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  • Around The Hub – Sunday Night News and Links
    Around The Hub – Sunday Night News and Links

    Wow, it’s been a crazy last couple of days. So let’s get right to it. Disney’s acquisition of Marvel is still not official, but already it’s having an impact. Of course, it’s not always the type of impact that Disney might hope for. For instance, Super Hero Squad is a…

  • Union Protest at Disneyland today
    Union Protest at Disneyland today

    Hanging out around Disneyland today and wondering what all the police presence was about? Well it was another demonstration from Unite Here, you know the ones who had people dress up as Disney characters and get arrested. Well the struggle is still on going and now the union is considering…

  • UNITE HERE Union Encounters Internal Strife
    UNITE HERE Union Encounters Internal Strife

    UNITE HERE, whose Locals 681 and 11 cover Disneyland Resort hotel and restaurant workers, is currently undergoing some internal strife that may have led to a defection of 150,000 of its members to a rival union. As we discussed before (here and here are good starting points) UNITE HERE Local…

  • Disneyland draws quick contract with largest union
    Disneyland draws quick contract with largest union

    Disney has agreed to a contract that ensures yearly raises for the employees in its largest union – the Master Services Council. This includes 6500 employees who work in the two theme parks. Meanwhile the situation drags on with Unite Here who is fighting for a new contract for its…

  • Disneyland Workers claim “Disney is Unfaithful”
    Disneyland Workers claim “Disney is Unfaithful”

    UNITE HERE local 11 has started a blog to keep track of the many ways they see the Walt Disney Company as being unfaithful to its workers and values. Approximately 2,300 employees of the Disneyland Hotels, including bellmen, dishwashers, room attendants, and cooks, have been working without a contract since…

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