^Keystone Ski Patrollers. Courtesy: FACEBOOK/Keystone Resort
The votes were reportedly 35-34 in favor of not unionizing.
The decision was a blow for patrollers who wanted to join a union like their counterparts at Park City Mountain Resort, Stevens Pass, Telluride, and now Breckenridge.
You can read the full article by Summit Daily here.
I’m not going to play politics here, but it does seem odd that Vail Resorts only pays ski patrollers $1/hour more than their entry-level employees.
Ski patrollers are responsible for life-saving first aid, avalanche mitigation, and the overall safety of thousands of guests each season.
Surely a little more compensation is reasonable?
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