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Topics regarding layoffs at Windstream Corp.
Time for another inspiring Leadership talk about how great Windstream is and how great Windstream is going to be and how having to go through Bankruptcy was the best thing that could ever have happened for Windstream and the employees! But no raises... — read more
I have heard this many times, but now I also see someone mentioned it on this forum as well. OK, layoffs are so common here that many are used to all that stress waiting to be spared this time ... until next time. However, I do not understand... — read more
Big 3 week time study windstainers, TT is gonna drop the axe big time at the end of March. Line up your demand work unless u can run out and catch COVID this week!!??
https://www.lightreading.com/sd-wan/windstream-ceo-were-the-largest-sd-wan-provider-in-the-country/d/d-id/757637 I'm not sure he's right about this. The article's writer makes the same point in so many words.
I've been trying to find a new job and I even managed to get an offer from AT&T but I feel like I'd just be exchanging one bad situation for another if I accept. I've checked their page here and it seems they have much of the same issues as we do. ... — read more
Max the dog is doing fantastic if you were concerned.
https://www.telecompetitor.com/windstream-ceo-skeptical-about-some-rdof-rural-broadband-funding-winners/ Wow. Just..... Wow.
Workers told no more home garaging and to report back to the base to start & end their day. Windstream states cost & lack of production for the main reason. Safety once again takes a back seat , oh btw the local managers are still using the company... — read more
I work at Windstream to make money as do 99.999% of the other Windstream employees, I do not work at Windstream so I can be Socially Engineered while my wages continue to fall against inflation. Tell us about raises in 2021 to inspire us to care and... — read more
If we were still public we could have crushed the dreams of Elliot and made everyone rich. Looking back I should have bet the farm and shorted WIN from $5 to 50 cents.
Time to reduce the IT numbers again. Let the Service desk and the hardware depot handle everything. I hope it works out!
I was thinking, whether you are sitting under a shade tree in the hot summer days at a local campus watching your clock, or at the local hardware store shopping just wishing you had at least 1 install to do a day would be awesome. Then I thought gee... — read more
Went online and ordered Windstream internet, put in all my info, selected my package (only one choice), and completed the order. Said I'd get an email wit further instructions. Waited and waited and no email, said to myself....maybe I should go with... — read more
With Frontier moving towards it coming out of bankruptcy having the same owners as WS, when will the announce the merger?
"Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019""Install and repair telecommunications cable, including fiber optics.""Install, set up, rearrange, or remove switching, distribution, routing, and dialing equipment used in central offices or headends... — read more
When you don’t get the most out of your players and they give up it’s time to get rid of the coach.
So...anyone willing to share the details?
Look for work expecting to be laid off, get hired and since no one really knows what they do, keep getting a WS check while "working from home?" Just wondering because its kind of awesome and has made up for the years of c-appy pay, benefits, and... — read more
HR...raises or should I get a 2nd job? Simple question any chance of a honest answer..........thought not!
Being pushed on projects? Ask about an incentive payouts and then wait for correct answer before doing squat. I am sure it is important and we need to make the dates....if it is that important then SHOW ME THE MONEY
There never was a software powerhouse and most likely there never will be. CLEC is dead at this point. The ratio of disconnects to turn ups are astronomical. All of the dreams that you where promised never happened and probably never will. The... — read more
Will this be the year that Tony Tony Tony has done it again ?
I’ve reached a point where it doesn’t matter what day it is or even the year - nothing will change. We all keep hearing how great things are going then we are hit with another round of layoffs. I’ve learned by now that when you see upper management... — read more
Anyone else in clec notice they are recruiting people to go to kenetic??? Thinking clec about to be bought out with the force of integration Everything this moving to one system. Meta. Makes it more appeasing to other carries
Everyone just give it a Break and enjoy your Christmas with your family. It's been a hard year for everyone. Don't sweat it TT and Max the dog are chilling. Max may have more gifts under the tree than you. It's all good
History keeps resting itself with Windstream. Be prepared for us to hear how things are onward and upward....and there are no layoffs. That is your que to hold your breathe not to get an unexpected meeting invite. If you are not riffed, be... — read more
How many people are struggling to find employment after being laid off? I wasn't too worried when I learned I was being let go because I was confident I'd have little trouble finding a new job. But apparently experience, knowledge, and knowhow mean... — read more
Perhaps Windstream rank and file Employees should plead to the Federal Government for Stimulus money considering we are an essential industry and most Windstream employees wages have NOT kept even with inflation. Doing so also shines some light on... — read more
https://mashable.com/article/spacex-starlink-fcc-internet/ I guess there's no need to fund rural America on an old beat up copper network. WIN just lost LOTS of value today
Can anyone explain this to me: Was making nearly 27 bucks an hour then out of nowhere & after 8 years, got riffed. Now I see they are hiring my SAME position for 18 bucks an hour. I have heard that there are many such similar situations. What... — read more
No sales, mostly disconnecting circuits, layoffs for years, maintenance on equipment that is not supported. I live in Little Rock and people don't even know who Windstream is. No advertising. Nothing.
What's your prediction as it relates to the possiblity of Windstream Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Use inflation calculator to show your true income compared to hire date!!! https://www.usinflationcalculator.com/
After talking to colleagues I get sense that everyone would without much hesitation agree to accept the first decent job they find and leave Windstream. We should all be aware though that grass is not always greener on the other side. I’m interested... — read more
Since no one feels comfortable asking questions during the Town Hall meetings without fear of retribution, maybe a question here will warrant a Stream post or some other response. The culture at Windstream is sick. People are are angry, bitter... — read more
Almost all companies say degree or equivalent experience on job postings! All a degree tells them is your good at learning, being that most college classes have almost nothing in them of direct value to the company. The truth is if your a good self... — read more
Someone in our organization (about 1000 employees) got talked into getting Windstream OfficeSuite. We're a Windstream ILEC customer. My impression is that's it's just a rebranded Zoom. Is there any reason to use OfficeSuite instead of Zoom? Is it... — read more
Been working for over a year now on a big FWA project here about an hour north of HQ. This should have rolled out in September. Leadership is absent and as they drag on T-moile opened up the area to their LTE home internet. The people i've talked to... — read more
Windstream acquires companies, keeps the employees around long enough to benefit from whatever the company had to offer Windstream and then lets the employees go by the fistful. People that were let go may be better off by not being under... — read more