Windstream Corp. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Windstream Corp.

So much greed continues Windstream's demise

No raises for years for the salaried folks while Execs gorge off the dying carcass that they created. Board of Directors play along to keep their gravy train rolling. The Grungy brothers cannot figure out how to look like they are solving the UNIT... —  read more 

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Parking credit going away!

Windstream will begin to phase out paying their portion of parking soon. Just as they did when they phased out the cellphone program to pay bonuses. All employees where free parking isn't already provided will beging to be responsible for the full... —  read more 

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GlassDoor

Ok, has this happened to anyone else? I was getting a cup of coffee and ran into the HR lady. She asked me to stop in and see her when I had a minute. I was shocked, she asked me if I would do her a favor and go to Glassdoor.com and give WIN a good... —  read more 

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Post ID: @108sAnjg

Cost savings idea

I have an idea for saving funds at Windstream. Get rid of the corporate jet! Flying first class would be cheaper. Bring this up on stream or the next town hall.

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Post ID: @103KT7lH

Dragonfly

What's wrong with the C levels still promoting Dragonfly? 40 mill and 3 or 4 years flushed down the can with that dog Sigma. Wasting money, burning people out with this over hyped initiative started by the previous CIO, and his transformation VP. ... —  read more 

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Subject to recall after layoff ???

I was talking to the IT Director out of Twinsburg. She told me that the IT VP handed down the ok for her to recall 4 of her people who were let go in the past 12 months. I don't know how they will be chosen, or what the terms will be as far as... —  read more 

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Post ID: @104yo5Y1

Proposed 1 Gig broadband planning for the ILEC

http://www.kccllc.net/windstream/document/1922312190712000000000166 Windstream petitioned the court to retain Altman Vok andrie & Co to do a study of its ILEC business to determine where it should prioritize upgrading customer speeds to 1 Gig... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10145P6O

Fake iPhone security alert pop ups on this site!

I just got a pop up security alert on this site that my phone was hacked. It’s bogus. Hit “close” and it takes you to a site that says I have 2 minutes to fix. A countdown clock starts. I’m told to click a link to fix it. When I click, I’m redirected... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZXoXRWM

Employee buyout package

Any news on what happened with the employee buyout? Was it ever implemented and will the employees that submitted for it actually receive the money promised to them for leaving?

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Post ID: @ZMG4y4x

Awesome!

I left windstream about two months ago, but I still have friends there who keep me in the loop. When I left, I left. I stopped looking at the site, but I wanted to comment and state this. Thank god for the people using stream to state the hypocrisy... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZLUgQeP

Windstream on Glassdoor.com

https://www.glassdoor.com/Reviews/Windstream-Reviews-E41693.htm I just checked this out and was surprised to see Windstream has lots of open positions they’re trying to fill. I was also interested to see reviewers give them 2.8 out of 5 stars which... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZyAHM7U

The ads I see on the TheLayoff.com:

Interesting mix selected for me by the algorithms based on my location and the page topic: tap my home equity for money with a loan sign up for Windstream’s fast Kinetic broadband make up to $450/ month selling plasma … parasitic, fast and vampiric... —  read more 

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Senior bond holders file motion to stop payments to Uniti

US Bank is the indenture holder for the senior bond holders (the creditors with the equivalent of a first mortgage on Windstream’s assets). US Bank didn’t lend money but instead agreed in the past to represent the bondholders’ Interests. Anyway, US... —  read more 

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CUSTOMER CARE GONE??

Heard rumor that all of customer care was laid off......fact or rumor?

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3-week rural internet outage??

"The prolonged loss of internet connection for several residents in the town of Busti has highlighted the difficulties of providing high-speed connectivity for those living in rural areas of New York. Darlene and Brian McIntyre say they were just one... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZI4YYrc

Long list of terminated sales agents

Windstream filed a list of “rejected” (cancelled) contracts in bankruptcy court today: http://www.kccllc.net/windstream/document/1922312190614000000000106 They all look like various types of sales agent agreements: sales agents, community partners... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZzlanUu

If you go down with the ship

Please don’t tell me some of you think everything is going to be ok? They’re lying to you and if you’re not looking you’ll go under with the ship. From the looks of some your work space, some of you are to lazy to do anything.

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Post ID: @ZI64cXz

What customer care?

Just empty words. What they may refer to as customer care is half a?§ at best and useless on top of that! Best in customer experience is a joke, no one cares about our customers or the employees, they are just numbers on a ledger sheet to fool the... —  read more 

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Investment bankers’ April bill

http://www.kccllc.net/windstream/document/1922312190625000000000109 It’s interesting to skim the attached time sheets and see what they’re spending time on. Uniti stands out as do KEIP and KERP. (Not sure why they be needed for KERP and KEIP but... —  read more 

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HR is getting desperate

They are desperate. Experienced people quitting while HR is begging for people to mentor the less skilled. Sending out bulk emails to get positive reviews on employment sites. Some mo--n wanting CAs to send in videos to try to get people to join... —  read more 

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Financial advisor's monthly bill

http://www.kccllc.net/windstream/document/1922312190612000000000009 Interesting skim -- shows what they're working on and where. Not sure about the Montego Bay hotel. —  read more 

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Aurelius involved in Frontier debt restructuring talks

From the Wall Street Journal (may require registration): https://www.wsj.com/articles/aurelius-warns-frontier-communications-against-chapter-11-11561071177 "Aurelius Warns Frontier Communications Against Chapter 11: Hedge-fund manager said Frontier... —  read more 

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CLEC customers running on Windstream/Uniti fiber

A bunch of people have commented that Windstream’s CLEC business may not be very viable. I can see how relying on others’ facilities to serve customers may not have good prospects. How about situations where Windstream has its own fiber (leased from... —  read more 

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