Disney $1,000 Tax Cut Bonus Held Hostage – Unions

Payment reportedly refused until unions approve new contract

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A coalition of unions at Walt Disney World Resort accuses the company of holding employees’ $1,000 bonuses hostage during contract negotiations.

The Service Trades Council filed a federal complaint on Monday, alleging unfair labor practices and claiming Disney refused to hand over the cash until the unions approve a new contract.

Disney announced in January that it was giving $1,000 bonuses to more than125,000 of its employees after President Donald Trump signed a tax overhaul that reduced the corporate tax rate to 21% from 35%.

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