Four Unions Approve Disneyland Resort Contract Raising Pay to $15 an Hour
Throughout the day, workers stuffed a big ballot box at the Lincoln Theater inside Disneyland where an animatronic Honest Abe has entertained park goers for decades. By nighttime, voters belonging to a council of four unions approved a new three-year Master Services contract on Thursday that includes significant increases for thousands of minimum wage earners. Workers making $11 an hour will see their pay improve to a $15 hourly wage come January 1, 2019–the same rate and effective date as the first proposed hike under a living wage ballot measure for subsidized resort companies before Anaheim voters in November.
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