Tag Archives: Cast Member Union

Walt Disney World Cast Members are FINALLY Getting Their Due

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The fight between Walt Disney World Cast Members and the Walt Disney Company is well-documented and raged on for months before coming to a conclusion that favored the former, giving Cast Members their due after months of negotiations, back-and-forths, protests, and more. Many reports have surfaced about the work environment and lack of proper compensation for Cast Members, and now ...

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Hundreds of Disney Cast Members Rally for a Raise

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Hundreds of Disney Cast Members held a rally on Thursday, March 15, seeking a “living wage” from the Walt Disney Company. Disney and the unions representing its Cast Members have been at an impasse over contract negotiations since the contract with Disney Cast Members expired last October. HAPPENING NOW: Disney Cast members are rallying for better wages behind Magic Kingdom ...

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Bob Iger Promotes Cast Members’ “Greatest Champion”, Promising Better Treatment

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Central Florida residents, Walt Disney Company stockholders, and Disney Fanatics are already familiar with the as-yet unsuccessful wage negotiations between the Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members’ union and their employer. Many Cast Members have shared their struggles with poverty on social media — and in protests — making it clear that they are struggling to afford basic necessities like ...

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Former Employee Begs For Support As Disney Continues “Jerking Around” Cast Members

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Walt Disney World Resort fans, Walt Disney Company stockholders, and anyone who follows Central Florida news will be familiar with the ongoing tension that exists between the Walt Disney Company and its Walt Disney World employees, whose union is fighting to get them raises. Now one former Cast Member has joined in the conflict — which has continued for months, ...

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Disney Faces Backlash Again After Donating $100K To Homeless Floridians — But Not To Homeless Cast Members


The Walt Disney Company has been under fire lately due to unpleasant wage negotiations and Cast Members’ well-publicized poverty-related struggles — but Disney has just donated thousands of dollars to a Central Florida charity that focuses on homelessness, despite the controversy. The happy news about Disney’s $100,000 donation to the Youth Center Transformation at the Coalition for the Homeless of Central ...

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Is A Disney World Cast Member Strike Becoming Inevitable?

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Tensions have been rising between the Walt Disney Company and the Unions representing Cast Members across the parks, roughly 45,000 Disney employees. And now, with negotiations seemingly at an impasse with the unions overwhelmingly rejecting Disney’s offer and Disney rejecting the union’s request, a strike could be the next step for the workers. The contract between Disney and its Cast ...

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Disney CEO Antagonizes Cast Members Again


When former Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger returned from his not-so-retired-retirement to replace Disney’s much-maligned CEO Bob Chapek and take the helm once again, many Disney fans were ecstatic. However, Iger has faced many challenges since returning to the position of Disney’s CEO, with one big issue being the wage negotiations with Disney’s unionized employees (which have not gone ...

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“Disney Doesn’t Want Guests to Think of Cast Members as People”: Mouse House in Trouble Again

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Disney can’t seem to get it right. The Mouse House has been on the receiving end of much criticism lately, including now, with the recent union developments. The battle between the Central Florida Cast Members union and the Walt Disney Company for Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members has been in the news for a while now. We’ve reported before ...

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Cast Member Union Officially Rejects Disney World Wage Offer

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Once again, Walt Disney World officials and the Cast Member Union UNITE HERE LOCAL 737 are going back to the negotiating table. Earlier this week, it was reported that Union Leaders rejected the wage increase offered by Disney World. Despite the fact that the new contract would keep Disney’s minimum wage increase vastly ahead of the State of Florida’s current ...

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Cast Member Union Leaders Say ‘No’ to Disney’s Offer

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Negotiations continue between The Walt Disney Company and Walt Disney World Resort Cast Member Union Local 737 regarding an increase in pay for the service industry employees. The latest reports show Disney delivered an offer, and the Union does not like what they see. Related: Cast Members Reflect on ‘Traditions’ Amid Turbulent Period for Theme Parks According to the Orlando ...

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