Is it? My family and I traveled from Texas to WDW last month for two weeks and everyone is fine.It's awful news. But it's simply too unsafe to travel right now and we must keep everyone safe.
Many, many hundreds of thousands more, if not millions, will loose their jobs at other large companies in the next year I fear. The economic damage will ripple through the economy for a while.
TWDC has many business units. The public is still awaiting the layoff plan of other sections of the company. A previous post on a DLR union stated from a DLR comment in the union FB page that non union, salaried and executive cast are being laid off currently. Hourly union cast will start to get laid off starting Nov 1. Is it surprising? Iger for a few years envisioned a leaner more efficient top down organization. Perhaps no one paid much attention to his vision.So I guess the stimulus ran out and Disney is starting the permanent cuts for real? This can only be the first of several layoffs.
The FoLK cast that has already been called back and is working greeter roles should be safe until a year from the date the parks reopened. Those who have not been called back are facing a lot of uncertainty. It's a scary time to be a WDW performer on furlough...Lion King cast?
Yeah...that’s not the issue. But let your personal spite affect your view of reality
It is in indeed.
No...when the economy gets a cold, travel gets the flu...all of it (bad timing on the analogy...but its the most applicable one)
This was inevitable. The world is barreling toward a prolonged recession (if we’re lucky). Stocks are not reflective of jobs and workers anymore.
The US is masking this because of unprecedented politics.
None of this is in doubt.
thats not THE issue but it is AN issue and a big one.
layoffs would have still occurred sure but the fact that Disneyland isn’t open and every other disney park on the globe is makes California just look ridiculous at this point and it’s hurting their own people as well
I don't see it as ignoring. choices have to be made, my company is about to institute furloughs again. we had a month furlough back in April and the only reason why there are not layoffs is because they offered a sweet early retirement package that a boat load of folks jump on. BUT even with the plants reopening we have been told to absolutely expect a bumpy 2021 (I'm in the chemical industry). no raises for the foreseeable future and rolling 2 week furloughs.It is wild to see the "lock it down" crowd cry foul with these layoffs. What are the choices? It like asking a homeowner to continue to pay to have their home cleaned (or whatever job you pay for) after the house burns down. It is a detachment from reality to claim the "science" and ignoring the science of economics. These decision are far reaching and this is just one small effect.
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