Yesterday we told you about Knott's Berry Farm's Timber Mountain Log Ride, which opened in July 1969, undergoing a multimillion-dollar makeover starting this month.Now comes word Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, which opened in September 1979, is getting a $4 million rehab itself beginnin ... More >>
UPDATE, DEC. 8, 10:41 A.M.: The ballots have been counted and the results announced. The fierce feud is over.An "overwhelming majority" of UNITE HERE Local 11 members who cast ballots yesterday voted in support of the new collective bargaining agreement with Disneyland Resort.
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UPDATED, 1:59 p.m.: About 20 Disneyland workers stood outside the driveway that leads into the Grand Californian for a press conference announcing a class-action lawsuit against Disneyland. Although the suit portends to represent more than 20,000 Mouse minions, it was strictly a Unite HERE/progre ... More >>
The union that represents Anaheim Disney Resort motel workers is being criticized for a flier being distributed to guests of the theme parks that warns, "Keep Your Children Close! Places Like Disneyland are a Magnet for 'Pedophiles.'""Has Local 11 gone too far?" begins a thread on Mouse Planet, a ... More >>
Imane BoudlalUPDATE: Disney releases a statement (see end of post) . . . Disneyland is allowing a Muslim worker to wear her religious headscarf in a position where she interacts with the public.However, the woman in question is not Imane Boudlal, the hostess at Storyteller's Cafe in Disney's Gran ... More >>
UPDATED: As promised, the Disney statement (see end of post) . . . Sorry to disappoint the commenters demanding the Weekly to drop this story, but the Muslim restaurant hostess who has clashed with her Anaheim Disney Resort employers over the right to wear a religious headscarf on the job has bee ... More >>
Photo by Megan BresciniHotel workers and supporters picket Disney in February.Disneyland Resort is engaged in "unfair labor practices" with its hotel workers, charges the National Labor Relations Board, which has scheduled an August hearing on the matter.Disney, which has three hotels in Anaheim, ... More >>