Disney to lay off about 32,000 workers in first half of 2021

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the entrance of Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, U.S., March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co said on Wednesday it would lay off 32,000 workers, primarily at its theme parks, an increase from the 28,000 it announced in September, as

Mandatory masks, Mickey at a distance as Walt Disney World reopens

(Reuters) – “Star Wars” Stormtroopers enforced mask-wearing and Mickey Mouse waved from a distance on Saturday as Florida’s Walt Disney World opened to the public for the first time in four months amid a surge of coronavirus cases in the state. Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) welcomed a limited number of

Man arrested for trying to quarantine on Disney World island during COVID-19 pandemic

Florida deputies arrested a man who had been living out his quarantine on a shuttered Disney World island, telling authorities it felt like a “tropical paradise.” Orange County Sheriff’s deputies found Richard McGuire on Disney’s Discovery Island on Thursday. He said he’d been there since Monday or Tuesday and had

London family talks Disney trip cancellation with coronavirus on the rise

Better safe than sorry is how one London family feels after cancelling its trip to Disney World last minute in light of growing COVID-19 concerns. Stewart Blair tells Global News it wasn’t an easy decision for him and his wife to cancel their family’s trip to Disney with four-year-old twin