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Disneyland character and parade performers vote to unionize by wide margin, setting up Actors’ Equity to represent 1,700 workers

Posted on AllSides May 19th, 2024
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Disneyland performers who help bring Mickey Mouse, Cinderella and other beloved characters to life at the Southern California resort chose to unionize following a three-day vote culminating on Saturday. The Actors’ Equity Association labor union said in a statement Saturday that cast members for the parades and characters departments at Disney’s theme parks near Los Angeles voted by a wide margin for the union to become the bargaining agent for the group of roughly 1,700 workers. An association website tracking the balloting among cast members indicated passage by 78.7% (953...

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https://fortune.com/2024/05/19/disneyland-character-parade-performers-vote-unionize-actors-equity-worker-safety-wages

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