Disney to cut 28,000 jobs as coronavirus slams its theme park business

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Walt Disney said on Tuesday it will lay off roughly 28,000 employees, mostly at its US theme parks, where attendance has been crushed by the coronavirus pandemic, especially in California where Disneyland remains closed.   About two-thirds of the laid-off staffers will be part-time workers, the firm said in a statement.

  Disney shut its theme parks worldwide when the novel coronavirus began spreading this year. All but Disneyland — nicknamed the Happiest Place on Earth - reopened, though the company was forced to limit the.

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