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    Disney Descendant Slams Executive Pay

    Days after blasting CEO Bob Iger’s $65 million salary as “insane,” filmmaker Abigail Disney — the grandchild of co-founder Roy Disney — expanded on her thoughts about unequal compensation via Twitter yesterday. Dismissing the company’s efforts to pay over minimum wage and offer educational opportunities as “a dodge,” she added that the pay disparity “so violates … our innate sense of fairness it is impossible not to wince.”

    How big is the gap? A recent study found that Iger’s 2018 compensation was more than 1,400 times the median Disney wage.

    Read OZY’s Flashback about when Disney dabbled in sex ed.

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