Disney’s Florida Workers Are Voting on a Proposed Minimum Wage Boost to $15
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A parade at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom park in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, is pictured in 2016. Workers at the resort are voting Thursday on a new contract that would raise starting minimum wage to $15 an hour. Jeff Krause / Flickr
Skift Take: If the contract is approved, this wage increase will cost Disney. But the entertainment giant is hugely profitable, in large part thanks to its theme parks — and its workers are crucial to the guest experience. Better-paid, happier workers will be good for the company and its customers.