18,000 Walt Disney World employees are losing their jobs as part of mass layoffs disclosed last month
ORLANDO — Last month, the Walt Disney Co. revealed it was laying off 28,000 employees across its U.S. theme parks division, but the company wouldn’t break down exactly where the cuts were coming: Disneyland or Disney World?New federally required government filings give more insight: Orlando’s numbers are much higher than California, where Disneyland remains closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.Nearly 18,000 people are getting laid off in Florida, according to the report, or nearly a quarter of the resort’s Orlando workforce of 77,000 a year ago.Disney filed a new notice of mass layoffs t...
‘31m jobs can still be saved’
Dubai: Each passing day of suppressed demand for air travel and hotel stays could lead to 174 million travel and tourism related job losses this year. Looking at it differently, this is a slight improvement on the 197 million jobs that were rated as being at risk when the first forecasts came out in June after the pandemic struck the industry.The revised numbers came about only because of air travel demand being generated on domestic routes in countries such as China.The World Travel & Tourism Council, which came out with the forecasts, pins the blame on the usual reasons - the heavy restricti...
Virus-hit JAL assigns 500 employees to temporary jobs outside group
About 500 employees of Japan Airlines Co. are temporarily working at companies outside of its group per day, people familiar with the matter said Friday, as airlines, hit by a plunge in revenue in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, look for ways to reduce costs and avoid job cuts.The major Japanese carrier known as JAL wants to maintain its current workforce despite extensive flight suspensions and massive losses expected in the current business year.Its employees are taking on outside jobs at other companies, including parcel delivery firm Yamato Holdings Co. and public offices, among othe...
Exxon Mobil to cut 1,900 US jobs as Covid-19 hits oil prices
New York (AFP) - Exxon Mobil said Thursday it will eliminate 1,900 US jobs as part of a global cost-cutting drive that will shrink its global workforce by about 15 percent over the next two years.The US oil giant said the hit from the coronavirus pandemic -- which has driven oil prices lower -- was a factor in the downsizing, which will primarily impact management staff in Houston, through a mix off of voluntary programs and involuntary layoffs.The US job cuts are "the result of ongoing reorganizations," the company said, adding "the impact of Covid-19 on the demand for ExxonMobil's products h...
Can Africa possibly take China’s manufacturing jobs?
Africa is witnessing a period of rapid population increase leading to a huge challenge of creating jobs for the young masses. While governments and development agencies prefer the usual solutions of ‘more skills and training’, ‘self-employment’, or even ‘poverty alleviation’, but evidence clearly shows that these don’t make the cut – to create hundreds of millions of jobs in the next few decades, robust strategies for mass jobs creation are needed.Industrialisation is one of the traditional solutions for job creation. Unfortunately, since 1980s, Africa has generally deindustrialised – the aver...
2,637 tourism workers in Negros Occidental lost their jobs due to COVID-19
At least 2,637 tourism workers in Negros Occidental were displaced due to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.Data from 17 of 31 local governments in Negros Occidental showed that among those affected were 1,218 workers from accommodation facilities, 68 from tour and travel agencies, 68 tour guides, 156 in the tourism and transport services, 123 at sports and recreation facilities, 68 at wellness centers, 716 in the food and beverage sector, and 220 in other resorts.The 17 localities with displaced tourism workers were the cities of Bago, Cadiz, La Carlota, Kabankalan, Escalante, S...
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2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 43
If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through our database of top jobs in Japan posted to GaijinPot and showcase some of the most interesting ones. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs!International Import/Export SalesCompany: BlowbackSalary: ¥270,000 ~ ¥400,000 / Month NegotiableLocation: Osaka, JapanEnglish: Business levelApplication: Must currently reside in JapanBlowback, an e-commerce company, is looking for a bilingual salesperson to take care of its overseas promotion and import/export sales.You must have at...
Hot jobs for graduates
A recruitment fair for college graduates for 2021 is held in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Sunday. At the fair, 350 companies offered 16,000 jobs to upcoming graduates. Photo: cnsphotoCopyright Global Times. All rights reserved.Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
Over 14,000 NAIA employees may lose jobs
Over 14,000 NAIA employees may lose jobsEdu Punay(The Philippine Star) – October 26, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — More than 14,000 employees of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport stand to lose their jobs amid the proposed rehabilitation of the NAIA.During a recent House plenary deliberations on the proposed national budget for next year, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said NAIA workers may be terminated with the government’s Rehabilitate, Operate and Transfer deal with construction firm Megawide Corp.Nueva Ecija Rep. Micaela Violago, who sponsored the DOTr’s proposed P143.1...
ANA group to cut 3,500 jobs from 46,000 workforce by FY 2022
ANA Holdings Inc. is planning to slash around 3,500 jobs from its current group workforce of about 46,000 by the 2022 business year, with the hit to travel demand from the coronavirus pandemic expected to be prolonged, company sources said Sunday.The parent of major Japanese airline All Nippon Airways Co. intends to cut its head count by reducing new hiring for fiscal 2021 starting April to around 600 from the initially planned 3,200, offering early retirement and not replacing retirees, the sources said.It began offering early retirement with increased severance pay from Oct. 14 and is also c...