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Some of the Laid Off Walt Disney World Employees Have Been Rehired

Recently we reported on the layoffs of nearly 250 Walt Disney World Resort cast members who were not only being replaced by foreign workers on temporary H-1B visas, but also had to train these replacement workers. We are now seeing reports that Disney has rehired nearly 120 of these employees and changed their mind about other layoffs in the television division.

ABC News President Ben Sherwood Picked to Succeed Anne Sweeney as President of Disney/ABC Television Group

ABC News President Ben Sherwood will replace Anne Sweeney as co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president of the Disney/ABC Television Group.

Sweeney recently announced that she is leaving her position early next year to pursue a new career path in the industry.