Quebecor World Reaches Agreement With...

Quebecor World Reaches Agreement With Creditors

There are 44 comments on the Graphic Arts Online story from Apr 9, 2009, titled Quebecor World Reaches Agreement With Creditors. In it, Graphic Arts Online reports that:

Printing company plans to file reorganization plant by the end of the month. -- Graphic Arts Online, 4/9/2009 4:12:00 AM Montral, Canada Quebecor World Inc.

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screwed

United States

#1 Apr 9, 2009
Has anyone heard any news about the terms of this yet. We are having plant wide meetings in Tue. the 14th to discuss the term sheet. Guess we will know by then how much of a pay cut were in for.

Since: Mar 09

United States

#2 Apr 9, 2009
Agreement in principle is all we have currently. The actual plan (with details) will be filed by the end of the month.
pissed off

North Little Rock, AR

#3 Apr 9, 2009
screwed wrote:
Has anyone heard any news about the terms of this yet. We are having plant wide meetings in Tue. the 14th to discuss the term sheet. Guess we will know by then how much of a pay cut were in for.
what plant are you in?
screwed

United States

#4 Apr 9, 2009
Dubuque Ia
pissed off

North Little Rock, AR

#5 Apr 9, 2009
screwed wrote:
Dubuque Ia
Jonesboro, AR plant for 23 years. How is your plants workload. Its slow here in Jonesboro.
josh

South Windsor, CT

#6 Apr 9, 2009
my plant is booked solid 4 the rest of the year
QWAug

Bath, SC

#7 Apr 9, 2009
The word going around our plant is 5 - 10% pay cut, guess we will see on Tuesday.
Been There Seen That

United States

#8 Apr 10, 2009
Union Rep says no pay cuts in Clarksville, We'll see
Newbie

Toronto, Canada

#9 Apr 10, 2009
Pay cuts versus no job???
upset2

Franklin Grove, IL

#10 Apr 10, 2009
our plant meeting tuesday also. just tired of the secrets and rumors,, lets just get it done and move on!!!
whoknows

Woodville, AL

#11 Apr 10, 2009
Union or nonunion, It doesnt matter. The company will do what ever it takes to get out of bankruptcy. If the union doesnt agree, they will just close the doors. Remeber the lincoln plant.
drip tray

Toronto, Canada

#12 Apr 10, 2009
whoknows wrote:
Union or nonunion, It doesnt matter. The company will do what ever it takes to get out of bankruptcy. If the union doesnt agree, they will just close the doors. Remeber the lincoln plant.
100% right....they know they got the employees by the short and curlies and the employees will take whatever they're given.....I was let go 2 months ago, the union sat and watched us lose our jobs... It won't affect me.... good luck....
clarksville

Dayton, TN

#13 Apr 10, 2009
union in claksville has to vote on it the plants that
are non union is mandatory cutsBeen There Seen That wrote:
Union Rep says no pay cuts in Clarksville, We'll see
Give up and move on

Canada

#14 Apr 10, 2009
Bend over guys its double digit pay cuts for all of us. Be happy to work at QW & suck it up dudes, be happy 2 have a job in these difficult economic times. We need to be proud to work for QW, we did the right thing going into Chapter 11 because we will emerge stronger. All you have to do is give up some of your salary and our creditors give up 90%. We have a job and dont have to line up in the unemployment line. Lie back and enjoy it! We should be happy as hell that the dumb ass banks want to continue to invest in us and our creditors are greedy enough to eat their losses just to continue to do business with us.
Proud to be part of this beautiful thing.

Since: Jan 09

goobertown,ar.

#15 Apr 10, 2009
clarksville wrote:
union in claksville has to vote on it the plants that<quoted text>

Who is the Local Union President in Clarksville now??
what ever

Midland, MI

#16 Apr 10, 2009
don't forget not getting a cost of living is a pay cut that is where that will come into play stop making up rumors
binderoperatorcl arksville

United States

#17 Apr 11, 2009
We hav'nt heard about pay cuts yet,but they are triming the fat.We lost a binder operator due to production or the lack there of.If you ask me corperate needs to trim the fat managers.We have a Continious Improvement manager that probably makes 90k yearly,what did he do last year?He hung up 2 Big Ass fans and made pegboards for brooms and dustpans.In our bindery we have too many bosses,bindery manager,bindery superintendant,tech supervisor,polybag supervisor and four shift supervisors.This is fat at its finest..........
Been There Seen That

United States

#18 Apr 11, 2009
oneyedwoodie wrote:
<quoted text>
Who is the Local Union President in Clarksville now??
David Black
Been There Seen That

United States

#19 Apr 11, 2009
binderoperatorclarksville wrote:
We hav'nt heard about pay cuts yet,but they are triming the fat.We lost a binder operator due to production or the lack there of.If you ask me corperate needs to trim the fat managers.We have a Continious Improvement manager that probably makes 90k yearly,what did he do last year?He hung up 2 Big Ass fans and made pegboards for brooms and dustpans.In our bindery we have too many bosses,bindery manager,bindery superintendant,tech supervisor,polybag supervisor and four shift supervisors.This is fat at its finest..........
My personal favorite is the Bindery Technical Supervisor ( does anybody else have one of these). Followed closely by the Polybag Supervisor, what a joke. Don't know how true it is but the story is they were both fired and brought back by Bindery Manager. Now there's a bright move, probably looking at 180 grand that could of been way better spent. Polybag supervisor started out as polybag coordinator (hourly employee) then one day turned into supervisor(no more hourly) its amazing to sit back and watch this stuff and then people wonder why we are broke
binderoperatorcl arksville

United States

#20 Apr 11, 2009
The tech super started as shift super and went to tech super ,then asst bindery manager,then press manager,then back to tech super.The poly super started as shift super,then CSR,got terminated,rehired as shift super,now poly super.
It's called create a job if you are in the good ole boys club!!!!!!!!!

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