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...