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Topics regarding layoffs at Disney
Disney World and Disneyland reopenings are still uncertain. Here's what the parks could look like when they... — read more
they treat us like c-ap and they pay us like c-ap. this latest layoff is just the shriveled cherry on the rotten cake. nobody was surprised. stay away if you can.
I've heard they are planning more furloughs before next month, can anybody confirm this?
If you haven't read what Abigail Disney wrote on Twitter yesterday, go ahead and make sure to get the entire thread. She ripped the leadership a new one for furloughing employees while making sure to preserve the dividend. It's so gratifying to read... — read more
Disney has now furloughed and laid off more than 100,000 people in the past month or so. Just imagine the scope of that. If I'm not mistaken, that's about half of all Disney employees. The way things are going, by the time this is over, none of us... — read more
Disney has been cutting employees left and right long before coronavirus pandemic entered the picture. They just worked really hard to hide it as best as they could to minimize the bad press. This is a "family-friendly" company after all, whatever... — read more
I believe that when companies start bringing back employees they will be selective about it. If you're not brought back they'll give the reason that they're reorganizing their operations and probably will eliminate your position. Or, you may be... — read more
Source below... Though Disney may not have drawn the worst straw when it comes to the conditions under which they will reopen their theme parks worldwide, things are not looking great right now. A recent report indicated that the company is... — read more
I wish you all the best, I know it is tough - hang in there, things will bounce back. I was laid off a year ago, as of March 14, 2018 DCPI (Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media) ceased to exists. It has been replaced by DPECP (Disney Parks... — read more
With 50 million subscribers already and a service that is being used heavily right now, there shouldn't be any layoffs among Disney Streaming Services employees, right? Or is it not a guarantee, because Disney has proven over and over again that... — read more
https://deadline.com/2020/04/disney-to-furlough-employees-starting-april-19-1202899348/ Has anyone been contacted yet with details?
Layoffs to happen in mid-April. The management is talking about a 4 month lul now, they are getting ready to shift into a 'survival mode' - layoffs & furloughs to be rolled out. As I said before, I heard mid-April from different sources. Take all of... — read more
How are you holding up?
Anyone else hear about people being laid off during this crisis?
Recently WDW fired all college program employees (CPs). Is this a harbinger of future events for rank and file cast members? See link to story below. — read more
Many at Fox also being let go today in Mastering/Servicing. Surprised it hasn't hit the trades yet...been going on over at FOX since 10am this morning.
Disney people let go in favor of Fox folks. Decent severance.
Discuss if you have something to add or ask a question.
As a former Disney employee and someone who's kept up with internal politics, even though his contract was up at the end of next year this feels sudden and not in line with how Disney tends to do things. Disney has quite a number of disparate... — read more
What's the update on Disney Studio Layoffs?
Were there layoffs at DTCI today? Former Fox employees or Disney employees as well?
I think the employee count information has to be released to the public. Do you know how many people work here? How about the overall people count at the main location at Burbank?
This thread is for info about potential Disney Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
"In what has become an annual tradition ahead of the end of the financial year at Walt Disney World, the resort recently saw a wave of layoffs and... — read more
Layoffs, restructurings etc are part and parcel of not just Disney but most if not all large multinational corporations. As a former Disney Cast Member of 25 years, we learn early on, especially in the parks and resorts division, that we are a... — read more
The creativity and all that is gone and in its place is a leadership that cares about its shareholders, and that’s about it. There comes a point in time I think ... where you just kind of get tired of paying more money every year and getting... — read more
I've heard parks might be hit next...
It seems that several high-level top managers at Walt Disney World were fired at the end of last week. According to several sources, the parks and resorts are undergoing restructuring whereby some managers and other high-level managers have lost... — read more
The Axe Falls. 60 Cut. https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/disney-layoffs-hit-nearly-60-in-media-distribution-division-1203318688/ In the further wake of its acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment portfolio, Disney has laid off nearly... — read more
Merger related layoffs - and definitely not just on the 21st Century Fox’s side. In the further wake of its acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment portfolio, Disney has laid off nearly 60 employees, Variety has learned, within its Media... — read more
I do not know why people are silent, fear maybe...
We've heard there might be even more cuts to hours at a bunch of locations - is this true? There was also some talk about layoffs, but I honestly can't see them cutting any more people - we are working bare-boned as it is. I would really... — read more
What they've done in past re-orgs and currently doing in Burbank, is laying off departments but telling the victims that their jobs are being "reclassified" and they are welcomed to interview. Then Disney hires back the more junior employees thus... — read more
Laid off 4 people this week. At least two promotion regionals.
Disney outsourcing again. Replacing American workers with foreigners using HCL and ATOS. Disguised as Fox merger but latest people laid off were in Seattle Tech office and had nothing to do with Fox!
Looks like the Seattle office is shedding some people. Not many details except all involved were told “last day” and a handful were told to stay behind to document and transition work.