In 2018, unionized Disney workers negotiated to raise minimum wages from $10 to $15 — and even more for Housekeepers and Cooks. As other Orlando hospitality employers raised their workers’ pay to keep up with the union standard at Disney, tens of thousands of Orlando tourism workers finally achieved financial stability. For a time, a $15 wage put some families on track with a living wage.
But the skyrocketing cost of living has put Orlando tourism workers and their communities back in economic danger.
Our message is simple: Orlando tourism workers need a raise!