Heard corporate layoffs targeted olde...

Heard corporate layoffs targeted older employees

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Chicago, IL

#1 Jan 12, 2013
Heard a div. vp was let go of age and now sued wag.

Wag only wants cheap young people

United States

#2 Jan 13, 2013
Wouldn't surprise me at all. Walgreens is ruthless and are starting to have a "mob " mentality.

Cottage Grove, WI

#3 Jan 15, 2013
Exactly what happend to my spouse. They could pay some "20" year old kid with no experience less then my spouse. Unfortunately for the store (other employees) nimrod kid has no clue and cannot do the same work that the older worker did. The SM is okay as long as she doesn't have to deal with other employees, she can order but cannot keep order in the store.
I feel bad for the other employees and the customers, they are left holding the bag.
Why stay there and work and why shop there, the numbers are going down every day and they still can't figure it out. Idiots.
Outsourced Accountant

Cicero, IL

#4 Jan 16, 2013
They replaced my entire department with a combination of outsourced labor and temps, so yeah. Temps definitely tend to be younger, plus they get half the pay and no benefits.

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