I've heard parks might be hit next...
Topics regarding layoffs at Disney
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.
I honestly thought the majority of those laid off will be from Fox, but it looks like I was wrong. Film staff is being cut all around, but from what I can see, our numbers are really not negligible. Any chance somebody knows if more is planned any... — read more
Working at a Disney might be a dream job,for Pluto or Mickey, but the wages aren’t enough to live on for some Disneyland employees in real life, welcome to the modern Job slavery called Disney
No layoffs? Huh? Go talk to IT... https://deadline.com/2019/03/new-disney-tv-chief-peter-rice-no-wide-scale-layoffs-town-hall-1202583695/ — read more
Do we know for sure majority of layoffs will be at Fox or should we be worried as well? I'm assuming at least some Disney employees will be affected, but I believe the majority will be from Fox. I could be wrong about it, though. Does anybody have... — read more
Disney is the quintessential staffing agency when it comes to the very worst traits of a staffing industry that has exploded since corporations became rabidly obsessed with cutting costs and systematically denying workers decent wages and benefits... — read more
Wages at$10 hourly, Disney should move operations to India, I am sure they are making money out of Americans, while more than half of their workers have food stamps assistance from the state
There you go, this is due to the Fox acquisition, about 20 will be cut... Disney Digital Network has been hit with layoffs impacting just under 20 staffers, TheWrap has learned. The layoffs, which come ahead of Disney’s acquisition of a large portion... — read more
This is a master thread about Disney Layoffs in 2019?
Heard it happened this morning
Am I the only one noticing a pattern emerging here? Every two or so months we hear about more layoffs at one of the Disney divisions. This has been going on for a while now. Is this the new norm nowadays? Should we always fear that in a month or two... — read more
Individuals being called in one by one and are being laid off.
Heard lay offs at dco
In case somebody was wondering how badly we'll be hit as part of the 21st Century Fox acquisition, here's your answer. Looks like 1700 people will be out of a job... — read more
Disney is closing DisneyToon Studios. While I understand that the demand for direct-to-video is giving way to streaming services, I can't understand why this unit was not simply transitioned to work on new movies exclusively for the streaming... — read more
Anybody knows how many people are affected by this? Disney Store is closing its store at the Eatontown mall "on or before" June 18, the store said on a sign near the door... — read more
Layoffs will be announced today, probably in merchandise. Stay tuned
How many layoffs will jump in wages cause? http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-disney-shareholders-demonstration-20180308-story.html — read more
See the link below for details. This 145 new layoffs that are hitting Orlando, we'll see what 2018 brings but it's not a good start for anyone: https://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/news/2017/11/17/heres-why-disney-plans-to-lay-off-145-workers.html — read more
Are you kidding me? Another round of job cuts in Burbank.
the rumors are true. There are massive layoffs unlike any ever seen at Disney coming in mid-December. The politicized hatred of our lawfully elected President Donald J. Trump has caught up the the corporation and several thousand layoffs will occur... — read more
Walt Disney would be cutting about 200 jobs. Following the news, the stock entered red territory and ended down 1.64% on about 11 million shares traded on Oct. 12, 2017. http://alphastreet.com/b003560d
They are going after ABC - ABC is bleeding money and they will need to start controlling things over there - this is gonna get brutal very quickly and I'd expect cuts in 1000s - not sure how many folks they have - I am guessing at least 10,000 but it... — read more
I don't understand how Disney continues to support it's app division while having layoffs in other divisions. As soon as a new app is released, it has so many technical issues, it never stays popular for long. The apps either had a ridiculous price... — read more
No posts here but there are layoffs in ABC right now (September '16) - there are many rumors that 2017 will be brutal so get ready if you work for ABC. Not sure about the rest of Disney, they have pretty aggressive when it comes to job cuts - any... — read more
I am a Disney Photopass cast member, I cannot share more details about myself as I do not want to get laid off or terminated because I am sharing this info. Anyhow, here is a gem our management came up with. The starting pay for Photopass cast... — read more
What is the likelihood of Disney layoffs in Burbank in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.
I've spoken to numerous cast members that are looking to leave. I think this was Part 2 of their plan...first lay a large group off, then let another chunk of disgruntled employees leave on their own. It's coming.