Disneyland Resort to Lay Off 11,500 Cast Members Due to Ongoing COVID-19 Closure
As additional news surfaces regarding Disneyland Resort and its Cast Members, we begin to get a bigger picture of the impacts brought on by its prolonged closure, including mass furloughs and layoffs.
According to the OC Register, over 11,5000 Cast Members from Disneyland and Disney California Adventure will be laid off. 8,724 of these layoffs include Disneyland union employees. WARN Act notices announcing the layoffs were filed on October 29 and will take effect on December 31. Disneyland had previously announced layoffs of nearly 3,000 non-union employees on September 29.