Windstream Corp. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Windstream Corp.

Reassuring customers

How big is the company’s biggest customer as a share of Windstream’s total revenues? 1%? 5%? 10% Has senior management reached out to them? Maybe given them their number or another key manager’s to call if there’s a problem?

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Post ID: @125uDlqS

TT and LL Are Cowards!

They can spit all the propaganda and BS to customers and employees bit they're afraid of the hars questions and going face to face with employee in person. They both know they're doing wrong so easier to hide with their millions than see the real... —  read more 

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The Windstream Prayer

Our Father who art in Little Rock  Tony Thomas be thy name Human Resources come  Now your job is done At Windstream  Give us this day our daily bread and don't forget our severance packages Lead us not into the welfare line  But deliver us... —  read more 

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EEOC request for information

I received a call from supposedly the EEOC asking me about layoffs and promotion patterns at Windstream. I have not returned their call yet. Anyone get these calls and know what this about??

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Post ID: @1202PrAj

Goodbye, friends. Thanks for nothing, upper management.

Well my time at Windstream has come to an end. In the last 5 years I've seen probably 10 layoffs. Buying other companies is a great move to strengthen a prospering company, but only delays the inevitable in the weak ones. I came in right after the... —  read more 

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Post ID: @120WidRO

Why not start unionizing?

Unions s— but, a large scale walk out would be fantastic. I mean you might as well try to unionize while looking for a new job while on the company dime. At least then you might be able to walk out on those t-waffles and fark them back a little... —  read more 

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Moody's assessment of Uniti's financial safety

Moody's is the bond rating agency that rates the safety of Uniti's bonds. https://www.moodys.com/research/Moodys-announces-completion-of-a-periodic-review-of-ratings-of–PR_413064 They previously downgraded Uniti's bonds to Caa (very bad) based... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11ZObSpf

By the way: Frontier in trouble, too

"Pre-packaged" bankruptcy probable in early 2020: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/frontier-communications-seeking-new-ceo-ahead-of-restructuring-1.1345402

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Post ID: @11ZrNyCw

Uniti reports earnings, conference call

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/edited-transcript-unit-earnings-conference-052801364.html https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2019/nov/08/windstream-uniti-report-3q-losses-20191/ Red ink

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Post ID: @11VcoxUl

Windstream / Unity Losses

Makes the headlines in the local Arkansas paper: It’s safe to say, it’s over! For the second-consecutive quarter, Windstream reported earnings that do not reflect generally accepted accounting principles. The company is working through a... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11VOARZ6

Horrible

I worked for the same company for over 20yrs then Windstream bought us out. My director constantly bad mouthed other departments and never tried to make any improvements. Constantly blaming others and never accepting any responsibility for any... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11VgLrX7

Quarterly earnings report

Here's a link to the transcript of the earnings discussion by management https://seekingalpha.com/article/4303787-windstreams-winmq-ceo-tony-thomas-q3-2019-results-earnings-call-transcript?part=single The seekingalpha.com site may require... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11Unmjlj

Enterprise Business layoffs coming by EOY

Huge workforce reduction by EOY. LL is giving the rest of us notice that he’s not done on Thursdays call. Smaller, agile, strategic focus. It’s his way of setting the stage to what WILL happen the next couple of months. Reductions 2-3 more x by EOY... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11UTpRDd

Enterprise Business layoffs coming by EOY

Huge workforce reduction by year end. LL is giving the rest of us unsaid notice between the lines that he’s not done on Thursdays call. Smaller, agile, strategic focus. It’s his way of setting the stage to what WILL happen the next couple of months... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11UMO2Yv

LL said it best "Small and Agile teams"

LL said it best "Small and Agile teams". So small in fact you'd think they're not even here. They guy talks about tough decisions and fiscal irresponsibility. How many job would of been saved by the people doing the work if they weren't taking huge... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11TN8H2A

What are the consultants saying?

Both Windstream and the different creditors have their own outside restructuring consultants kicking tires. They’re writing up with plans and recommendations for how to restructure the company. Has anybody seen any of these people around or heard... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11Rn40T7

End of life equipment being redeployed

You know WIndstream is in the toilet when they redeploy equipment the manufacturer wont support. No replacement parts except for eBay or other 3rd party sellers, No technical documentation available from manufacturer and no support software... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11QVCsOz

Why Chapter 11 rocks by TT

Many seem to misunderstand why CH11 is important and a good thing for Windstream. So please let me explain: First - We were planning CH11 for sometime and the lawsuit ' that I personally and repeatedly stated we would win, was just a pretext to... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11OwuUSP

Uniti hearing on 11/21/19

"Debtors’ Motion to Stay Purported Application of the Deadline under Section 365(d)(4) of the Bankruptcy Code to the Uniti Arrangement" Windstream bankruptcy site (http://www.kccllc.net/windstream) just posted a notice that the judge will hear... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11O0TwGg

Lawyer Fees!!!!

$36 Million dollars in lawyers fees from Feb 25th thru the end of June. I think it's safe to assume by the end of this bankruptcy fiasco they will get close to a $100 million. Looks like we need to layoff more people.

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Post ID: @11OyjfFR

Tony Thomas - a man of his word

Schumer: Windstream CEO says company won't cut jobs in Rochester https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.democratandchronicle.com/amp/3063916002 If TT will lie to a US Senator.... do you think you can believe what he says?

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Post ID: @11OUWneF

Get ready for more

More layoffs expected today, from what I understand. The Repair Department might be next in line, but I'm sure they're not the only ones. Looks like this entire week will be the stuff of nightmares... In all honesty, I think getting laid off might... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11NIgMbm

Schedule of upcoming court dates

"Omnibus hearing dates" have been posted at: http://www.kccllc.net/windstream/document/1922312191030000000000012 • November 21, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. (prevailing Eastern Time) • December 18, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. (prevailing Eastern Time) • January... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11MW3GYu

Chicken little would not meet us today.

TT came to give a Pep Rally, wouldn't meet with the workers whose pension he underfunded. I guess he is afraid of some tough questions, or we are not worthy. According to rumors he said everything is all rosy, the software company is in good hands... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11M9dAuu

No Confidence Vote

A employee Confidence vote in Leadership should be started on Stream. Perhaps once the creditors and the Judge see how poorly Senior Management is viewed internally they will step up

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