Landslide Victory for Disneyland Resort Cast Members Who Vote to Unionize

Landslide Victory for Disneyland Resort Cast Members Who Vote to Unionize Disneyland Resort performers have voted to join Actors’ Equity Association, the union representing professional actors and stage managers. With nearly 80% support, the character performers, parade dancers, and their trainers overwhelmingly voted in favor of unionization. This decision impacts

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Disneyland Union Election for Disney Character and Parade Performers Coming Next Week

Disneyland Union Election for Disney Character and Parade Performers Coming Next Week The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has scheduled a union election for character performers and parade cast members at Disneyland Resort. Voting will take place May 15-18th on-site at Disneyland, Disney California Adventure,and Disney-owned hotels in Anaheim. Related

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Union Representation Coming for 1,700 Disneyland Characters and Parades Cast Members in Disneyland

Union Representation Coming for 1,700 Disneyland Characters and Parades Cast Members in Disneyland Union representation for 1,700 Disneyland characters and parades Cast Members is coming soon! Calling themselves “Magic United,” Cast Members who work in the Disneyland resort’s Characters and Parades departments announced today that they are unionizing with Actors’

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Cast Member Unions in talks with Disney over vaccine requirements

Recently, Disney announced that all U.S. salaried and non-union cast members must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Now unions representing cast members are in negotiations with Disney regarding the vaccination mandate. Related – Disney begins talks with Unions on requiring Vaccines for all Cast Members “UNITE HERE Local 737, along with

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Universal Orlando Raises Minimum Wage to $12/Hour

Starting in February 2019, Team Members working for minimum wage at Universal Orlando will see a pay increase to $12/Hour. Tom Schroder, a Universal spokesman, states the decision was “long-planned”. Schroder wrote in an email, “Today’s announcement and the related adjustments we’ll be making means an increase in wages for

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Disneyland Withholds $1,000 Bonuses for Hotel Workers Until They Agree to Contract Offer

    A union representing 2,700 housekeepers and other low-wage workers at Disneyland Resort filed a federal unfair labor practice complaint Tuesday against the entertainment giant for holding a promised $1,000 bonus “hostage” during contract negotiations. The National Labor Relations charge by Unite Here Local 11 came the day after a written

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Walt Disney World and Union Fail to Reach Agreement on Cast Member Wages

As we have been reporting, the largest Union of Walt Disney World Cast Members and Disney have been involved in negotiations since August to increase Cast Member’s wages. Both sides met at the bargaining table again yesterday and failed to meet an agreement. Since no agreement was met, both parties

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Contract Negotiations Between Disney and the Reedy Creek Firefighters Ongoing

The Reedy Creek Firefighters have been working for 2 years without a contract while they negotiated with Disney. Recently a special magistrate, James D. Stokes made a final decision regarding the negotiations and it appears that Disney has rejected the Magistrate’s final ruling. WDW Info reports that the union was asking for

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Small victory for Reedy Creek firefighter union at Walt Disney World

Reedy Creek Fire & Rescue IAFF local 2117, which is the Walt Disney World’s firefighters have been working without a contract for almost 2 years. They haven’t been able to reach any agreement with the Disney controlled Reedy Creek Improvement District, however this week a small victory has been won.

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Disney World’s Policy Regarding Character Confidentiality is Being Questioned

A Union rep from Disney World Performers is challenging a policy they have in place that forbids the characters performers from saying what character they portray online and in print media. They have always not been a fan of a character performer revealing what character they play in the parks.

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