Disney workers awarded more than $433K in back pay


This article comes to us from Jeff Weiner at the Orlando Sentinel.Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has agreed to pay almost half a million dollars in back pay to employees as a result of violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Thursday.An agency investigation revealed that inventory control clerks in the company’s food and beverage department were not paid for work activities that occurred before and after their shifts, labor officials … [Read more...]

Selena Gomez and The Scene Mixes It Up With myRMX on the iPhone/iPod


myRMX and Hollywood Records have released a myRMX App for Selena Gomez and The Scene for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Ms. Gomez, Disney star and teen celebrity, is putting her fans first by giving them the opportunity to re-imagine her music with myRMX and share their creations with friends and the social web. The Selena Gomez and The Scene/myRMX App will include “I Don’t Miss You At All”and “I Won’t Apologize” from the Gold Certified album “Kiss and Tell”.Both songs were chosen for the myRMX … [Read more...]

Marvel Pic of the Day – Marvel Pedicure

Ok Nerds here is a very cool and interesting paint job on some Marvel Fans Toes. I am going to show this to my wife and see if she would run our and get them done like the girl in this picture. Cross your fingers :)Source … [Read more...]

Disney withdraws from Annie Awards

This article comes to us from Variety.Hollywood's longest running toon kudofest, which Disney has sponsored since its first year in 1972, will have to go on without submissions or support from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios. "After more than a year of discussions with the ASIFA board, we have regretfully decided to withdraw from the organization and no longer participate in the annual Annie Awards," said Disney-Pixar prexy Ed Catmull."We believe there is an issue with the way … [Read more...]

Muslim hostess and Disney still at odds over headscarf with video

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This article comes to us from USA Today.A Muslim woman who sued Disney last week for refusing to let her wear a religious headscarf at her job as a Disneyland Resort restaurant hostess says she has been suspended without pay for turning down the company's alternatives - including a large hat and bow-tie bonnet she called "humiliating" and "embarrassing."In the photo provided by Unite Here Local 11, Imane Boudlal is shown wearing a hat-and-bonnet that Disney suggested she … [Read more...]