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Disney We sent an internal note to employees on Friday to ensure they help pay for pregnancy-related care if they need to travel to another state instead of a Supreme Court decision. Overturn the Roe v. Wade case Revokes the federal government’s 50-year right to abortion.
The memo received by CNBC was signed by Chief Human Resources Officer Paul Richardson and Corporate Welfare Vice President Pascale Thomas.
“Our company removes barriers and covers all employees, cast members, and their families to quality and affordable care, including family planning and reproductive care,” Richardson and Thomas said in a memo. We continue to work to provide access to the world. ” ..
“In fact, the process is in place to ensure affordable coverage for employees who may not have access to care in one location to receive similar levels of care in another. Covers cancer-related medical situations. Treatment, transplantation, treatment of rare illnesses and family planning (including pregnancy-related decisions). “
Disney CEO Bob Chapek faced internal backlash because he didn’t immediately blame Florida’s controversial “don’t say gay” law. After Republican Governor Ron DeSantis signed the bill in late March, Disney publicly vowed to help abolish the law.Unsuccessful attempts at communication led to Disney’s head of communications, Jeff Morel. Leave the company Only 3 months later.
Disney has not issued a separate official statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision.
Here’s a complete note about Roe’s decision obtained by CNBC:
Recognizing the potential impact of today’s Supreme Court rulings on many Americans, what that means for you and your family, as medical and family planning decisions are so personal. I understand that some people are concerned about what to do.
We remove barriers and provide comprehensive access to quality, affordable care for all employees, cast members, and their families, including family planning and reproductive care, wherever they live. We are still working on doing it. In fact, the process is in place to ensure affordable coverage for employees who may not have access to care in one location to receive similar levels of care in another. This travel benefit covers medical conditions related to cancer treatment, transplantation, rare disease treatment, and family planning (including pregnancy-related decisions).
Finally, I would like to remind you of the range of medical coverage options you have as a qualified employee of The Walt Disney Company and the options for your dependents. Medical insurance needs are unique to each of us, so if you have specific questions about insurance, we recommend contacting your healthcare provider. You can also learn more about your company’s benefits at Benefits.Disney.com. See Contact | Contact the Disney Benefits Portal (fidelity.com) or your HR representative.
Disney continues to prioritize the health, safety and well-being of team members and their families.
See: President Joe Biden talks about the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade case