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. Continue reading “Park City Ski Patrol ratifies first union contract”

Ski Patrol Organizing Victory

About 200 ski patrol workers in Utah have come together for a voice in the workplace and voted to join CWA Local 7781, CWA District 7 Administrative Director Al Kogler reported.

The Park City, Utah, Combined Ski Patrol unit is made up of the former Canyons group (80 workers), which had CWA representation for about 15 years, and the Park City Mountain Resort group (115 workers), recently purchased by Vail Resorts.  Continue reading “Ski Patrol Organizing Victory”