Topics regarding layoffs at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.
They are working on the plan and models right now. Outsource as much as possible to trim down the employee labor force. Less employees =Less benefits = less cost = more profits for Private Equity king pin Hill Path.
Employees started getting notified today. They will have the option to interview for positions with the outside company taking over.
This email was sent to all salaried leaders yesterday. Talk about adding insult to injury. SEA Leaders, Effective January 1, 2020, we have transitioned our salaried workforce from a traditional time-off model that designated the type of time... — read more
Corporate issues a restriction on “available” raises. Must find faults to keep costs down.
Have you looked at your ticket benefits yet? There are no more discounted ticket options, or the ability to purchase discounted discovery cove tickets. Wonder if it’s a system upgrade or did they take these benefits away from us without announcing... — read more
Finally pulled the plug - I’m done!! This company doesn’t deserve any of the great people it has working for it.
In most states, including Florida, private sector employers are not required to provide vacation, whether paid or unpaid, to employees. Therefore, employers have significant discretion in developing vacation and personal leave policies that best fit... — read more
There are always possibilities for more. A lot of what we heard prior of them looking at assistant sups/sups/managers has not yet occured. The only real thing they dealt with was the call center. They've done layoffs later than this before so nobody... — read more
Just asked if anyone else found SeaWorld to be a hostile work environment
What a sad place SEA has turned into. Makes me sick how there can be such a huge difference in a key benefit between salaried and hourly works. Unreal. Senior management has no soul if they think this is okay.
Anyone know a union rep?? If our senior leaders won’t fight for us, then what choice do we have?
Don’t forget, use it or loose it! Use all your sick time before the end of the year!
Stop procrastinating and start searching. I don't think any place could be much worse than here.
Do you predict that there will be SeaWorld Entertainment Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
My heart is broken for those that remain. Thank you for staying and taking care of the animals. I frankly don't care about the rides, but my heart will always be with the old Sea World. I love those animals and I love of you that have stayed... — read more
So yesterday department leaders started presenting the reset of the holiday/ vacation benefits package. Lots of unanswered questions...all of which were passed off to HR who wasn't at the meeting. So, we are moving to a PTO method of accumulating... — read more
With the new PTO policy, you can never actually use the time you are eligible for. The only way to earn enough PTO in their new plan is to work a bunch of overtime. A person 1-5 years of service has to work 16.25 hours to earn 1 hour of PTO. ... — read more
Actions speak louder than words. The company has proven they are not sugar coating anything, and they treating us like we are disposable employees. Unfortunately, We still need the money to pay bills for the moment. We are told we are not... — read more
I feel if there are to be any layoffs they will come in the next week or two. Haven’t heard any rumors lately. With the new vacation policy and rise in benefits costs they are just waiting for us to cull ourselves
Sure, temporary workers can sell popcorn.....but can they safely open a ride or make a dolphin jump? If nothing else, should be interesting.
All these people complain asking for unions, not realizing how they work or what they do. Have fun getting a sizable portion of your check taken out while not getting any sort of tangible outcome. Then this forum will be filled with people... — read more
I also have a new policy. If SR wants some work out of me....he has to accrue work time. Work time accrual only happens during vacation time. It's going to take something different to obtain a different result. We've been bent over for a long... — read more
Ambassadors, it is finally time for us to speak up, not on this site but in person. Voice your displeasure to your leaders, senior leaders, park presidents and even the new CEO. Let him know what is going on from our perspective. He’s new, perhaps he... — read more
Salaried were given our vacation information today. It’s not good! I predict an exit for greener pastures which shouldn’t be hard to find. Ask your salaried management 😏
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS), a leading theme park and entertainment company, today announced the appointment of Sergio (Serge) D. Rivera to the position of Chief Executive Officer and member... — read more
In an up market today, SEA stock dropping like a rock. Does Wall Street know the 3rd quarter was a disaster? Thursday should be interesting for sure.
Employee s noticed while cleaning the offices at corporate they were having a meeting at 2am , I didnt knowl they came in that early, seems a little strange, but then again we r talking about seaworld, nothing is a suprise
According to benefits, our packets "hopefully" will show up the last week of October. Anyone heard anything on this subject (that doesn't pertain to layoffs.... Anonymous I know). Actually it does, makes some of us hope even more for a layoff! .. — read more
What happened to the post about Aquatica SD ?
It’s difficult as an Ambassador at SeaWorld that has experienced the pile on after every layoff to watch the entitled Salaried and Corporate employees. We are kept in the dark, received a minimal raise, losing vacation time, and fear for our jobs... — read more
You think PETA is paying him to run this company into the ground?
Heard some rumbles that salaried are getting a bonus? Thought SW was in trouble financially and that's why we laid off 100+ people. Nothing coming for the hourly workers actually working their butts off, instead of the salaried team who is doing... — read more
Every park and every department company wife has been negatively impacted since S-R took over. How have your park and department been impacted since his arrival?
The long term company policy is to remove animals and be the Disney South. The fact that they can't do anything because of the California Coastal Commission make little $$$ value so their master plan is set. Wait until the last polar bear is shipped... — read more
What’s even more irritating is that we now get major news about the company from outside sources instead of hearing about it internally, before it hits the media. Oh wait, I know, the excuse is always we’re a public company now. So I guess the public... — read more