Disney announces furloughs as topic parks continue being shuttered

With Disneyland and California Journey still shuttered because of to the coronavirus pandemic, Disney declared Monday that an undisclosed amount of personnel at the Anaheim vacation resort will be furloughed.

Disneyland President Ken Potrock broke the news Monday in a letter to workers, saying the furloughs will affect “government, salaried and hourly cast.”

“As you know, we’ve currently taken the heart-wrenching motion of laying off hundreds of our forged on both coasts,” he wrote in the memo, copies of which ended up obtained by different media shops. “We predicted to be ready to open our parks in Anaheim, specified our confirmed ability to run with responsible health and safety protocols as we have in all of our other topic parks around the globe, but however, this has not been the situation.”