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Union takes healthcare protest to gates of Disney’s headquarters
Los Angeles Times - Patrick J. McDonnell

Disney workers embroiled in a bitter dispute with management over healthcare rallied Wednesday outside the entertainment giant’s Burbank headquarters. Five employees launched a hunger strike. “Shame on Disney!” declared Maria Elena Durazo, head of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, who appeared at the rally. “They’re making big profits while trying to deny working people affordable healthcare.”