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What's the average age of those laid off?

Are we looking at another cleansing of those in their late forties and early fifties (with a few younger employees thrown in to avert suspicion, of course) or is there an actual chance that for once layoffs are actually going to get rid of employees who really are dead weight?

Check this out:


You are not alone.

Many folks over 50 struggle, not only in tech.


Yes, this is about age

Come on folks! Age has nothing to do with it. If you’re particularly good at your job (and performing reach arounds), then your chances of being retained are exponentially greater.

That is so untrue I am not sure where to start. No matter how good you are, there is zero guarantee you will remain at your job. Those making the decisions have no idea about who you are and what you do. they deal with numbers. And if numbers say you earn twice, three times, or four times as much as somebody new would make in a similar position, you are gone. unfortunately, we live in a time where honestly earned pay through years with the company is a liability to keeping your job.

Yes, it's not ageism, it's #AgeDiscrimination

this will be unpopular opinion, i know that, but i think older employees who have been with the company for more than twenty years should not be protected when it comes to layoffs.

majority of them has been here for so long that they have lost all of their drive but are still paid much more than the rest of us.

this is not personal, i'm not advocating to lay them off, just saying if they are it's not ageism. there are actual reasons behind it.

Clueless Management

I spent 25 years there until the kicked me out for being old and making too much money -

The new generation of management is clueless. It used to be about the client, you know they people that bay the bills.

Now it's about the process even if it screws the client, as long as the process is followed. If you dare to bypass procedure even if it helps keep a client happy you will be in deep trouble and likely soon to be looking for a job.


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Regarding ADP

Oh, good old #AgeDiscrimination

Got hit. Mostly people above 40 with lots 50 year olds and one 29 yr old to keep cisco legal.

This board is littered with stories about #AgeDiscrimination - see that hashtag and you will see that this spans industries, regions, etc...

Really, this is how the economy operates, out with the old, in with the young - repeat, recycle...

How hard is it truly to find a job in your fifties?

I was just wondering, how hard is it truly to find a job in your fifties? I'm not sure if my dad will be a part of downloadbesttorrentblog.ru, but if he is, I'm scared that finding a new job might be an issue for him.

He's been with the same company for decades, and he is not really the moving with the times, adjusting well to change kind of guy.

How bad will it get for him if he gets shown the door?

SAP NA Job Cuts 2018

SAP layoffs are all true, so - no rumors here - just facts.

The aftermath, in NA 40% of service sales...

Seems high earners who are older were targeted - #agediscrimination ???

Was told that the criteria for downloadbesttorrentblog.rus would not be discussed...

Younger academy grads not effected and were protected - no surprises here.

Management thinks a 20 something has the gravitas to discuss digital transformation with a C level executive... Good luck with that. It never works.

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Regarding SAP

Tagging it


Laying off people close to retirement

My dad just got laid off after decades with PepsiCo. He is only a few years away from retirement, so this hit him really hard, I could hear it in his voice. Broke my heart. How heartless do you have to be to do something like this? I truly hope this comes back to bite them in the a-- really soon.

I do not work for Humana but my company has a thriving board here - you may want to learn more about how rampant Age Discrimination is in corporate America. I am not saying it's happening at your company as I have no insight into the internal dynamics of the enterprise, however feel free to check out this hashtag ( #AgeDiscrimination ) and see how many companies have an issue with this...

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In reply to | Regarding Humana Inc.

Isn't this #AgeDiscrimination - huh?

The 70 Rule

We continue to cut here -10% by November. I hear each department is being asked to cut 10% of expenses. I'm also hearing the 70 rule. Add your age to your years of service. The closer it gets to 70 the more likely it is you will get caught up in downloadbesttorrentblog.ru.

- yep, #AgeDiscrimination is bad

Don't be stupid, it's not safe in DuPont, they're writing people up for bogus BS, giving them 1s on their evals and making life unbearable for them if they're over 50.

#AgeDiscrimination is like a plague nowadays, it's rampant in corporate America...

Those in late 40s and 50s are in most danger

From what I have gathered from previous layoff rounds, everybody who is over 50 and those close to it are in biggest danger of being shown the door.

It is sad but it is true. If you have earned a decent salary through hard work and long tenure, chances are you are considered a burden by the company.

Anybody in this age bracket (me included) should update their resumes and begin looking for something new without delay.

True - a lot of companies discriminate on age, I haven't noticed it at my store though...

I’m sure Walmart has their attorneys review their layoffs. But it still feels like older people are being disproportionately shoved out of the work place and out of the good paying jobs.

#AgeDiscrimination #Discrimination

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I am just tagging this #AgeDiscrimination

Any interest in class action for targeting of over 50 aged workers terminated, or forced to retire or quit?

True 100%, expensive and locked:

beware of cobra

True 100%, #AgeDiscrimination is rampant

if you are over 50, consider a career change

Just tagging it for #AgeDiscrimination (in a case someone searches for the topic):

Age of those laid off?

