Keep in mind that these are unconfirmed rumours off of Twitter. This would be the same department that was trying to unionize in late 2015/early 2016.
Perhaps related to their attempt to unionize. Classic MPC — treating their artists like shitty, replaceable cogs who need to stay in line. https://t.co/KCcNrylE8y— Mystery VFX Artist (@VFXSailor) April 4, 2017