Disney workers rally for better pay as unions bargain new contract
Disney workers march along Maingate Lane and U.S. Highway 192 in Kissimmee, Florida, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. - Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS

If it weren’t for the assistance of their parents, Disney World worker Amethyst Bennett said she and her husband, a Universal employee, would be unable to afford formula and diapers for their 9-month-old daughter despite both working full-time. Bennett, 28, held a sign that read, “Full-Time Can’t Buy Formula” as she took turns pushing daughter Shealyn’s stroller during a Wednesday rally with a couple hundred other Disney workers, many still in their costumes from work, asking the company for higher pay. “Being able to make magic and also provide for her would mean my entire life,” said Bennett...