Walt Disney had announced that she would stop paying 100,000 of her employees from this week as coronavirus closures continue.
The company said it will still provide full healthcare benefits to all the staff that is place in unpaid leave.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits has been surging since its national lockdown, rising above six million. Protesters have taken to the streets in the US, demanding the reopening of economies.
When the theme parks reopen, Mr. Iger Disney executive chairman has forecast that temperature checks of visitors could become part of its regular routine along with bag checks.