We've lost three people in our department today, all of them are over 50. Considering that all of them were exemplary employees, I can't help but wonder if their age had something to do with this.

Anybody else noticed that the age of those laid off skewers towards older rather than younger?

Age Discrimination

If your over 45, your protected from age discrimination. California supreme court already ruled that firing due to salary is equivalent to age discrimination. So if your more qualified than other people kept, and over 45, start the lawsuits. Massachusetts courts always follow California -- #AgeDiscrimination #StaplesLayoffs

we had a thread on this:





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In reply to | Regarding Intel Corp.

This is so true, agree 1000%

Some managers I won't use the word leader because very few exist try and manage out tenured employees because they are not the future.

We do discriminate, and it's just a matter of time when someone actually proves this, trust me on this one, all it takes is a good attorney and a determined and pissed off worker.

#Injustice #AgeDiscrimination

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In reply to | Regarding Nike Inc.

Discrimination based on age (Intel)

Intel Corp. is currently under investigation for the 2015/2016 layoffs as a result of age discrimination complaints that have been filed against them by individuals that have been affected.

For some reason the EEOC is not in a hurry to bring the case to court; however, the data that was provided by the company is now expected t undergo statistical analysis to verify the claims and produce a finding of rule violations.

Government agencies are not known for their speed of execution; however, the fact that the charges are still being investigated indicates that the EEOC has enough prima facie evidence to pursue the case to the end.


Speaking of the tag for #AGEdiscrimination as one of the responders posted here, this below deserves that same tag as well.

For Any Large Employer, “Blacklisting” Those Laid Off is a Form of Age Discrimination; Math Geek Demonstrates it Here!

This is not directed towards any specific employer, it is generic… Please forward if appropriate… Well OK, it DOES seem to apply to HPE!

The short version is this: As a brand-new college grad (or other youngster new to the work force), you haven’t yet had the chance to get laid-off and blacklisted forever. Every year that you work (the older you get), the greater your chances of having been blacklisted forever. It’s that simple!

Caveats and Details.

This kind of logic (here and below) would not find traction in court for a smaller employer. So you have 15 employees, and you forever blacklist those who you lay off? Big deal. Not that much impact.

You have thousands of employees, and sometimes hundreds of thousands in a given metro area? Your workers are a HUGE fraction of the local community, especially in certain specialized job areas? Your laid-off older folks will have to move long distances to find new work? NOW we’re talking!

But the biggest caveat here is we’re talking “probabilities”. The offending companies (when accused) will doubtlessly try to pull the following garbage: “Oh, no, there’s nothing that’s “probabalistic” or random about our performance reviews and resulting selections for layoffs; They are all 100 percent totally factual and rational and objective. No subjectivity involved! None at all!” . Unless your workers are driving “X” measurable lug nuts per day… Those kinds of jobs being long-gone in the USA today… Then this is just flat-out not true! Let’s say, for example, that you are trying to persuade a jury of this… (Make sure your selected jurors have worked for a boss at some time in their lives). Any rational common-sense juror will KNOW that there’s subjectivity in performance reviews! So dealing with “the probability of your getting laid off” (alluding to some randomness) is NOT an unrealistic assumption (or approximation), and most jurors will KNOW this!

Before doing the math, for you TOTAL geeks, we are dealing with “prior” probabilities here… The perspective of a brand-new hire, who does NOT know when the axe will eventually fall. Yearly “posterior” probabilities are not of much interest… Say the axe-chopping-rate is 1percent per year. After each year passes, it is still 1% for the next year, assuming you’ve not gotten chopped yet… Otherwise you’ve already been chopped, and your probability is 100% ! That’s not of much interest…

Assume 1% then… 99% chance you still have your job one year from now. 5 years from now, it becomes 100% minus (0.99 times 0.99 times 0.99 times 0.99 times 0.99) or 100% minus (0.99 to the fifth power), or 95%.

If you run the numbers, it looks about like this:

Rate 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yr 15 yr 20 yr 30 years (Prob. Of Still Have Job)

99% 99% 95% 90% 86% 82% 75%

98% 98% 90% 82% 75% 67% 55%

97% 97% 86% 75% 64% 54% 40%

96% 96% 82% 66% 54% 44% 29%

95% 95% 77% 60% 46% 36% 21%

(That last 21% means you’d have a 79 chance of being laid off by then).

Does anyone know the current rough numbers of employees v/s how many are laid off every year, for a sample company? That would give us a rough “probability” of being laid off…

Tagging it: #AGEdiscrimination

I'm a younger employee in my early 30s. I hear a lot of folks talking about age discrimination and I see it often. Management has told me that "you're the future of the company so youre safe from WFR." I am so torn right now because I see the advantages to staying with a smaller HPE bring more profitable, more concentrated, and without a lot of the dead weight that I see taking up dollars and time daily. However, the ever-possible WFR concerns me greatly. What would you do if you were me? Jump ship or ride it out?

