Actually, this picture was at a protest rally last November. But, he's planning to do it again next Tuesday. And, he's asking clergy to help.
"Disney Be Faithful" is an organization that represents thousands of workers at Disney World here in Anaheim. You know. "The Happiest Place on Earth."
Here's some information which some of the organizers handed out this morning in front of the Convention Center.
Disney is Faithful to its Shareholders:The very polite, articulate young man I spoke with this morning told me that a coalition of three organizations - The Episcopal Network for Economic Justice, Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice and Disneyland Hotel Workers - are going to stage a
• Disney’s net income in the first half of Fiscal Year 2009 was nearly $1.46 billion.
• Disney’s leaders are among the highest paid in the world. In Fiscal Year 2008, Disney CEO Robert Iger made $30.6 million.
Disney, Be Faithful to your Employees:
• Disney wants to take away our union family health insurance. We will be forced to pay up to hundreds of dollars per month for family health insurance. Many families will lose their insurance.
• Disney wants to take away full-time jobs and forcing many of us into “casual regular” positions with no health insurance at all, no vacation, and less than full rights.
Tuesday, July 14
In front of the Convention Center on Katella Ave.
He asked me if I would be one of the clergy to "anoint" some of the workers for the work of justice.
You know I'm going to be there.
If you are in Anaheim, I hope you'll join us.
If you are not, I hope you'll be with us in spirit and prayer.
"The people. United. Will NEVER be defeated. "