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Disney theme parks are closed as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)

Disney World in Orlando has reached an agreement with it’s labor unions to furlough 43,000 workers effective April 19th.

The workers will continue to receive their health benefits up to one year.

Disney World is the largest single site employer in the country and the lay offs are likely to have a domino effect throughout the Orlando area.

 

Walt Disney World to Furlough 43,000 Employees

Walt Disney World employees are taking it on the chin, hard -- the theme park is about to furlough 43,000 workers as it remains closed due to the coronavirus. Orlando's Magic Kingdom, which has been shut down since March 16, reached agreements with its workers' unions, and will make the layoffs effective April 19 ...