Disney World unions reach tentative deal delivering $18 minimum wage in 2023

Disney World cast members score a better ‘best’ offer from Walt Disney World, celebrated as a victory on Thursday

By McKenna Schueler

After months of fighting for wages that keep up with Central Florida's cost of living, the six labor unions representing Disney World employees in Orlando have reached a tentative agreement with the multinational company that would deliver an $18 minimum wage for workers this year. Over the life of the five-year contract, the more than 40,000 Disney World workers covered by the agreement would see their pay rise between $5.50 to $8.60 per hour, with a $3 minimum raise arriving in full for all workers by the end of the year...

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