The Walt Disney Company's Parks, Experiences, and Products Division has been planning to move a large portion of its employees to Florida in the next few years. The relocation date has been changed three times. It's interesting.
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The official statement from the company was shared by Deadline. It's written.
While a growing number of our employees, who will ultimately work at the campus, have already made the move to Central Florida, we also want to continue to provide flexibility to those relocating, especially given the anticipated completion date of the campus is now in 2026. Therefore, where possible, we are aligning the relocation period with the campus completion.
Disney said politics had nothing to do with the decision. When asked if the relocation holdup was related to the dispute, a Disney spokesman said it wasn't.
Many employees have relocated to the Lake Nona campus because of the sudden change in plans, which is not ideal. Employees were given 18 months to relocate to Florida or leave the company by the time the campus opened. Disney is giving anyone who wants to continue with their roles at the company a flexibility period until the project is completed in 2026. Around 2000 cast members, Imagineers, and other employees were affected by the campus plans.
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