Tag Archives: Disney CEO Bob Iger

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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Ghosts of the Past Still Haunt the Walt Disney Company

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It’s been a little over three years since the world was first taken over by the pandemic. While the world is certainly irrevocably changed for it, and we’re slowly coming out of the pandemic, there are still parts of the world where the effects of COVID-19 are still felt. It appears that the House of Mouse is not past this ...

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Disney Acknowledges “Labor Disputes” In Message to Shareholders

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The Walt Disney Company has just sent the 2023 Proxy Statement to Disney shareholders, and there have already been many takeaways from the document (including a controversial proposal and a surprising reveal about Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger and his expensive fixation on personal security). In the 2023 Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Proxy Statement that was ...

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Disney CEO Spends $830,000 on Personal Security Despite Company’s Financial Struggles

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The Walt Disney Company has been experiencing a lot of ups and downs lately, so Disney stockholders are keeping a close eye on their investment — especially since plenty of Disney shareholders are also passionate Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort enthusiasts who visit the Disney Parks often and pay attention to the theme parks’ goings-on. The Walt Disney ...

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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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Iger Continues In-House Shakeup With Major Staff Change

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Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger is apparently not done with his ‘renovations’ inside the company! According to Deadline, Human Resources executive Sonia Coleman is being promoted to Senior EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer and her predecessor Paul Richardson “is leaving the company after more than 15 years” (whether or not Richardson’s exit was a layoff is unclear). Sonia Coleman ...

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Disney’s Latest Move to Regain Trust: Lowers Prices in This Way

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Disney’s pricing strategy has been in the news a lot recently. Most obviously, fans have been criticizing the Walt Disney Company for how much they raised these prices, particularly for the Disney Parks in the first place. However, as of the most recent update, it isn’t just fans; even Disney CEO Bob Iger recently admitted that Disney’s pricing had been ...

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Hey Iger, Bring Back the Magical Express

Bring Back Magical Express

It’s been more than 100 days since Bob Iger took back the reins as CEO of the Walt Disney Company from Bob Chapek. He’s been doing a little house cleaning since then and trying to bring the Disney Company back into the black. But for those of us who are Theme Park Guests, the changes have been a little light. ...

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