Another round of layoffs happening as we speak….
they just hit us with a layoff announcement this week, no official word on the numbers yet but it's looking like ~10% staff cut at each exchange
Soo I got laid off earlier in the year and got a job offer to come back making almost 5k less than I was making because "thats all they can offer right now" ... I'm feeling like I should just wait on the next train to come through and get a better... — read more
I'm just here for the soap opera. It's like watching Day's of our Lives. I bet TT is too. Puppets in a string.
Tom Tom has done it again, CSTs are being let go starting in Nov. We’ve been understaffed for 3 years, behind on tickets by three weeks, and their solution is to ki-l the customer facing jobs. 10/10 play Tom Tom. I wonder how much of that government... — read more
Transformer fire at a central office. And then the generator failed. And then we shut the central office down. But look at the money we're saving by not running generators like we... — read more
Found this today and thought I'd drop it here. I wonder how much Windstream paid for it. I laughed as I read it. https://phandroid.com/2023/08/17/windstream-customer-service-guiding-the-path-to-seamless-connectivity/
What happened in the you don't want the union meeting in Ga this week? Lol no one in mgmnt is talking about it
My Windstream landline charge just went up $29. OMG - Are you kidding? It appears they are trying to 'force' the people still on landlines to give them up. I tried to call and speak to a real person, but could not. Called last month when I saw... — read more
I can sort of understand that they value us less and less, but have you noticed that they don't care much about customers either? It's sad what this place has turned into.
How many weeks of pay do you get with the severance package?
It's that day of week
Why do we have so many in management and not enough people to actually do the work? We have layer upon layer of wasted paychecks who never seem to get laid off and its always worker bees that take the hit. It would sure save the company a lot of... — read more
1st: Disconnect the pc from the network, so the company can't send a remote wipe command to the company pc. 2nd: Plug in an android device and set it to file transfer mode. 3rd: You should now be able to transfer whatever you want to your android... — read more
Why are some groups being forced back into the office and some are told its not going to happen to them? My boss is a major micro manager so I see why we are being told to come back. News flash I did more at home than I ever will in your office with... — read more
I believe that the extent of the damage caused by this terrible management could best be expressed by the number of people who were comfortable working here but still ended up leaving, as well as excellent employees who at one point simply decided... — read more
Why is everything outsourced? Why is retail still open just shifting numbers around of current customers and not getting hardly any “new” customers so managers can just take home a car and employees sit around on social media. Why do techs ride... — read more
What isn’t outsourced to India now? The call centers are Indian, they’re having Indians doing the engineering, this is ridiculous. Let’s take American tax payer dollars to build fiber to everyone but give half of that money to India to do the... — read more
Any local techs want to chime in on this 12+ day outage for an entire town? https://wtov9.com/news/local/landline-outage-cripples-local-businesses-windstream-customers-in-ohio-valley-enduring-12th-day-without-service
Any news on the data breach? It’s been reported that email servers were hacked. https://www.reddit.com/r/Windstream/comments/143ted0/windstream_email_not_working/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=ioscss&utm_content=2&utm_term=1 — read more
We’re there any layoffs yesterday?
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/litigation/windstream-stockholder-suit-advances-with-uniti-sale-allegation Hmm. Makes me wonder if we're going to play bankruptcy again.
Am I the only one who needs to find cr-p to do throughout the day just to stay busy? Usually I wouldn't complain, but I'm starting to worry this is intentional and my days at Windstream are numbered. Are there layoffs coming sometime soon that I... — read more
Someone mentioned parts shortages. I often wonder if the leadership is doing everything they can to solve that issue or if they could still do more?
Got a call from a CWA guy I know at AT&T, asking if I knew anything about a new union in Texas. Did some of the CLEC guys unionize?
Y’all gonna get that 8 gig fiber? I can’t even get my Dms100 and GTD5 upgraded to Adtran combo cards to shut the old (dying) switches down. No town left behind, right? Lol it’s fine. Just let the small telcos take all our customers. We’re not in... — read more
https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/jun/06/fcc-approves-stake-in-lrs-windstream/?business Crickets from leadership.
https://www.fiercetelecom.com/broadband/windstream-blows-past-fcc-foreign-ownership-rule-end-bankruptcy-saga For the LR5 that is. 'File' for Chapter 11 after 'losing' a legal battle with New York hedge fund Aurelius Capital Management over whether... — read more
Haven’t heard of any more layoffs in the past week… is anything going on?
Is Uniti Group Inc (UNIT) Stock a Good Value? Wednesday, May 17, 2023 InvestorsObserver Analysts Uniti Group Inc (UNIT) stock has fallen -65.55% over the last 12 months, and the average rating from Wall Street analysts is a Hold... — read more
Who is the architect behind this latest Windstream dream. Looks like we’re trying to reinvent the wheel again. Justifying your job at it’s finest
I see Kinetic is closing stores. How many job losses happening with these? "Moultrie is one of nine that Kinetic will close in nine states. Among the other stores being closed are those in Blairsville, Ga., and Live Oak, Fla., as well as two each in... — read more
According to what people say, but also according to what they write here, I get the impression that there have never been more people who would like to be laid off. However, I would prefer to leave voluntarily because looking for a new job after... — read more
Let me know who gets the hammer! There will not be any US workers when TT gets done!
Let's see who gets it today
So if you didn't sign the gag order and didn't get severance, does this mean that you can sue on the basis of it being an unlawful offer? *** The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued a decision in McLaren Macomb restricting two... — read more
Looks like that software powerhouse was hacked again. I am sure the CTO will find someone else to blame again for his treachery.
This dude is one of the most brilliant dudes ever. This guy has held the reigns for years. Put the company thru bankruptcy, laid off thousands and have affected so many families. He even mowed his own grass and boasted about it. Oh and took his... — read more