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Budget cuts

I work at a walgreens in Omaha and they have cut our budget for all of march and April. It is absolutely ridiculous, considering there already underpay employees extremely. I admit, there are some employees that don't work to the full potential, but... read more
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Walgreens closing 600 drugstores

Rite Aid deal will apparently bring on carnage. Around 600 drugstores will be closed by Walgreens. Most of them will be Rite Aid stores, but not all. This was expected, consolidations always mean layoffs, but this truly sounds excessive... read more
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2$ raises or not

I have heard that Walgreens, like CVS is giving a raise of 2$ to their employees in April. Is this true?
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Managers are forced out

Managers are forced out after 13 to 25 years. I guess the chopped block has begun. Walgreens spend 4.4 billions dollars in cash on Rite Aid will explain the cuts going on.
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Walgreens is in chaos

This company is in utter and complete chaos! The entire Walgreens is utterly disorganized. We have management that is easily threatened by anybody with new ideas that would shake up the status quo. We also have leadership that never stands up for... read more
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New return policy

Do anybody about new return policy?
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Collect your check

We are at a time where facts and opinions don't matter no more. Collect your check and go home is motto. "If you dont like it than find another job". As time moves on so is the company changing values. All the years working with a company that you... read more
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Walgreens Management (Frontier) may work in Europe - but

This new management style is more about developing self directed work teams and ousting managers that it is anything else. Managers are told to coddle their staff - baby them - make "warm and fuzzies" while management doesn't get the same from their... read more
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Freeloading managers at Walgreens

I'm really tired of freeloading managers at my store. We are all expected to do our jobs and theirs on top of it, while they sit around doing nothing. Except when somebody from the corporate is here, then suddenly they are the exemplary employees... read more
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new procedures, no training

we've been getting more and more changes in procedure and less and less training for it... we are expected to do our jobs every day perfectly, but we are barely told how to do something anymore... but if we make a mistake, it's an automatic... read more
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Random cuts in hours

What's with all the random cuts in hours? I'll be doing 35 hours consistently, and then suddenly I'll be down to 20 with no reason or warning. And it's not just me, everybody has been affected. This goes on for a few weeks, then they realize the... read more
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This is not right

Every single employee at my Walgreens were forced to take pay cuts, including the Pharmacists, and put in extra hours (unpaid) to keep their jobs. We are in a shortage area and everything costs more but no one cares. They pile on the work for older... read more
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Pregnant at Walgreens and demoted

You know Walgreens is doing really bad when they start laying off and demoting pregnant employees. Had to take the demotion for insurance purposes otherwise my gap in insurance could make my pregnancy a pre existing condition. What makes it worse is... read more
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Zero loyalty

We were told by our MVP a year and a half ago that 2/3 of all store managers would not make it. 1/3 would quit or retire. 1/3 would get fired. The last 1/3 would be ok. If you've noticed the trend so far it's been true. You just need to figure that... read more
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Thank amazon and local officials for latest closings

Amazon is monopolizing everything! I don't understand why there is no regulation over this! Not only is Amazon monopolizing, , they are being granted huge subsidies by local officials for bringing in warehouses and employing people in... read more
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75 stores are closing now

I bet its more than that. When the merger is finish than we get more word on how many stores are really closing.. Amazon is also taking over the retail industry and more people will be out of work. 102 million out of work.. Smh!!
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Bad decision!!!

WBA has taken very bad decision to let people go. So, much of knowledge and experience will go, all good people with 15~20 years experience. Poor management, no stability. Seems the company has lost vision and US values. While other competitors are... read more
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if I would have only known 6 months ago

If I would only known 6 months ago that Walgreens was going to lay me off June 1st 2017 I would have taken the first job I was offered before Walgreens, I have been a very good employee and I worked my butt off, but due to company "cutbacks" I will... read more
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Merger changes gears

So the merger is off, but Walgreens is still buying over 2000 Rite Aid stores. Not really sure how this will work out in the end, but I guess we will see soon enough. /
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Subsidized Medical Coverage

Just saw in Compass today the company is eliminating subsidized medical coverage for retirees under 65. This only effect those that are less than 50 years of age who still met all the old requirements of 25 years of service and 55 years of age. They... read more
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Flagships on down is affected.. Employee layoffs sheet i heard is use for those perform bad and dont pass evaluation process...
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ALL Walgreens stores to close effectively in 2017!!!

If you work for Walgreens, you have a better chance of winning the LOTTO than keeping your position. QUIT NOW, QUIT NOW, QUIT NOW, QUIT NOW, QUIT NOW, QUIT NOW. All Walgreens stores will close effectively in 2017. Also note that Walgreens is NO... read more
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Pay Cuts by Switching to Hourly

As of November 2016 all ASM pay will have to bee accounted as hourly rate. I had to tell my ASM about this change, I showed my ASM the paper the corporate sent us with their equations. First words were so I'm getting a pay cut? Their calculation... read more
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Mass wave of layoffs

Recently, over 70 professionals serving the corporate legal entities have been cut in a massive wave of layoffs. Few were spared in this "One Plan" of corporate greed and profit maximizing exercise. The new lean system will greatly overwork those... read more
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Laid off Techs

I am one of the 48 techs that got laid off, the real blame goes to the management that decided to take over the job of the vendors servicing the photo dept. 10 years ago it wasn't necessary other than for there own benefit, if they left the depots... read more
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DTR Tecs layoff??

Anybody hear of this today? Just heard that DTR Tecs got laid off and it was base off GPS score. What a GPS score???
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Pharmacy Pinpad Question?

Our pin pad at my pharmacy has a one time question asking patients "do you want to continue receiving this service of getting notifications about their prescriptions". With the options" yes, no, later ". And when they hit NO there's a confirmation... read more
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H1B Visas in Pharmacies

It looks like the #H1B scam is about to kill our profession as well 12,000 approx job openings annually 3,000 taken by technicians (1% of 300,000) based on certification from the Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission 5,000 taken by PGY1/2... read more
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