Keystone Ski Patrollers Vote Against Unionizing

Keystone Ski Patrollers Vote Against Unionizing

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Keystone Ski Patrollers Vote Against Unionizing

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^Keystone Ski Patrollers. Courtesy: FACEBOOK/Keystone Resort

of Summit Daily is reporting that a recent vote by Keystone Resort ski patrollers ended with a decision to not unionize.

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.

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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?


Featured Image Courtesy: Keystone Resort Blog

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