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Disney to lay off about 28,000 parks employees

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Disney to lay off about 28,000 parks employees

Disney to lay off about 28,000 parks employees

Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it will lay off roughly 28,000 employees, mostly at its U.S. theme parks, where attendance has been crushed by the coronavirus pandemic, especially in California where Disneyland remains closed.

This report produced by Chris Dignam.


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