A Disney spokesperson confirmed that that figure includes the previously announced parks layoffs. Separately, 37,000 Disney employees who are not slated... — read more
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Thoughts? Any Disney Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Anyone noticing lots of retirements in your lines of business? I'm wondering if Cast voluntarily leaving the company will prevent further layoffs. Any thoughts about this?
Commenting on the Director who commented on an earlier post that a 20% reduction in salary will result in them leaving Disney. Please go ahead. Incompetence is not as obvious in a large organization. I’m sure you’ve been fired and failed numerous... — read more
Dear Mickey, We have a lot in common, you and I. We share a birthday: November 18. My dad’s nickname was Mickey. There’s more. When you purchased Lucasfilm you acquired the rights to some books I wrote. STAR WARS, the novelization of the... — read more
Unemployment claims continue to fall, as layoffs continue in travel and leisure. by: Jim Turner The News Service of Florida. Although Disney plans to lay off... — read more
I'm just wondering if they will recall those who were laid off or furloughed or go with cheaper new hires...
Reduce hours from 40 to 32 for everybody. For every 4 people who are reduced you can bring back another person. Disney would actually save money because its less benefits they have to pay. Reduced salaried pay by 20%. Temporary stop 401k matching... — read more
I read an article about the CEO’s public comments on Disney’s major restructuring and I couldn’t help but notice frequent mentions of one hundred: *I am 100% confident that this is going to play out exactly as we intended. It’s going extremely... — read more
Disney World = about 77% of the park reservations are booked for the next quarter. Thanksgiving is almost booked to capacity. (Remember Disney World is open at limited capacity.)
Let that sink in. I a surprised that we still somehow manage to turn in profit.
Disney has been so quick on the trigger when it comes to layoffs that I'm starting to wonder if they plan to keep anybody employed other than those needed to run the streaming service? WHo else thinks they're using this opportunity to get rid of many... — read more
I know this is Disney forum but this is applicable to all of us - they do not value the worker perioid. The four people said ESPN first told them the layoffs were imminent in a memo sent by chairman Jimmy Pitaro on Thursday morning, and that they... — read more
Here you go: More exact numbers for the overall studio layoffs have not yet been released, but Deadline has confirmed that several hundred open positions will be... — read more
While the focus is on Theme Parks, Studios and ESPN, Disney is quietly laying off hundreds of Cast Members at the corporate level as well. Yesterday (11/04/2020) much of our Dept. was asked to leave. I have been on furlough since April and was let... — read more
Across multiple departments
And with no opening date in sight for Disneyland Resort and Park, tens of thousands of workers in food and beverage, hotel and retail will continue to be laid off. More people are expected to be notified starting... — read more
Suggestion: For those cast members that have been laid off, please consider providing us an annual pass for 2021. Naturally, it would have blackout dates and other restrictions, but that would be a nice gesture. God know we will NOT be able to... — read more
Disney workers have taken hard hits throughout the coronavirus pandemic. There have been multiple announcements of layoffs over the... https://www.wesh.com/article/disney-employees-food-pantry-layoffs/34524543
(CNN) — Senator Elizabeth Warren slammed Disney earlier this month over layoffs and other decisions that she says prioritized shareholders over... — read more
WDW sends out more layoff notices to employees; "Cast members" who were part of shows among the job cuts Good luck all https://www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/attractions/2020/10/28/disney-world-more-layoff-notices #WaltDisneyNews
Layoffs Impact Major Walt Disney World Entertainment Tonight, another round of Walt Disney World Resort layoff emails have been sent out — this time primarily to entertainment Cast Members. Disney's... — read more
The union layoff notices have gone out today (got mine via email). I'm not sure if they did one big mass email or they'll be staggered throughout the week. I find the timing of it interesting that they send them out the same time they reveal the... — read more
No Full-Time Cast Member will be forced to layoff; No permanent layoffs and recall rights extend until October 1, 2022; Pay for November 1 through December 30... — read more
When do you think Disney will announce more layoffs? There was some blowback after the last round, so I'm hoping they might actually wait for a bit before they decide to pull the trigger one more time. Although, considering that the almighty dollar... — read more
New restrictive reopening guidelines for Disneyland do not make any sense. They don’t care about thousands of employees losing jobs at all! It will take years to repair this damage. Good luck to you people! From the news:... — read more
Disney Employees Lose Jobs, Education Amid ... Disney Employees Lose Jobs, Education Amid Layoffs. disneyland cast member. https://insidethemagic.net/2020/10/disney-cast-members-lose-education-kj1 #news
Those Cast Members participating in the Disney Aspire program may be able, depending on the program in which they are enrolled, to complete their program or current term. For current enrollees in a non-degree program (such as GED, Rosetta Stone or... — read more
It has been announced that two live shows - one at Disneyland (Mickey and the Magical Map) and one at DCA (Frozen), have now been permanently closed. 200 Cast Members have just received their layoff notices. The dismantling of Disney parks sadly... — read more
Are you planning on staying long-term? I envisioned myself as a lifer, but as an employee in the Parks & Resorts segment it's hard to envision a successful path the next couple of years. Especially in Orlando, where so much of the economy is... — read more
Will anything positive happen this year???? I could have guessed that there would be some reorganisation of Disney's media and entertainment businesses because people no longer go to theme parks or theatres. Unfortunately, reorganising is just a... — read more
I thought at least some of the more popular acts were safe in the long run, I guess I was wrong. The Disneyland resort plans to lay off more than 200 actors as the “Frozen” and “Mickey and the Magical Map” live shows lower their curtains for good... — read more
I was one of the cast members laid off in Orlando. No jobs here. Manyvfriebds like me. Help.
I can't find the number anywhere, but I think it's one of the largest layoffs so far during the pandemic.
There seems to be no rhyme or reason, and the parameters are different all over the place. My wife's team let go the four newest hired managers to the team and the two newest coordinators (she had more company seniority than half the team and would... — read more
There's a lot I could say against Disney and how the company treats its employees, but it's really not fair to put these layoffs on the company. There is a pandemic going on. So many places are closed and those that are not anymore have seen their... — read more