Disneyland lashes workers with “electronic whip”

“Anaheim laundry workers monitored by giant big screens aim to keep productivity high as they worry about paying more for healthcare.

“In the basements of the Disneyland and Paradise Pier hotels in Anaheim, big flat-screen monitors hang from the walls in rooms where uniformed crews do laundry. The monitors are like scoreboards, with employees’ work speeds compared to one another. Workers are listed by name, so their colleagues can see who is quickest at loading pillow cases, sheets and other items into a laundry machine.

“It should come as no surprise that at the happiest place on Earth, not all the employees are smiling.”

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