A march is planned for Friday at 2 PM at 12151 S. Apopka Vineland Road, where Cast Members will walk up and down Lake Buena Vista Boulevard through Walt Disney World. A similar protest is also expected on Friday in Anaheim, California, home to the Disneyland Resort.
Event organizer Nick Caturano told Fox 35, “We understand that COVID-19 is a very real health concern that we all have to take seriously, but many cast members have a legitimate basis for refusing vaccination.”
Caturano added that Cast Members are refusing the vaccine for many reasons, including religious beliefs, medical concerns, as well as those who believe in attaining a natural immunity or simply want to have control over their decision, saying “so many cast members felt alone and felt like they were the only ones who thought this was wrong. I think we were made to feel that way on purpose. But we have connected now, and we are pushing back.”
Saturday marks the deadline for many Cast Members to receive at least one dose of the vaccine. Those who don’t take the vaccine may risk being fired from their jobs.
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