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Hewlett-Packard (and HPE) Alumni Association Website last updated Mar 26, 2023.
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Helping each other with life after HP/HPE. Online forums with member Q-and-A discussions on details of EER, WFR/Layoff, COBRA and retiree health benefits, stock, 401(k), pensions.
If formerly a regular, direct U.S. employee of HP or HPE -- or in the process of leaving: Join by simply sending an email . No charge, thanks to HPAA's Supporting Members.
Spouses/partners, dependents, DEC and EDS retirees, and heirs with HP-related stock: Join HPAA here.
Use this website, which summarizes much of our information -- no membership or login required. Website Index Menu for Non-U.S. Alumni
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If you know someone at HP or HPE who is facing possible layoff, considering retirement, or has recently left, send them this link. It has pragmatic advice collected from alumni who have gone through past cycles -- including actions to take in advance, even if you expect to stay. https://www.hpalumni.org/leaving (No membership or login required.)
Discounts on ink and toner no longer available. Employee/retiree discounts still available on almost everything else -- including business products. Member advice: https://www.hpalumni.org/discounts-hp
Shareholder class action settlement. If you received Micro Focus shares between Sep 1, 2017 and Aug 28, 2019 -- as part of the HPE Software spinoff, or otherwise -- you have a potential claim no matter when you disposed of the MFGP shares -- even if you held them until they were purchased by OpenText earlier in 2023. Very rough estimate of average payout: $0.39 per MFGP ADS -- i.e. $5.30 for every 100 HPE shares owned on Sep 1, 2017. Details, claim deadline, how to claim: Micro Focus Suit
What I wish I had known before layoff, retirement, or leaving -- based on input from dozens of HP Alumni Association members.
LinkedIn tricks and traps How to update and strengthen your LinkedIn profile.
Medicare. Critical details and member advice: Medicare via HP or HPE
Stock. You may now have stock in up to five (formerly seven) completely separate HP-related companies -- usually in multiple accounts -- and may have missed cash payouts. How to determine what stock you should have -- and find it: https://www.hpalumni.org/stock
"Potential Private Retirement Benefit Information" letter from Social Security: Potential Benefit Letter
Info for those who worked at: Agilent Autonomy Compaq DEC DXC EDS HP HPE Keysight Micro Focus Perspecta Tandem Other acquisitions and spinoffs
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