Disneyland intends to vacation extra representatives in the wake of COVID-19 resuming rules from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s organization that have left California theme parks “in limbo” for the foreseeable future.
Disneyland president Ken Potrock reported the leaves of absence of chief, salaried and hourly laborers on Monday, Nov. 9 of every a letter to project individuals, Disney speech for representatives.
“Since Disneyland resort closed its gates in March, nothing has been more important than fully reopening and getting our cast members back to work,” Potrock wrote. “That’s why it is with heavy hearts we find ourselves in the untenable situation of having to institute additional furloughs for our executive, salaried and hourly cast.”
Coronavirus health and security resuming rules gave by the state could leave Disneyland, Disney California Adventure and other enormous California theme parks incapable to return until mid 2021 or the following summer. The Downtown Disney outside shopping center returned in July. Disney California Adventure intends to return Buena Vista Street without rides or attractions on Nov. 19 for shopping and dining.
Disney furloughed non-essential employees at its U.S. theme parks in April.
Disney laid off 28,000 representatives in September at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. A definite count of the layoffs at the Disneyland resort isn’t yet accessible, yet an early estimate puts the number at around 10,000 representatives.
“We expected to be able to open our parks in Anaheim, given our proven ability to operate with responsible health and safety protocols as we have in all of our other theme parks around the world, but unfortunately this has not been the case,” Potrock wrote.
Furloughed Disneyland representatives will keep up wellbeing and protection benefits and are qualified for state joblessness benefits. Workers can utilize a few or the entirety of their took care of time toward the beginning of the leave time frame.
“These decisions and actions are difficult – and we are committed to helping our teams through this and, most importantly, getting people back to work where we can,” Potrock wrote. “While the near term will be challenging as we continue to navigate in these turbulent times, I promise you that we will continue to work tirelessly to reopen the resort and get our cast members back to work, and that my optimism for our bright future continues to be strong. I want to thank each and every one of you for your resiliency and resolve during these challenging and unpredictable times.”
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