Disneyland Workers Sue For Higher Wages
Disney workers are taking Orange County’s largest employer to court over its evasion of a living wage law passed by Anaheim voters last year. Back then, Disney had already agreed to raise pay for many — but not all — of its workers to $15 per hour while at the negotiating table with several unions during the heated ballot campaign. Even non-union “cast members,” as workers are called in Disney-speak, got a raise before the election. Still, a majority of voters expected the more than 30,000-strong workforce to be covered under the law.
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