And it felt so damn good! For months I waited for a callback while others were returning to work and nothing. Now they finally decided to call me when they can't find enough people who want to work at all. Well, sc--w them! I've found a better... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Disney
I got called back today!!!! I am so happy and blessed! Good times are just around the corner!
I’ve been desperately looking for a job since last year’s layoffs. At first I was very hopeful. But then the days turned into weeks and the weeks into months and then I started to panic. I saw a help wanted add in the window of a family owned... — read more
In my department, greater than the majority of people were laid-off we’re overweight. No matter how positive our performance reviews... our senior executive never welcomed “fat” people, never considered for a promotion. Then, COVID and we were let... — read more
After big layoffs, I found a job in a small company where I am very happy with the atmosphere, but I earn just enough to pay the bills. If nothing else I was making little more money at Disney and I'm debating whether to try to apply for a job again... — read more
Disneyland Resort in California is looking to bring on several Cast Members to the team. With a variety of different job types — ranging from attractions to safety team leader — you now have an opportunity to bring magic to Guests each and every day... — read more
Sometime at the beginning of the month I read a thread of someone being called back. Since then I’ve not heard anything other than that person being congratulated. I had thought there would be replies of others being called back, but there was... — read more
Why is Disney only PC? Will it cause additional issues for cast members? Who will be most impacted and lose they’re jobs in the next round coming soon? Why are most cast members especially in the parks not following four of the five keys?
“We’re bringing back more than 10,000 Cast Members at the Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World continues to bring Cast Members back… These Cast Members, they are the heart and soul with everything that we do here. I care passionately about... — read more
I got laid off in October and in the meantime I found another job that is much worse than the one I had. It’s better than having none of course, but I hope I could get an invitation to come back here again. I am interested in the current situation... — read more
Any news on when the Burbank offices will be opening back up?
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
I wonder what criteria will be used when calling back people to work now that we know the resort will be reopening on April 30. Everybody I've spoken to so far said they're yet to receive their call (this includes me, of course.) Are any of the lucky... — read more
What are your thoughts, folks? With the vaccine, some employees already being called back, some states reopening completely... Do you think we might have passed the worst period and are now on the way to better times? Meaning, no more layoffs and... — read more
I’m just going to throw this out there. Since the last round of layoffs I’ve been scared for my job and now that WD is shuttering dozens of stores I’m not going to sit around and hope my store isn’t impacted. I am being proactive on preparing for any... — read more
Anyone else get the feeling that if you were laid off or severed the past year that you've been placed on a Disney "do not hire"/blacklist? I've seen dozens of job listings recently, many of which match or are very similar to jobs from which people... — 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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?
Great job, Disney, for keeping your pledge to diversity. The layoffs have apparently rarely impacted protected classes.
Chances are that we'll start seeing more layoffs as soon as next month. I'm just wondering what will be hit first.
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
Those Cast Members participating in the Disney Aspire program may be able, depending on the program in which they are enrolled, to complete their program or current term. For current enrollees in a non-degree program (such as GED, Rosetta Stone or... — 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
Disney has been so quick on the trigger when it comes to layoffs that I'm starting to wonder if they plan to keep anybody employed other than those needed to run the streaming service? WHo else thinks they're using this opportunity to get rid of many... — 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
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/
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?
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 Disney spokesperson confirmed that that figure includes the previously announced parks layoffs. Separately, 37,000 Disney employees who are not slated... — read more