Park City Ski Patrol ratifies first union contract

Pow patrol ski patrollers at Vail’s Park City resort voted to ratify their first contract on Nov. 14.

The agreement includes expanded educational and professional development opportunities, a strengthened avalanche dog program, a joint patrol/management safety committee to address safety issues, a grievance and expedited arbitration procedure for disputes and just cause in disciplinary actions.

The agreement covers about 200 employees, made up of patrollers from the former Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort and the newly created Mountain Safety Patrol — all of which operate as a single department at Vail’s Park City Resort. »

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