February 11, 1996 in Nation/World

Euro Disney Plans To Hire More Workers

Associated Press

Disneyland Paris hopes to add nearly 1,000 employees by 1997, Euro Disney chairman Philipe Bourguignon said.

Friday’s announcement was welcomed by the French government. France’s soaring unemployment rate reached 11.7 percent at the end of last year.

Euro Disney, which already employs 10,000 people said it would start by hiring 325 young people or longterm unemployed.

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