Today almost 14,000 Walt Disney World unionized Cast Members voted for a new contract that promises to raise their starting wage by 50% to $15 an hour by the year 2021. This move will make Walt Disney World’s one of the highest entry-level wage within… Read More »Walt Disney World’s largest unions approve contract with path to $15 an hour starting wage
Earlier this week, Disney’s largest group of unionized employees, the Service Trades Council Union, voted on a contract offer made by Walt Disney World. Negotiations have been going on for months as union leaders and Disney have tried to find middle ground that would be… Read More »Disney workers reject resort’s new contract offer
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
The long running contentious battle between Disneyland and the Unite Here Local 11 union has come to an end. A new five year agreement shows a little compromise by both sides, but the union did have to make a concession on one of its largest… Read More »Disneyland and Hotel Union End Contentious Strike
Okay. Local 11 of the Unite Here union that’s currently battling Disneyland Resort over better working conditions and health care has a new video out featuring their ironic spokesperson Mr. Micky Mouth interviewing Roseanne Barr. Apparently this was part of the campaign to get Motion… Read More »Disneyland Hotel Union and Roseanne Barr?
After the recent despicable actions of Unite Here Local 11 at the Disneyland resort, I had resolved not to comment on their campaign for improved working conditions and better health care coverage for their members. But their current campaign is much more powerful and, if… Read More »Could Union Protests derail Toy Story 3 Oscar Run?
A few days ago members of the Unite HERE Local 11 were reportedly seen handing out flyers near Disneyland. Normally this would be an acceptable behavior for a union that is in a three year dispute with the theme park and resort over benefits, working… Read More »Union in Dispute with Disneyland Ups the Ante with Risky Flyer
We first reported on the labor strife between UNITE here and the Disneyland Resort back in February 2008, since then there have been cast members arrested while dressed like Mickey Mouse, picketing, fasting, and more. But the one thing there hasn’t been is a meeting… Read More »Federal Board enters Disneyland Hotel Strike Equation