What happened in the Fall of 2021? What are the long-term risks and liabilities? What will you do? And everyone else?
Disney Finishes Laying Off 7,000 Employees https://variety.com/2023/tv/news/disney-layoffs-end-7000-1235629809/
Not so woke after all
The layoffs have hit a lot of black executives more than in others. Kareem Daniel, Alicia Schwarz, Paul Richardson and Kim Felix are a few of the higher level ones. But the list keeps going on and on. Even in the disposed workstation spot of HR... — read more
For some reason this has become somewhat of a taboo subject, but I think at this point it's pretty clear Blackrock is guiding Iger on the direction of the company (not saying it's good or bad, just saying that's the reality of the situation). Since... — read more
Can we assume it's over?
I don't remember the last time we had layoffs on a Friday, so I'm assuming this one is no different. I hope this is it for now. It's difficult to focus on work when we have layoffs creating stress for all of us all the time. Let's get it over with... — read more
It's not just us
Disney Begins Round Of Layoffs Outside The U.S. The layoffs impacting thousands of Disney staff in the U.S. have spread to Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. While the exact number is unknown, Deadline understands that circa-100 staff were... — read more
Who got laid off - May 24, 2023?
What units, depts., etc & # of staff?
It looks like this will be a week-long event
Disney wraps up company-wide layoffs this week Disney is expected to finalize company-wide layoffs this week, with the third and final round of layoffs to wrap up on Friday. More than 2,500 employees will be cut from the company by the end of the... — read more
What's happening today?
Have there been more cuts?
Tuesday May 24, 2023
Disney Streaming was heavily impacted today with layoffs. This included higher ups, managers, and essential workers.
Today and tomorrow
Next wave is happening the week of May 22nd. The 23rd and 24th will be the worst days Whoever posted this, thank you! You were right on the money. I'm going to assume you were also right about seeing the worst of it today and tomorrow and, if I... — read more
Disney Reportedly Cutting 2,500 Employees in Third Round of Layoffs
Disney is reportedly in the throes of a third round of layoffs that will eliminate another 2,500 jobs. The cuts come on top of about 4,000 jobs the entertainment giant cut in March and April. Those cuts targeted employees at ESPN and Disney’s... — read more
Moving back from Florida to California.🏄♂️ Hope to see my fellow cast members back soon. This is the WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Lake Nona campus cancelled
Headlines should read "irreplaceable talent laid off for no reason." So much company loyalty tarnished from people like myself who moved for no reason. Others declined the move and were laid off. Some VERY talented and marquee-caliber artists. Disney... — read more
There are no posts or articles about the layoffs in the last two weeks, but it's obviously not over yet. I don't hear rumors either. 2 calendar weeks left from May, so something should happen soon.
ESPN Lets Go ‘Last Dance’ Producer In Layoffs
The bruising ESPN layoffs have claimed one of the executive producers of the award-winning documentary, “The Last Dance.” John Dahl, vice president, and executive producer for original content, films, and special projects, is among those leaving... — read more
May will most likely be the teams they needed for the first two rounds of layoffs.. GHRO, HR, Compensation, Benefits ect. (Purely speculation)
Who is getting hit today?
Any chance somebody knows what's left regarding layoffs? Is it just people who the management was not able to notify because they were on sick leave or vacation or will there be more groups targeted? Our group has been spared so far, and instead of... — read more
Deadline hears that those dismissed were given 60 days notice, however, they must work for a duration of their employment with a week of severance pay. In previous layoffs, those let go were not expected to work and still received pay when given... — read more
TV Animation, Disney+ Marketing, and more laid off today
As per Deadline: https://deadline.com/2023/04/disney-tv-layoffs-day-2-unscripted-marc-buhaj-alicia-martino-1235336554/
I don't like the direction the company is going
I'm very sorry for everyone who is affected, but maybe for some it will really be a blessing in disguise... Given the direction this company is going in, it's only possible to expect things to get worse here, right?
