Union leaders said they’re still negotiating with Disney after the company announced it will soon furlough large numbers of Disney World employees.
Disney will begin furloughing employees on April 19. Leaders of one of the largest unions representing employees in Florida have been in talks with the company to hammer out details.
Disney says all active annual passes will be extended for the number of days the parks are closed. The new expiration date will be reflected on the passholder's account prior to the reopening of the parks.
The Walt Disney Company on Thursday announced it will begin furloughs of park employees at its parks in California and Florida beginning in mid-April.
“Since taking the unprecedented steps of closing our theme parks and stores and suspending our cruises, we have continued to focus on ways we can make a difference during this time,” Disney said in a press release.
The parks may be closed, but Disney is still staying busy.
It's a traditional they have kept up daily despite the park being empty.
The virtual tour was provided to us by Visit Orlando, who compiled over 20 virtual experiences, including rides, 360-degree views, live broadcasts, special films, and more.
"SeaWorld’s distance learning resources can help everyone continue to explore, discover and stay connected in a fun and inspiring environment," the park stated.
Disney has announced it is extending the date of its closures to properties in Florida and California in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.
On Friday, Legoland Florida announced that it is extending its temporary closure through April 14.
SeaWorld Entertainment says it will or has temporarily furloughed over 90% of its current employees as of April 1, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Walt Disney World said zebra weighs about 65 pounds and was born to mom Heidi.
Universal Orlando Resort announced on Tuesday that it is extending the closure of its parks and hotels.
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In an abundance of caution, Disney announced it is canceling its 2020 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend.
A Glendora man who died just days ago after testing positive for COVID-19 recently visited Walt Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida, it was reported Thursday.
Gatorland announced on Tuesday that it will close starting Wednesday.
Families staying at Disney-owned hotels tell FOX 35 News they weren’t expecting the news they got Monday morning, that they need to be out of their hotels by 5 p.m. Friday.