Disney Layoffs

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this is the worst company to work for

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.

A must read!

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 

Half of workforce gone?

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 is just using this to get rid of employees!

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 

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Reorganization of world economy

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 

Reopening Plans - Fewer Cast Members

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 

Pain to continue through 2021

https://www.ocregister.com/2020/04/12/disneyland-coronavirus-closure-could-stretch-to-june-with-attendance-slump-through-2021-analysts-warn/

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Best

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 It has been replaced by DPECP (Disney Parks...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 

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43,000 Disney Furloughs

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2020/04/12/coronavirus-disney-furloughs-43-000-more-employees/2977490001/

Furloughs announced

https://deadline.com/2020/04/disney-to-furlough-employees-starting-april-19-1202899348/ Has anyone been contacted yet with details?

More coverage

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/28/white-collar-coronavirus-recession/

Contractors to go first, blue badges to follow

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 

Mastering/Servicing

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.

Iger Steps Down

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 

DTCI layoffs?

Were there layoffs at DTCI today? Former Fox employees or Disney employees as well?

How many people work at Disney?

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?

Disney Layoffs 2020

This thread is for info about potential Disney Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?

Relax y'all

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 inflection point

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 

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Media Distribution. 60 laid off...

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 

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Layoffs are certainly happening...

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 

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Even more hour cuts at Disney Theme Parks?

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 

The Disney Way

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 

Disney Music Group

Laid off 4 people this week. At least two promotion regionals.

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Walt Disney Company Seattle Technology

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!

Seattle D office shedding people

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.

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