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Now Sing…

The folks in Disney World management have laced up their Ursula costume and foisted a contract upon the unionized employees to sign. It was rejected by a large margin. An opening salvo in what looks to be a long dragged out negotiation between managment and the union.

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A Unionized Mouse

Two items on the union front today. First, and I don’t have a link for this yet, is news that Disneyland’s Security Department, which operates under a separate union from the hourly cast members, is picketing the park for unfair labor and negotiation tactics. They’re… Read More »A Unionized Mouse

Mary Poppins

As we approach the 49th Birthday for Disneyland (you’re going to be there, right?) it’s as good a time as every to look at one of the best Walt Disney related websites on the internet – The Walt Disney Family Museum. This most recent issue… Read More »Mary Poppins

When will they learn?

Rumors are again circulating about the demise of one of Disneyland’s most cherished, but least visited, attractions. Yes. The eyes of park management have turned once more toward Great Moments with Mr Lincoln and this time the famous attration’s fate may already be sealed.

What is known is that current announced plans for the celebration surrounding the 50th Anniversary of Disneyland call for Mr Lincoln to take a hiatus for the length of the celebration. Part of what’s leading to the rumors is that ever since Light Magic, The Keel Boats, and the Submarine Voyage (despite Marty Sklar’s famous speed bump on Harbor Blvd speach) all went on ‘hiatus’ and never came back, hiatus has become a Disney codeword for ‘sent out to pasture’ aka retired. Needless to say this revelation is causing the bunching of many a panty.

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