Disney’s Construction Firm Lays Off Over 1,000 Workers Amid Park Closures

ORLANDO, Fla. – Buena Vista Construction Co., Disney’s construction firm, laid off over 1,000 contracted workers last month amid ongoing coronavirus-related park closures, according to state records.

In a notice dated March 24, the firm alerted the state of Florida that 1,215 of 1,360 non-employee craftworkers would no longer provide services to the company.

“The recent temporary suspension of construction and maintenance projects at Walt Disney World necessitates that BVCC also cease all non-essential project and loaned labor work until further notice,” the notice said.

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