Sea World Park Orlando Is On The Verge Of Having Its First Union

A union might be coming to Sea World in the very near future.

The Orlando Sentinel reports:

“SeaWorld security guards are seeking to form the first union at the Orlando theme park.

First, they need an election date to vote on it.

The 65 security guards at the park are waiting for the National Labor Relations Board to schedule an election, a process that has been slowed down by the coronavirus pandemic, said David Hickey, president for SPFPA, or the International Union, Security, Police and Fire Professionals of America that would represent the SeaWorld employees.

‘Right now, it’s just on hold,’ Hickey said. ‘Our guys are strong. We’re looking forward to getting an election and let the chips fall where they may.’

NLRB spokesman Edwin Egee confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel no election date is on the books yet.

When reached for comment, SeaWorld spokeswoman Lori Cherry said in a statement, ‘Our security professionals are valued members of our team and vital to our park operations.'”

For the rest of the story, visit the Orlando Sentinel here.

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