Disney in negotiations with unions to represent 43,000 employees at Walt Disney World
The company is planning mass layoffs as a result of COVID-19 shutdowns.
As California moves past 930K positive coronavirus cases as of November 2, Gov. Gavin Newsom doubled down on his theme park guidelines, which ban larger parks from reopening until its respective county is within the “yellow” tier indicating minimal coronavirus risk.
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However, on Monday, California city mayors sent a letter to Gov. Newsom telling him the strict rules for reopening would leave the parks closed for possibly “up to a year” and asked him to allow larger parks to reopen sooner, with coronavirus protection measures in place, Deadline reported.