Author: Mercedes

Disneyland Workers Demand Raise

Hundreds rally at Disneyland’s front gates As little progress is made in negotiations Hundreds of Disneyland cast members and their supporters marched through the streets of Anaheim July 3, carrying signs and shouting their demands for a living and better working conditions. The half-mile trek began near one of the busiest intersection in Anaheim and ended at Disneyland’s Harbor Blvd. entrance, passing some of the park’s most famous icons along the way. The purple shirts of the SEIU and yellow shirts worn by UFCW supporters colored most of the long and winding mass of activists as police escorted them...

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Join Hundreds of Union Members Sunday July 8

Minimal Progress Made in June 25-26 Bargaining Join Hundreds of Union Members Sunday, July 8 in Orange County! Orange County, June 26 – Union negotiators initially made some progress addressing labor and management interests. But by the second day, negotiators had to contend with: Management proposals that were made and then withdrawn Management proposal to eliminate 15-year old “provisions in the National or Local Agreements that prohibit the employer from cancelling or reassigning staff.” Kaiser proposed to be able to cancel shifts without pay up to two hours before shift start time, proposing to pay for half of the...

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