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    Outsourcing Equals Layoffs

    WDI Animatronic Outsourcing Means Additional Layoffs

    By C. W. Oberleitner
    June 13, 2008

    Ouch! Less than 24-hours after an internal Walt Disney Imagineering memo with news of a strategic shift in focus for manufacturing operations was sent to employees, leaked copies of the document began popping up around Southern California.

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    Re: Outsourcing Equals Layoffs

    UPDATED 6/16/08:
    Our partner, Chuck from (the OP above) has received a copy of the actual memo released by Bruce Vaughn, Craig Russell, and Kevin Eld. There were a total of 22 layoffs out of a division of 50 staff members in MAPO (Manufacturing and Prototype Operations) or almost 40 percent. Layoffs occurred on Wednesday June 11th. You can read the additional details including the actual memo HERE
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