Economy grounds Sikorsky for 3 days

Economy grounds Sikorsky for 3 days

There are 47 comments on the Connecticut Post story from Apr 23, 2009, titled Economy grounds Sikorsky for 3 days. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

Despite a 41 percent jump in first quarter profits, Sikorsky Aircraft is not immune to the difficult economy and its more than 9,000 workers in the state will be placed on furlough for three days this year.

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Hartford, CT

#42 Feb 25, 2011
Sikorsky CEO wrote:
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You can't fire me, I am your boss, so you are fire, go empty your locker.
You can't fire me either, I founded the company, but now I'm dead.

Hartford, CT

#43 Feb 25, 2011
Sikorsky CEO wrote:
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That is where I am going after I retired. See you soon.
The place has gone to the dogs, here is a CEO that can't write a legible sentence. Somehow I think he's only making it up that he's even got a job at my company. I'm coming back to haunt him.
former sikorsky fool

Shelton, CT

#45 Jan 5, 2013
Sam Houston wrote:
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I worked at Sikorsky when I was in college back in 1968. Nice to see they are still sleeping in the bathrooms and the helicopter equipment bays! Used to hear guys snoring in the bathroom stalls etc.
Ha! Ha! Ha!

The only time the stalls are full of people is at 8 or 9
when the engineers decide to come to work or 30 minutes before lunch and 30 minutes after.
The stalls are all empty during lunch time.

Sikorsky is full of yellow badges.
Temps that think they have a chance to get a job there after waiting through two years of lay offs and no benefits,hopeing for a chance to become a full time green badge.
The truth is that Sikorsky hires 2% of these people and you have to be a huge ass kisser!!!.
I enjoyed makeing good money while I was there but I also learned that money means nothing if your not happy where you work.

Im so glad I dont work there anymore,that place is full of headgame BACKSTABBERS.


Newtown, CT

#46 Jan 5, 2013
Not to worry..Ten year plan to have all new work diverted to "right to work" states..Let Stratford and Shelton slowly wither and die..All Defense work that can is Bailing from the Blue states and their tax and labor policies..Just hope and change to believe in..

East Hartford, CT

#47 Feb 27, 2013
the blu states r losing their defense contracts & co.'s?
hmm... too bad...but blue states r making stupid life wrecking decisions anyway.
Malloy's in favor of helping illegal aliens, yet native born taxpayers r being RAKED OVER THE COALS & HAVING THEIR BASIC CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATED CONSTANTLY in Connecticut!
this state has become a piece of crap!
expensive Crap!

Since: Aug 10

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#48 Feb 27, 2013
What is the latest news? Any more lay offs?
Sikorsky sucks

Fort Worth, TX

#49 Sep 13, 2013
There is no worse more toxic company out there. They destroy all they touch. They can't get out of their own way and will greedily take all their small vendors down with them!!!!!

10 years from now they will be a shell of that toxic company.

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