Are parks getting hit today?
I said this before and I'll say it again, I'm not sure why we need layoffs when we're understaffed as it is. This will not help, this can only make the customer experience worse. Whoever is making these decisions should trade jobs with me just for... — read more
Disney begins largest wave of layoffs, targeting thousands at ESPN, Parks, and other divisions
Disney is laying off several thousand workers across the company this week in the second and largest wave of cuts as part of the media giant’s previously announced plan to slash its workforce by 7,000 employees... — read more
The consequence of their bad decisions
I am still safe but the anxiety is huge. It's terrible what good people are going through because of bad leadership moves. Did these layoffs really have to happen?
Do we have any idea how many have been notified so far and which departments were hit? I hate having little to no information on something this important. If the leadership cared about us at all or respected us they would keep us informed, whether... — read more
Odd choices on whom to stick with and whom to push out
Perhaps I'm wrong, but for now it seems to me that a lot of hard working and dedicated people are being laid off, instead of the company getting rid of pretenders who do nothing all day long.
Good luck to everyone
May the odds be ever in your favor this week….it’s gonna be a rough one 😞
ESPN to begin layoffs early next week as part of Disney cost cuts, sources say
Cuts will include some on-air talent and management, said the people, who asked not to be named because the discussions are private. The number of layoffs at ESPN is unclear and the decision process is still... — read more
Walt Disney Co. plans to cut thousands of jobs next week, including about 15% of the staff in its entertainment division, people familiar with the matter said. The cuts will span TV, film, theme parks and corporate positions, and affect every... — read more
The Media Industry Is Way Behind
This guy can’t believe that youtube is primarily consumed on televisions and that more people watch youtube than any of the washed up corporate media companies. Also, grumpy cat? Loool that cat has been literally dead longer than YouTube shorts have... — read more
ABC News layoffs
Are we done or can we expect even more in the following weeks?
Companies That Get ‘Woke’ Aren’t Going Broke — They’re More Profitable Than Ever
Disney The entertainment giant has come under fire time and again for supposed wokeness. They’ve been canceled for redesigning the theme park ride Splash Mountain to make it less racist, adding LGBTQ characters to their family films, and casting a... — read more
Divisive Disney Executive Claims Layoffs Were “Merely a Convenient Excuse” to Fire Him
Reportedly, Perlmutter was told that his division — Marvel Entertainment (a small division centered on consumer products and separate from Marvel Studios) was redundant and would be absorbed into other departments at... — read more
Finally some good news
I've said it before and I'll say it once again, we are severely understaffed at parks and we need more people. Without them, customer service is suffering. Hearing that Disney plans to hire 13,000 Cast Members is more than welcome and for once the... — read more
Disney EMEA Staff Bracing For Layoffs & Content Cuts
Multiple sources both inside and outside the Mouse House have told Deadline they are expecting redundancies and budget cuts to come shortly, and that these plans are currently being finalized... — read more
Do you see a different Disney in the near future besides the layoff aspect? If so, how so?
I see them selling breaking up and selling off pieces thus looking a lot different in the near future. Poor Walt is turning in his grave. bless him. The leaders sent a great company to the sh----r and it will be forever missed in its current... — read more
I like that it's not just us
I'm not trying to sound unfeeling, I don't wish layoffs on anybody, but if it has to be someone, then employees in China should lose their jobs rather than those of us in America. We'll take the brunt of it anyhow, so any kind of reprieve from the... — read more
Multiple high-ranking employees affected
I’m courious if things here will GET any better now that these several high-ranking employees have been cut during the first round ==> https://ktla.com/news/local-news/disney-lays-off-multiple-high-ranking-employees-during-first-wave-of-job-cuts/amp/ — read more
Beijing office canned
The whole Disney Beijing office was canned overnight - 100? streaming engineers, including the division that ran D+ ads.