Disneyland may seem to be the place where dreams come true and, for many children and adults it could well be. However, if you are one of the Disney employees currently fighting for a promised bonus that did not materialize, your opinion of the corporation may be slightly less positive. In January of this year, bosses at several Walt Disney Co. theme parks promised $1,000 bonuses to around 125,000 employees, following cuts to the corporate tax rate. According to union officials, these bonuses are being withheld by Disney while contract negotiations are ongoing.
Although Disney allegedly told these 125,000 workers that they would be paid the bonuses in two installments, planned for March and September 2018, the corporation now states that the bonuses are, in fact, part of an ongoing negotiation relating to contracts. With these negotiations continuing for over a year so far, Disney has said that the bonuses will not be paid until proposed contracts are accepted and signed. Union officials have claimed that these contracts are not acceptable to them, or to Disney employees. The Service Trades Council is currently acting on behalf of approximately 35,000 Disney workers.
Withholding bonuses in the workplace is not a usual occurrence, but neither should it be accepted as normal behavior. If you are having problems of any kind at work, legal representation from a Los Angeles employment law attorney could be the solution.
While there are unscrupulous employers, there will be employment law issues. If your working environment or treatment you receive at work is making you feel uncomfortable or unhappy, you may benefit from working with a Los Angeles employment law attorney.
Some of the regular workplace issues we help with include sexual harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, and various forms of discrimination. The following list is not by any means exhaustive but illustrates how wide our employment law skillset is. At The Rager Law Firm, Los Angeles, we have successfully obtained compensation for:
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If you have been a victim of any kind of discrimination, sexual harassment, or other unfavorable behavior in the workplace, you may be entitled to claim for damages. A Los Angeles employment law attorney from The Rager Law Firm can help you successfully win your lawsuit.
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