for layoffs last year in improving earnings report. Quote ofctge day, “ If you can’t beat them join them”. In reality results would Have been much better if their wasn’t massive over hiring, completely... — read more
Are they going to get into solar panels
There are a lot of construction leaders who know nothing about construction. I can think of one self glorified individual who probably can't even hang a picture frame, but will constantly advertise how long he has been doing 'this'. Some make sure... — read more
Means layoffs could be back on the table. May not be a biggie but just enough to feed the p-ss-d off shareholders
They went belly up, doesn’t surprise me. Williams merger with access midstream wasn’t all that great as well. Lots of hype and BS with it, lots of good people at Williams lost their job because of it.
Was in a meeting last week for a "strategic staffing plan" effort where it was confirmed we are looking for an additional 10-20% reduction across the board. Management is saying the effort is about optimizing our people and organizations, but when... — read more
The poster that predicted layoffs in 2020 several months ago If the stock price was in the red. Should be rehired to run the company, imo.
Anybody else see this article dated March 27, 2020? https://www.thewellnews.com/lawsuit-alleges-that-williams-ceo-secretly-undermined-billion-dollar-deal/ Now we know why six respected Williams Board of Directors resigned en masse in 2016, in... — read more
When CHK goes down what does that mean for Williams’s as a midstream company?
Stock price at 13.91 and falling. More layoffs are looming. Looking to get out can't stand the id–tic leadership that oversees this company. Just a matter of time and Williams will be no longer. All to blame on very poor management./leadership. ... — read more
Excellent article in the AARP Bulletin, titled Ageism in the workplace. The federal government age discrimination watchdog (EEOC) has a smaller budget today than in 1980 with fewer staff. If you do file a lawsuit, chances are that it will never be... — read more
How many people got their bonuses today, and jumped ship?
Can you post a position you just eliminated in the RIF? Doesn’t seem right.
A member of IT Scada Ops is in India this week training Indians to do the job our forced retirees were doing a short time before. Just apply through Wipro if you want to work at Williams.
Just heard lay offs were coming and an announcement was coming today or Friday regarding the move due to the corona virus as well as market value.
Amazes me how the same leader who was part of the original team of construction who branched off to the compression side. Still hires family, takes kick backs, quail, dove hunts and tells the contractor where to be at on the bid so he can continue... — read more
Does anyone know of an Access manager or higher who had been let go? My observation is that they are safe and also get to keep titles such as director even if they only have a team of six or eight reporting to them, not managers but staff employees... — read more