As a former consulting engineer, management is clueless, the blind leading the blind. During my employment, management requested engineers to work a minimum of five non-paid hours per week. Just another way of saying "thank you for you service." The... read more
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Please post Nuclear layoffs updates in this thread - not sure if we have enough people on this board but if we do, let's concentrate on this thread.
The continuous threat of layoffs hanging over us is stressing me out so much that it is affecting my health. I am having trouble sleeping, my blood pressure is high, and my concentration is shot to hell. Not that Westinghouse cares, of course... read more
I am a victim of Westinghouse layoff, job cuts, transfers what ever you want to call it. I got my notice with 28 yrs. of service at age 51 and all that was said is your service is no longer needed. I can only feel for those who are facing these same... read more
We already lost over 700 people, and now we are looking at 1,500 more. I read somewhere that our CEO boasted about how motivated our employees are - does he really expect us to stay motivated after this? We will have weeks of fear, wondering if it's... read more
Cutting 1500 heads at Cranberry HQ by end of October... cuts are happening every week.
Around 100 manufacturing workers at Westinghouse Electric in Rock Hill are among the victims of the closing of two nuclear plants, as they are being furloughed from their jobs. Those two closing seem to be a never-ending source of furloughs and... read more
Westinghouse furloughed almost 900 employees in fallout from the canceled South Carolina nuclear project...
There are many businesses around the Pittsburgh area and around the country that were formerly Westinghouse divisions and have thrived since freeing themselves of the upper-level corporate structure. In my opinion (20 year Westinghouse employee)... read more
Just look at the Circus W legacy - East Pittsburgh, Churchill R&D, Large Advanced Energy Systems and MTD, Trafford Power Circuit Breakers etc. etc. etc. Great engineers and terrible management. Cranberry Woods HQ is set for a sale. About the only... read more
Danny ran this company into the ground and received a $19,000,000 separation package the hired on the RESTRUCTURING team to help rebuild what he tore down!!!
So much for Danny's "Right to Grow" strategy ... Short-sighted management decisions intended to expedite construction and increase profit have resulted in head count reductions and potentially threaten US leadership in the nuclear industry. The good... read more
Approximately 310 reduction through attrition/retirement, 470 through layoffs. This will occur over the next 60 day. The CEO himself stated this during a global meeting on 7/31/17
This will all end in tears. Gutierrez can spin this in whatever direction he wants, but no way Jose... read more
How many people are being laid off and what positions are being impacted?
Should we expect mass layoffs in April 2017 due to the bankruptcy? How bad is it gonna be?