FBI affidavit says Disney and company executive were part of a ‘cabal’ that tried to influence local politics https://www.wsj.com/articles/corruption-probe-in-anaheim-calif-grows-drawing-in-disney-11653513675
We've had a nice period where Disney couldn't get enough employees so layoffs were out of the question. But now that a recession is closing in, I'm starting to worry we'll be facing layoffs again. Am I overthinking this or should I be worried about... — read more
Everybody is expecting bad news, but I think a lot of people will be surprised. Not to mention, the ESP forecast is significantly higher than a year ago, so it's obvious some things are going the right way. Disney might have hit a rough patch but... — read more
Disney's Corp. Affairs Chief Departs With Duties Shifted To GC That move comes after the quick departure of its new chief corporate affairs officer, Geoff... — read more
Disney’s special district tells investors state can’t dissolve it without paying debt As Florida legislators were rushing through passage of a bill to repeal the special district that governs Walt Disney World last week, they failed to notice an... — read more
if you're also in Florida, start looking. This will not end well for employees.
Leave our children alone! They are not yours to influence and intimate! You want to be who you are, then have the same respect for others and their children without passing your political agendas on them subversively or even out in the open! Shame on... — read more
Did they layoff Interactive Experiences cast members in Burbank?
I just noticed that the March 23rd am question/comment regarding something along the line of "Were More Conservatives Laid-Off During the Covid-19 Disney Lay-Offs?" deleted from this website. WHY?????? I was hoping that this could be a neutral... — read more
'Extremely awkward': Bob Chapek and Bob Iger had a falling out, they rarely talk — and the rift looms over Disney's future https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/20/disney-ceo-chapek-iger-falling-out.html
I still think it's an evil corporation that makes money by exploiting its underpaid employees, but for once it did something right - not releasing anything in Russia for the foreseeable future. This will directly hurt its bottom line but it's the... — read more
I was laid off in a very difficult period and in a very ugly way, along with colleagues who also lost their jobs when they needed the job the most. I still sometimes come to this forum to see what’s going on. I really can’t believe there are... — read more
Did they offer the Directors at the Burbank offices the option to move to Florida by a certain date or to resign?
When is Disney Burbank office’s return to work date?
I am one of the 30,000+ cast members that was laid-off December 2020. Crushing! I had only been in my position for a couple of years, an entry-level position in my dream field, and I loved every minute of my work day and team members. The current... — read more
I really thought that after the worst period of the pandemic, now that we have the vaccine, there would be a significant recovery in this company. Sure, the situation is much better, but will this ever be a workplace like it was before the... — read more
With nobody to hire, they'd be stupid to get rid of the few employees they have now.
Imagine spending who knows how much money on litigation to deny a former employee who suffered a stroke severance pay of $44,000? And imagine the court actually siding with you? I still can't understand how Disney manages to keep its reputation... — read more
DISNEY ALLEGEDLY GOING FULL VILLAIN ROUTE IN VIRAL TIKTOK VIDEO CLAIMING BUSINESS CLOSURE DUE TO FILMING [RUMOR... — read more
We'll know on Wednesday if the current management has managed to improve things in the last three months or if we're continuing the downward spiral. I'm hoping for the latter as it means the top bras might finally be held accountable for their... — read more
Abigail Disney: Disney Heiress Calls Out Leon Cooperman After He Ponders Wealth https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-01-31/disney-heiress-calls-out-leon-cooperman-after-he-ponders-wealth Cheers!
"As long as greed is stronger than compassion, there will always be suffering. As long as greed is stronger than compassion, there will always be suffering."
“I cannot see him taking $66 million home for a year’s work in the same year when, at the same company, people can’t afford food,” Disney angrily says. Her sister responds, “That would never have happened — that would never have happened.” Disney... — read more
"From my first phone interview to the present day, I have felt so valued by everyone I have interacted with, particularly those in HR and my immediate supervisor. Disney truly understands that how they treat their employees directly affects the guest... — read more
Is anybody else worried that the rise in cases could lead to furloughs and layoffs once again? Many big companies are already postponing their return to the office and some closings could easily follow. The only thing that's giving me some hope is... — read more
What are your thoughts on the possible return of Bob Iger as the CEO? Everybody seems very excited about the prospect, but I don't think there's much difference between him and Bob Chapek. If somebody thinks the change would bring improvements for... — read more
It’s getting harder for me to pay bills in California, but I don’t want to move to Florida. I found a new job very quickly after I quit.
What are your thoughts about potential Disney layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?