Disney (DIS) CEO Bob Iger has been back in his role as chief executive for over a year as he addresses employees in Disney's annual Town Hall on Tuesday. Yahoo Finance Senior Reporter Alexandra Canal breaks down what topics Iger remains focused on, including his strategy around the multinational media company's linear TV segment and concerns from activist investor Nelson Peltz. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
Disney CEO Bob Iger is content with his decision to return to the company — despite the many challenges he's faced so far.
The workers have filed with the National Labor Relations Board for an official union election and sought representation by the Animation Guild and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE). "Artists and writers who do the same work for the same studios should have the same rights and standards on the job, regardless of where they live," Animation Guild organizer Ben Speight said in a statement. Walt Disney Animation Studios was among employers that did not extend union contracts to remote workers hired outside of LA County, resulting in lower pay and limited benefits, the guild added.