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After the Mouse, Layoff Stories

After the Mouse is a web community of former Disney Cast Members. An entry posted today tells some of the heart wrenching stories that have come from the most recent rounds of layoffs. “Weren’t surprised with Husband’s layoff, but to … Continue reading

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Carnage Numbers Revealed for Disney Parks Layoffs

The Walt Disney Company revealed it has recently eliminated 1900 positions through a combination of layoffs, severance, and the closing of open positions at its Disney theme park locations (Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and a few other suppot locations). That … Continue reading

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Bad News for Nervous Disney Theme Park Executives

Today during the shareholder meeting, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger reported that only about 50 executives accepted the severance package offered to 619 theme park executives. Disney has also laid off a few people directly or encouraged others into … Continue reading

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Executive Layoffs brings change to Disney Dining Leadership

Scott Joseph at the Orlando Restaurant Guide has one of the first actual signals of change occurring at Disney’s executive level. In this case it’s Dieter Hannig, who was the Vice President of the Food & Beverage Division. Dieter Hannig, … Continue reading

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D-Day for Disney Park Executives, Layoff or Severance?

Today is “D Day” for hundreds of executives throughout The Walt Disney Company’s east coast and west coast divisions that support the parks and resorts (including Imagineering). Today’s the day they have to decide if they’ll take a severance package … Continue reading

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