#AgeDiscrimination - anyone?

72% of my VP's list was for people - OVER 40 - years of age

I strongly disagree that age is NOT a factor. 72% of my VP's list was for people - OVER 40 - years of age.

Let that sink in.

HPE Age Discriminatio Class Action Update

Source below. Here is the update on the class action for HPE #AGEdiscrimination:

Updated 9/22/17 at 6:20 am with comment from plaintiffs counsel.

A federal judge has granted Hewlett-Packard's request to arbitrate an age-bias suit filed over the company's massive layoffs, allegedly targeting older workers.

The proposed class action claims that the tens of thousands of job cuts HP has made since 2012 as part of its workforce reduction plan were designed to get rid of older workers, and that the company has since blatantly favored younger people in filling out its ranks.

The suit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. and HP Inc., which were formed after Hewlett-Packard split in two in 2015.

On Sept. 20, U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila granted HP's request to compel arbitration on the basis of a release agreement signed by the plaintiffs.

According to Davila's opinion, the release states that an arbitrator must determine whether the arbitration clause is enforceable.

"The court agrees with defendants that, under the terms of the RA, 'an arbitrator must first decide whether the release provision contained in the agreement is enforceable,'" Davila wrote. "Then, if the arbitrator determines that the release provision is enforceable, plaintiffs' claims will be barred and the collective action issue will be moot. Otherwise, the court will then determine whether plaintiffs' claims may proceed on a class or collective basis."

Benjamin Emmert of Littler Mendelson represents HP and did not respond to a request for comment.

Jennie Lee Anderson of Ardus Anderson, who represents the plaintiffs, said in an email that the firm will seek reconsideration of the order.

"The majority of named and opt-in plaintiffs did not sign any arbitration clause," she said. "Thus, their claims should not be delayed by arbitration proceedings that do not and should not affect them."

HP slashed roughly 30,000 jobs in 2012 under CEO Meg Whitman, and has conducted smaller cuts since then. According to the complaint, workers over 40 were "significantly more likely" to have their jobs eliminated under the company's reduction plan.

The company has denied the bias claims, and last year, a representative for Hewlett Packard Enterprise said that age was not a consideration in the company's layoffs. "The decision to implement a workforce reduction is always difficult," the representative said in an emailed statement, "but we are confident that our decisions were based on legitimate factors unrelated to age."

According to the complaint, Whitman made no secret of her desire to overhaul the workforce with younger people, saying in a televised interview in 2015 that the company wanted "to make sure that we've got a labor pyramid with lots of young people coming in right out of college and graduate school and early in their careers."

In addition to downloadbesttorrentblog.rus, the complaint says HP implemented early phased retirement programs in 2014 and 2015 for employees over 55 to incentivize them to voluntarily quit. It also reversed its policy of encouraging employees to work from home, putting a burden on workers with families who were located farther away from HP's offices, it alleges.

The two HP spinoffs also face an age and race discrimination lawsuit filed in July which claims downloadbesttorrentblog.rus disproportionately affected older, black workers.

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When VSP is offered to older employees to save on insurance money and higher salaries, that is

#agediscrimination. This company has dishonored people including a family member of mine. Shame on them.

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In reply to | Regarding Qorvo

If its VSP - this is voluntary. The company cannot lay off people based on their age, that would represent #agediscrimination

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I got laid off in July 2017. The only employees that I know that were affected were in their late 50's and 60's. Surprisingly, they just posted a job with my exact title on their website. Only problem is the job description was cleverly worded to exclude the people that had this position and got laid off. Targeted new grads for a job that was traditionally for more experienced people. Also heard they gave the interns a day off for the lay-off day so they would not see what their future held for them. Clever people.

The last bastion of acceptable discrimination

Hey folks...former Nike Marketig employee here...sorry to hear about the latest round of misery. Here's something to chew on....About 15 years ago I did an analysis of healthcare spending costs at a variety of companies....when employees hit 45 years old, the cost curve looks like a hockey stick. Companies shed older workers to save on insurance costs as well as salary.

It's the last bastion of acceptable discrimination left in this country.

Good luck to you all.

#AgeDiscrimination #HealthInsurance

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Regarding Nike Inc.

You are not alone - check out this #AgeDiscrimination - there literally 100s of posts from all kinds of companies (energy, tech, consumer goods, financial services) - this is rampant in the USA (probably the rest of the world as well)

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In reply to | Regarding Nike Inc.

Check out this hashtag here on downloadbesttorrentblog.ru:


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In reply to | Regarding Nike Inc.

Classic #AgeDiscrimination

It is very real. The area we are in the employees being severed are all over 60. Hope they band together and do something

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