Disney on hiring freeze

Posted Thursday, February 20, 2003 5:12 AM | Contributed by supermandl

Walt Disney World has stopped hiring additional permanent workers, saying Wednesday that the slowing economy, terrorism threats and the possibility of war have weakened Central Florida's tourism market. No layoffs are planned at Florida's largest theme-park complex, which employs 53,500 people. Disney likely will hire temporary employees as usual for the busier summer season.

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