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Groot joins the Enchanted Tiki Room. Photo by Ken Lund [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr, modified.

Tiki Room birds unionize, demand higher wages

If their demands aren't met, they'll fly the coop. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- "Most little birdies will fly away, but the Tiki Room birds are here every day." That's the opening line in a complaint filed Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board against the Disney Company. In the complaint, the birds "and other performers" in the Enchanted Tiki Room say that they are underpaid, and have threatened to form a union. The labor dispute is well-timed by the performers, as Disney was ... Read more