Disney Workers Split on Approving First Major Post-Shutdown Contract
Today marks Mickey Mouse’s 93rd birthday, but not all Disneyland Resort workers woke up in a mood to celebrate.
After months of negotiations, thousands of employees represented by the Master Services Council cast their ballots the day before on a contract primed to raise wages to a minimum of $18 an hour by 2023 while providing seniority-based bonuses.
When all ballots were tallied, Disney’s California Adventure workers voted to ratify the contract while Disneyland Park workers rejected it, an unprecedented split decision as the two theme parks form separate units.
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