Redundant IBM staff post disgust on Facebook

Redundant IBM staff post disgust on Facebook

Following a “very sad day” that culminated in “brutal” redundancies, former IBM workers have taken to creating a Facebook group called 'Watching IBM' to express their consternation.

The page was set up by former employee Lee Conrad, who used to run the Alliance@IBM unionisation attempt. The exact quantity of the workforce that was laid off is unknown, but some estimations place it as high as a third. However, those whose jobs were cut only received a month’s severance pay, regardless of how long they had worked at the company.    

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