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Disney workers accuse company of withholding their Trump tax cut bonuses

Disney workers accuse company of withholding their Trump tax cut bonuses

The Disney World puppeteer had to miss his sister's wedding in West Virginia. He had to skip his family reunion in the Dominican Republic.

But after President Donald Trump signed a tax law last December slashing corporate rates, his employer announced it would offer $1,000 bonuses to 125,000 theme park workers, and he thought: I can finally take a vacation.

"That's three weeks salary," said Michael Kirby, 36, who maneuvers Muppets and Little Mermaid characters in Orlando, Fla. "That's a week in the Dominican Republic."

However, it is now unclear whether Kirby, along with 36,000 other unionized Disney workers, will get the bonus. The extra cash is...

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