The coaster has been under construction in full view of guests for more than a year.
The two houses will again be open Sept. 26-27 and then from Oct. 3 through Nov. 1.
Premier passholders can register for a preview on Friday, Sept. 18.
The rumor was reported by WDW News Today, a site which once said it was "at war" with the Walt Disney Company.
“We are working to reopen the ride as soon as possible,” Universal said.
This is the second round of layoffs at the resort since it reopened in June.
The layoffs at Universal Orlando affected multiple business units, though the resort did not say how many workers were being let go.
The perks include dedicated parking and security lines for APs from June 8-July 5.
The team member preview was the first time the Universal parks had seen crowds in 77 days.