Laid off brethren and sistren, how many of you have received that coveted call? Please tell me your phones are all abuzz and they're not actually bringing in new people when so many of us are still available. Can you imagine a bigger level of... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Disney
Still wondering if Disney could have waited a little longer with layoffs right in the midst of a pandemic? Correct me if I am wrong, but I think it could have. Corporate greed did not allow itself to lose a single cent more than it had to, and at the... — read more
I love this company, I love what it represents, I loved my job, I loved bringing smiles to kids faces...but I've come to realize Disney doesn't love me back nor did it appreciate my efforts to always go the extra mile. I was furloughed then brought... — read more
I understand that Disney is going through hard times and that layoffs are inevitable. However, what is not clear to me is why they didn't take into account employees' talent and experience? After everything has settled down a bit since the previous... — read more
I just read that most people have no plans to visit Disney World before 2022. That means that those of us who were hoping that we might be called back this year are out of luck. This really is not the kind of news I needed right now. Finding a new... — read more
Have you been offered a chance to transfer to another studio or department? I know there are some that are booming right now and have been hiring lately. Were those positions offered to you as an option or were you just told that you're being laid... — read more
The last day for Blue Sky will be in April. The number of Blue Sky employees being impacted numbers 450. https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/disney-closing-blue-sky-studios-172631445.html I used to work here. Somehow I assumed that this would... — read more
How is Disney still among the top five most admired companies in the world? Do people really care that little about the way this place has been treating its employees in the middle of a pandemic??? I know this place has a strong brand, but I was... — read more
Although Disney didn't reveal how many staffers were in the last round of layoffs in November, is was revealed that those impacted included executive, salaried... https://nypost.com/2021/01/28/disney-cruises-wont-relaunch-in-february-as-announced/ — read more
What’s up with all the Director jobs posted by Disney recently?
Anyone know who the Executive Producers at Glendale/Burbank are? Did any of them get laid off?
So far not to many on the WARN list (under 20) but I highly doubt it's going to stay that way. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. Walt Disney World 1375 E. Buena Vista LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL... — read more
Ah what a news... I was surprised... (sarc.) Disney disclosed the total compensation for its top executives in a year that saw the company hit hard by the pandemic (...) This is an article about how their salaries decreased significantly... — read more
Went to three parks in January. The CMs, frontline and leaders/managers, do not seem like the CMs of pre-Covid day. They are not Disney-friendly, barely say a word, just go through the motions. The good news though, is that that many demographics... — read more
Things are not improving and people are starting to talk about even more cuts - does anybody know if there is anything concrete behind that talk?
Get Report announced that it is cancelling its decades-old annual pass program at its Disneyland and California Adventure theme parks in Anaheim, California amid high levels of coronavirus and the current state-mandated shutdown of those... — read more
How is everyone who was laid off doing? I hope you are hanging in there and have found a replacement. Many of us lived and breathed for the company and its okay to admit that. I was upset and angry but life goes on and I found myself in a better... — read more
Now that we are in a new year, it still seems like it will be quite some time before parks reopen. Do you think there will be another furlough coming up for more cast?
The whole thing is a good read but this is the most important part: This summer, Bob Iger, outgoing CEO of Disney, and incoming CEO Bob Chapek both announced they would forego about $1 million each of their salaries — but not included in that... — read more
Chances are that we'll start seeing more layoffs as soon as next month. I'm just wondering what will be hit first.
Abigail Disney Talks Brand Erosion and Executive Salaries in Latest Interview, Says The Walt Disney Company “Needs to be Saved From Itself” Abigail Disney, the granddaughter of Roy O. Disney, is once again expressing concern about The Walt Disney... — read more
I know there was supposed to be 32k altogether by March but it feels like we are already well beyond that number. And we are nowhere near done so the number will just continue to climb. In all honesty, I think Disney is trying to save face and hiding... — read more
“Dear Cast Member,” the late October layoff notice began. Flaviana Decker, 44, retreated to her living room couch and tried to stop her tears before her eldest... https://insidethemagic.net/2020/12/cast-member-layoff-feelings-rwb1/
This is re Disney World in Orlando Layoffs: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/national/disney-layoffs-coronavirus/
Great job, Disney, for keeping your pledge to diversity. The layoffs have apparently rarely impacted protected classes.
A huge number of separations went through at the parks on 12/4. If you're actively working there now, what's the atmosphere?
US justice department claims Facebook unfairly overlooked American workers A new lawsuit says the social media giant favored those with H1-B visas, ‘refusing’ to recruit, consider or hire qualified US workers Facebook has been accused of unfair... — read more
More cuts coming right up: https://deadline.com/2020/12/layoffs-walt-disney-television-group-sweeping-restructuring-1234649736/
Disney was so kind to notify us of coming layoffs a day ahead of Thanksgiving. What a gift. And not a small gift, they made sure that the news is memorable. So what do you think they'll have in store for us a day before Christmas? What kind of... — read more
a position she held until company-wide layoffs hit in 2020. Being a Disney cast member had been Robin's childhood dream. After graduating from college... — read more
A Disney spokesperson confirmed that that figure includes the previously announced parks layoffs. Separately, 37,000 Disney employees who are not slated... — read more
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