BREAKING: Disney Temporarily Furloughs Executive, Salaried, and Non-Union Cast Members
Disney has announced that executive, salaried, and non-union hourly U.S. based Cast Members will be temporarily furloughed beginning April 19th.
Affected employees will remain Disney employees and will continue to receive all healthcare benefits. Employees enrolled in other Disney programs such as Disney Aspire will continue to receive those benefits also. Employees with existing paid time off may elect to use some or all of it at the start of the furlough period. As of this time, the furlough does not affect union employees. The full statement by Disney can be found below.
BREAKING: Disney announces a temporary, short-term furlough impacting executive, salaried and non-union hourly Cast Members based in the U.S.— Scott Gustin (@ScottGustin) April 2, 2020
Disney will maintain health and insurance benefits coverage, paying both employer and employee contributions.
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