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Disney Agrees To Raise Minimum Wage After Nearly A Year Of Talks

Negotiations between Disney and unions over wages lasted nine months.
Posted at 3:35 PM, Aug 26, 2018

There's good news for Walt Disney World workers: Employees will likely be getting raises and bonuses soon.

After almost a year of negotiations, Disney and workers' unions agreed to raise park and resort employees' minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2021.

Disney also agreed to pay out the promised $1,000 bonuses that were put on hold during negotiations.

Hundreds of Disney workers protested low wages last year. Their minimum starting wage was $10 an hour at the time.

The deal will be voted on by union members on Sept. 5 and is expected to pass easily.

Additional reporting by Newsy affiliate CNN.