Newsarama has also heard from multiple sources that staff members receive three months before their posts are eliminated, although we have not yet confirmed this.
The State of California (DC is located in Burbank, California) labor law known as WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification) requires a 60 day notice to employees affected by a "factory shutdown or mass layoff . "DC has apparently given its affected employees 90 days.
The massive organizational changes come just 11 days before WarnerMedia 's highly commercialized multimedia event, under the marque DC DC Fandome - their first attempt at an online convention experience of the COVID-19 era internally.
While all of the affected names and timeline will eventually pop up in the coming weeks, what will take longer is how these massive changes will affect DC as the tape editor drawn. It is possible If these important changes are not probable, significant changes will be made to the editorial strategy.
DC has already undergone significant changes prior to this week, having already dropped longtime co-editor Dan DiDio earlier this year - the closest thing to an organization that prefers its staff to retain very low profiles. to a public face.
The editor has also started links with Distributor Direct Market Diamond Comic distributors on the 25th anniversary of their exclusive deal, and began distributing their periodicals through two new distributors, a move that has proven unpopular with Direct Market retailers .
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For months, Newsarama has also been tracking changes that seem to indicate a more significant strategic push towards original digital post , and this week 's news does not indicate that the push will continue or accelerate further.
G Considering DC's size relative to its parent company and the value of DC's intellectual property in media streams such as movies, TV, animation, games video and licensed consumer products, what kind of comic book publisher will emerge from these important organizational changes be the story to follow in the months to come.