Want to work for Mickey Mouse? The annual spring hiring event at Walt Disney World is underway as part of an effort to fill over 3,500 roles across the resort. Available positions include full-time, part-time and seasonal roles within housekeeping, transportation, lifeguard, food and beverage… Read More »Walt Disney World searching for 3,500 new cast members
Walt Disney World workers are planning to rally for improved wages. Right now six unions represent around 38,000 of Walt Disney World’s workers. They’re in the middle of negotiations to earn higher wages and improve the living conditions for them and their families. The group… Read More »Walt Disney World workers to rally for higher wages
Over 16,000 Disney employees who work for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Disney Vacation Club Management in Florida are eligible for back wages after the Mouse House met with the US Department of Labor and agreed to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act… Read More »Disney to pay back wages after agreement with US Labor Department
The Walt Disney World resort made a surprise donation of $500,000 to the Homeless Impact Fund to help share the joy of the holiday season and care for families in need. The Fund, which represents the largest commitment to housing for the homeless in Central… Read More »Holiday donation of $500,000 given to Central Florida Homeless Impact Fund by Walt Disney World
With “it’s a small world” down for an extended refurbishment, Disneyland Paris has an opportunity to collect all the coins that were ritually thrown in the water ways and fountains by guests. Last Monday Cast Members and Disney VoluntEARS were fitted with boots, shovels, brooms… Read More »What happens to all those coins you toss in fountains at Disney?
Disney CEO Bob Iger had an impressive compensation package for 2014. His total take rose 35% over 2013 to $46.6 million. Now that pales in comparison to some of Michael Eisner’s massive compensation packages (back in 1997 Eisner received over $575 million when you include… Read More »Disney CEO’s Huge 2014 Pay Package
Each year Disney’s community of volunteer cast members head back to the communities where they live and play and help charities and nonprofits that are near and dear to their hearts. These “VoluntEARS” spend countless hours on community initiatives such as mentoring students, organizing donations… Read More »Disney VoluntEARS work leads to real dollars for local charities
Year after year, Disney VoluntEARS participate in a number of regular events. One of the events they most look forward to is the Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon. This past weekend more than 5,000 Cast Members teamed up to bowl for a cause at the annual Junior… Read More »Disney Cast Members Raise $250,000 for Non-Profit in Bowl-A-Thon