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just me

Paragould, AR

#1 Jan 5, 2009
Most of the plant here in Paragould has not worked since December 15th. A few departments went back to work today and now they are are being told that ALL Tenneco plants will be totally closed for a week next week this encludes All salaried employees. The snowball keeps rolling down hill.
saywhat

Paragould, AR

#2 Jan 5, 2009
Did they tell them at work today?Is it just a rumor?

“Ms. Ladyhawke ”

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#3 Jan 5, 2009
This is not a rumor. Next week, all Tenneco facilities, except the dc, will be shutdown. This is being done due to all salaried employees being forced to take a lay off week as well. Corporate is doing this to generate some cash reserves by not having to pay the salaried employees.
Scrappy

United States

#4 Jan 5, 2009
Turn out the lights, the party's over!!!
saywhat

Paragould, AR

#5 Jan 5, 2009
Scrappy wrote:
Turn out the lights, the party's over!!!
I agree,they should have been forced to be off the time we have been.Look how much would have been saved .
Scrappy

United States

#6 Jan 5, 2009
Any truth to the rumor that they are cutting some quality control jobs and engineering jobs?
Dats right

Saint Louis, MO

#7 Jan 5, 2009
They need to cut out some of those useless ass "engineers" and "engineer Technicians" that walk around even when the plant isn't running doing NOTHING!!!!!
Dats right

Saint Louis, MO

#8 Jan 5, 2009
OOOPS Forgot to mention those useless ass Team Leaders not all just a select few like um 13-1 & 13-2. That would be a good start to saving some money
whiney butts

Benton, AR

#9 Jan 5, 2009
maybe they should cut your whiney a@@ job and then you wouldn't have anything to complain about but i'm sure you would sounds like you have a miserable life focusing in on everyone else have a sweet day grumpy..lmao
Dats right

Saint Louis, MO

#10 Jan 5, 2009
Sounds like I touched a nerve with a team leader, and your user name is exactly right for a team leader because all they do is run to Keith Cooper two by two so they can WHINE or tell on someone. As I said B4 USELESS
dc worker

New Harmony, IN

#11 Jan 5, 2009
they have layoff 8 workers from day shift and 4 from nites for a week or could be threw the month of jan not looking good at all i would say especaially if the dc is laying off now
factory worker

Saint Louis, MO

#12 Jan 5, 2009
Are there any temps. working in the DC, you would think that if they got rid of the temps that would save alot from a layoff, my thinking is that they are going to do away with 2nd shift in dept. 13
dc worker

New Harmony, IN

#14 Jan 6, 2009
as far as i know there are no longer any temps over in the dc everyone should be full time employees also heard they would be shutting the lable line down in the dc witch puts about 5 people going somewheres else due to the new layout of products dont know if that rumor is true though
whiney butts

Benton, AR

#15 Jan 6, 2009
nope not a team leader just a regular worker like you who is obviously jealous because you have never been promoted or got a job you wanted cause of course your more qualified but then again thats why your complaining right
guest

United States

#16 Jan 6, 2009
dc worker wrote:
as far as i know there are no longer any temps over in the dc everyone should be full time employees also heard they would be shutting the lable line down in the dc witch puts about 5 people going somewheres else due to the new layout of products dont know if that rumor is true though
I have also heard this. Maybe there is something to this. No temps working at the D.C.
Dr Greg House

United States

#17 Jan 16, 2009
just read that Cozad plant will shut down from Jan. 26-30. do you think that will affect us. i know as of right now we are sceduled to be shut down the 29 and 30. here is the link to the story if you want to read it.
http://www.gothenburgtimes.com/vnews/display....
don't know about the rest of ya but the beans and taters are starting to run real low at my house...lol
so now

Paragould, AR

#18 Jan 16, 2009
My dad works there and they have went to working every other week. He works next week 19th-23rd then off again the next week after that.
harley lover

Paragould, AR

#19 Jan 18, 2009
was told today we go back tomorrow work a week and then shut down for 3 months. anybody heard that rumor or have any idea if its true? hope its not
guest

United States

#20 Jan 18, 2009
heard that today but i think its just a rumor. they have been talking about beeing down a week each month.
fyi

Paragould, AR

#21 Jan 19, 2009
One rumor is that they will work every other week through March. The abore article was interesting.

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