Disneyland Resort to Lay Off Nearly 2,700 Non-Union Cast Members

Nearly 2,700 non-union cast members are expected to be laid off at the Disneyland Resort as part of the recent wave of layoffs at Disney Parks affecting 28,000 Cast Members.

As part of a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act notice filed with the State of California notified of the layoffs of 2,691 Cast Members starting December 4th, along with a breakdown of some of the affected departments, according to The Orange County Register‘s Brady MacDonald. The filing says that 2,050 layoffs will be from Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, which includes operations Cast Members, as well as 129 from Disney Entertainment Productions, 95 layoffs at Disney Destinations and 74 from the Walt Disney Travel Company.

This comes just a day after Workers United Local 50 announced that 2,500 union Cast Members in food service would be laid off by November 1st, joining 950 Cast Members from UNITE HERE Local 11 by the same day.

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Jeremy Fournier
Jeremy Fournier
11 months ago

This is completely ridiculous!! Think about it people think about how much money has Disneyland been making off of every single person that comes in there. Not to mention all of those ridiculous annual passes that have all those stupid dumb regulations that you can only go on certain days and blah blah blah blah blah!! I’m sorry but there should be no reason why they can’t find other duties or jobs for them to do and if they can’t they have plenty of money to pay people unemployment or sick pay or whatever. Just Anaheim Disneyland , alone not… Read more »