Disney Union Agreement Reached

A majority of Walt Disney World's largest union coalition approved their contract after months of negotiations.President of the Services Trades Council, a group of the 6 unions which make up about 20,800 full-time employees has confirmed the results.Leaders of 2 of the unions in the STC are decrying the contracts, blaming Disney for dividing the unions.  They had urged their members to reject the contracts, but a majority made of the other 4 unions voted in favor of the new … [Read more...]




Tom Staggs – Overview of Parks & Resorts Report in plain English

 If you were the Chairman of WD Parks & Resorts, what would you announce for the coming years? What would you be excited about in regards to what has already been announced? Would you start your Report with bad jokes?Well, that’s what present Chairman Tom Staggs did as he delved into this Report. What follows are some highlights, along with a comment or two from yours truly:Tom started with a lame FastPass joke before announcing that it has been a fantastic year. Then he … [Read more...]




Nordstrom and Disney Celebrate 45th Anniversary of ‘It’s A Small World’ With Kid’s Fashion Apparel

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Nordstrom and Disney Consumer Products (DCP) will celebrate the 45th anniversary of the beloved 'it's a small world' attraction at Disneyland® park with a whimsical collection of stylish children's apparel, accessories and footwear beginning today. The collection is inspired by world-renowned Disney artist Mary Blair's original mid-century artwork created for the attraction, and by Walt Disney's belief that we are united in our love of children and our dreams of a better tomorrow.(See … [Read more...]




Sorcerer Radio Update (week of 2/28)

Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen

Greetings Disney fans!This week Sorcerer Radio kicks off Mardi Gras Week beginning this Tuesday March 1st with the SorCom Review with host Eric Allen at 8 a.m./eastern! Tune in and hear the magic of Mardi Gras with music from Disneyland's New Orleans Square, Walt Disney World's Port Orleans resort, Pirates of the Carrabean attractions and films and Princess and the Frog! Get in the NOLA party spirit during Sorcerer Radio mornings starting this Tuesday at 8 a.m./eastern.Wednesday, 3/2 we … [Read more...]




Disney Channel Casts Pilot For Musical Comedy ‘Madison High’

 A favorite star from “High School Musical” will be joined by six multitalented performers in a new music and dance-driven comedy pilot, “Madison High” (working title). The series pilot introduces a troupe of theater students led by the melodramatic drama teacher Ms. Darbus, a beloved character from the cultural sensation “High School Musical.” Production on the pilot begins in March in consideration for a Disney Channel series to premiere in early 2012.To drive the storyline, … [Read more...]