Working at Western Digital can be a nightmare on so many levels. Not really sure if there's even a discrimination box left unchecked. I've personally witnessed situations that were clear age discrimination, bullying, and s-xual harassment. I guess as... read more
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Here is an article that discusses an employee's rights when they are laid off: / A quick summary: WD can lay you off for any business reason. They can also lay you off for... read more
I have been hearing rumors among my coworkers and I have seen somebody post on this board as well that the next round of layoffs could happen on November 7. I am not sure where that specific date came from, so I was wondering if anybody knew more... read more
There are many good things to be said about WD. But a word of caution: if you are thinking of leaving a good job to come to WD, beware that once you come to WD, you can be laid off at any time. The fact that WD lured you away from a good position may... read more
Does anyone know about the upcoming layoffs in November? How many? Which locations?
Won't talk for Irvine in particular, but from recently-ex'd colleagues theres an on going low level of layoffs on SSDs. Larger numbers marked for removal next 3-9 months because of consolidation after MOFCOM is lifted and SSDs forcing the HDD roadmap... read more
I'd like to see if you think that our jobs are safe (are they) - I am referring to Irvine.
Are there more layoffs in 2017? Is company on target with Sandisk cost savings and synergies?
without getting this thing，any ssd business will become a joke for sure. Heard big guys have jumped in to compete. Wow, fun to watch how this play out... a desprete poor fighting with 1000B cap billionaires ！
Has WDC given up on HAMR don't seem to hear much about it theses days. I know Seagate are still trying to get it to work..
On whats to come in the next 3 months ?
More than 500 Engineers and Operators are retrenched. This includes HDDs and SSDs technology teams.
Is SanDisk toast without that R&D partnership it shares with Toshiba? It looks like the executive team is desperately trying to negotiate a deal.
Three different systems, which requires a lot of manual bridging, has made conditions really tough for a lot of people and created so much extra work Lots of good folks leaving because of the chaos. Doesn't seem like there is good long term plan. The... read more
How has the WD/HGST/Sandisk integration been going? I've heard not well. It sounds like both were rushed and not well-thought out (ERP issues, etc.). Any thoughts?
Just sharing the official WARN Notice: /
/ / If H1B visa holders continue to be retained and qualified American workers are laid off, these are helpful websites.
Any updates on when it is? Any updates from any campus?
Anybody heard about a layoff this March? What day?
Any info on if and when any RIF in sandisk offices in bangalore ?
Got offer from WD ! Is it good time to join ?
"Some layoffs will happen". My message to management: make the cuts, get done with it, and assure the employees who remain - no more cuts for another N months/years.
Multiple news stories mention that Trump might get Labor Department to look into Visa abuses. If you are an older worker who gets laid off while the company continues to retain its workers in various Visas, then it is time to start reporting the... read more
I am an older guy in laid off April 15. I need new skills because I was too pigeonholed at WD. Jeez most people were/are. So now I see these cool jobs for interns that I'd love to do just to learn even though my pay would be a third of what it was... read more
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