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Disney pulls the plug on its proposed luxury hotel in Anaheim, citing the loss of a tax break

October 11, 2018 |

The Walt Disney Co. has canceled plans to build a 700-room luxury hotel near its Anaheim resort, citing the city’s elimination of a tax rebate agreement that would have saved the media giant $ 267 million over 20 years.

The cancellation of the hotel — what would have been the fourth at the resort…


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Anaheim City Council gets an earful over opinion that Disneyland Resort won’t be subject to ‘living wage’ measure

October 10, 2018 |

Business leaders and union organizers clashed at a crowded Anaheim City Council meeting Tuesday night as the city attorney delivered his legal opinion that the Disneyland Resort won’t be subject to a Nov. 6 ballot measure requiring certain hospitality businesses to pay workers a “living wage.”


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Anaheim officially puts an end to tax breaks for Disneyland Resort

August 29, 2018 |

The Anaheim City Council voted Tuesday to end agreements that offer the Disneyland Resort tax breaks for investing in its theme parks and an adjacent shopping district, a move requested by theme park owner Walt Disney Co.

After sometimes heated debate, the council voted unanimously to end the incentive…


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Disney wants to end tax incentive deals with Anaheim in an attempt to improve relationship with city

August 22, 2018 |

Amid growing animosity between Anaheim and Walt Disney Co., the president of the media giant’s Disneyland Resort asked the city to end all tax incentive deals in hopes of promoting “cooperation and goodwill.”

The move marks an end to the way Disney has long done business in the home town of its…


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Disney puts luxury hotel plan on hold in feud with Anaheim over $267 million in subsidies

August 16, 2018 |

Walt Disney Co. has put a hold on plans to build a luxury hotel in the Disneyland Resort’s shopping district, citing a feud with Anaheim officials over tax subsidies that the Burbank media giant was expecting to get from operating the hotel.

The dispute centers on a $ 267-million tax break that…


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Disney and other opponents of Anaheim living wage measure say it will have ‘severe consequences’

August 11, 2018 |

Opponents of a ballot measure to require the Disneyland Resort and some hotels in Anaheim to pay a living wage say it will have severe consequences for businesses and neighborhoods.

Opponents, including the popular resort and the city’s Chamber of Commerce, on Friday night submitted their position…


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Anaheim City Council votes to put ‘living wage’ initiative on its November ballot

June 20, 2018 |

After emotional statements from Disneyland workers and Anaheim business owners, a divided Anaheim City Council voted Tuesday to put on its November ballot a measure that would require hospitality operations that accept a city subsidy to pay a “living wage.”

The council narrowly rejected a proposal…


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Initiative to give Disneyland workers a ‘living wage’ qualifies for the ballot in Anaheim

June 14, 2018 |

Unions that represent workers at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim are one step closer to requiring the theme park to pay its employees a “living wage.”

The Orange County Registrar of Voters has certified that a petition to force major Anaheim employers who get city subsidies to boost their workers’…


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Three-quarters of employees surveyed at Disney’s Anaheim resort say they can’t afford basic living expenses

March 1, 2018 |

Only weeks after Walt Disney Co. reported better-than-expected profit, a survey at the company’s Anaheim theme parks found that 73% of employees questioned don’t earn enough to pay for such expenses as rent, food and gas.

The online survey, funded by labor groups pushing for higher wages for workers…


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Anaheim breaks tourism record for fifth straight year with 24.2 million visitors

February 13, 2018 |

A bigger convention center and two popular theme parks helped the city of Anaheim break its tourism record — again.

Anaheim welcomed 24.2 million visitors in 2017, about a 5% increase over the 23 million visitors in the previous year and more than 30% higher than 2012, according to Visit Anaheim,…


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