Disney criticized for outsourcing IT in Orlando

Posted Thursday, June 4, 2015 11:40 AM | Contributed by Jeff

About 250 Disney employees were told in late October that they would be laid off. Many of their jobs were transferred to immigrants on temporary visas for highly skilled technical workers, who were brought in by an outsourcing firm based in India. Over the next three months, some Disney employees were required to train their replacements to do the jobs they had lost.

Read more from The New York Times.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 2:03 PM
slithernoggin's avatar

They reversed a similar action involving IT staff with ABC Television in New York and Burbank. Here's the Times article on it.


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Thursday, June 18, 2015 2:36 PM
rollergator's avatar

I am 99% sure CDdashROM is right. Heard on NPR this morning that they'd reversed course on this particular outsourcing as well.

edit: awaiting jokes about NPR and no, I'm not wearing top-siders.... ;~P

Last edited by rollergator, Thursday, June 18, 2015 2:37 PM

You still have Zoidberg.... You ALL have Zoidberg! (V) (;,,;) (V)

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Thursday, June 18, 2015 2:44 PM
slithernoggin's avatar

But are you carrying a latte?

Last edited by slithernoggin, Thursday, June 18, 2015 2:49 PM

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