SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.

What they won’t answer about accruals

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 

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Do your job just enough to keep it

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 

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Post ID: @11ZA04iG

Layoffs?

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

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Post ID: @11ZZCCPV

I wonder....

Sure, temporary workers can sell popcorn.....but can they safely open a ride or make a dolphin jump? If nothing else, should be interesting.

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Post ID: @11YrAkCa

Unions

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 

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Post ID: @11YpMGHl

New Policy

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 

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Post ID: @11Y3ly2H

Isn’t it Time To be heard??

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 

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Post ID: @11XAYrSG

Vacation

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 😏

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Post ID: @11UWubON

Somethings up

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.

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Post ID: @11RIDBOE

Corporate in their building at 2am??

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

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Post ID: @11Lf3clE

2020 Worthless Insurance Enrollment?

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 

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Post ID: @11HOxvDd

Removed

What happened to the post about Aquatica SD ?

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Post ID: @11ECNJwR

You are no better than the rest of us!

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 

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Post ID: @11q4YtKm

S—R and P—A

You think PETA is paying him to run this company into the ground?

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Post ID: @11qX5fSs

Salaried Bonuses?

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 

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Post ID: @11qlfkN2

How is S-R ruining your department?

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?

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Post ID: @11pD2Z87

Wait until all the animals are gone

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 

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Post ID: @11pVGIR6

Corporate Marketing Manager Calls It Quits

Our corporate Marketing Manager has been with the company since 09 and he’s joining the others from SLT and SWO leadership and jumping ship. Can you blame him? There’s no transition in place. They can’t fill the backlog of positions we have now... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11lAWP3B

Q3 is in the books

My thoughts are unless we hit it out of the park, big changes are on the horizon. Didn't seem like we were that busy this year in Orlando.

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Post ID: @11j7BAK4

Keep this going

We all have to keep up our commenting. It’s being read (for whatever good it will do).

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Post ID: @11hiUgz7

Losing earned vacation

Has anyone been reporting the new plan to the media? I can’t believe that something we earned and we’re given at time of hire can just be taken legally or ethically Report the story to your local news desk and let them do some digging

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Post ID: @11diXPFd

Free Gas - SeaWorld

San Diego employees were allowed to get free gas today from the parks gas pump due to a maintenance issue. But really? Couldn't the VP of Finance let the rest of us minimum wage employees get the gas instead of her getting in there to?

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Post ID: @11dns2KY

Working for cowards.

Does anyone here remember what an ECM was? How about an ACM? For you newcomers, they'd usually happen an hour, or so, before the park opened. They would show us videos of new commercials and tell us how well the park was doing. We'd even have a... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11dORPwh

What Seaworld needs in a new CEO

A good read altogether, but this is my favorite part: As SeaWorld continues to thrive in the future, though, it cannot forget the fact that a large portion of its visitors are attracted to its animals. Future attractions will need to incorporate... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11bjzu9l

Universal comments

Even the chairman/CEO of Universal, Tom Williams, doesn’t think much of us. Here’s an excerpt from a recent interview he did, before Gus resigned. Disney and cruise lines are the biggest competition. Williams doesn’t think that the other big name... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11bUXYwk

I'm no fan of P-TA, but.....

we should take a page from their book. I'd bet that we've got a few people that could make dandy signs. How's about.....SW treats their animals better than their "AMBASSADORS!" Probably a few people with strong speaking skills on a bullhorn. ... —  read more 

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Post ID: @117FK58D

A.H.E.A.D.

AHEAD= AGAINST HOURLY EMPLOYEES ABUSE DISCRIMINATION MANAGEMENT NEEDS TO SEE THIS. (NOT THAT THEY CARE) OR LIKE THEY SAY.... THEY ARE ONLY HOURLY

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Post ID: @117AvqOZ

LOSING VACATION, BENEFITS!! Coming soon.

Hourly employees WILL be losing vacation time. Long time employees the most. Salary employees will have UNLIMITED vacation time. How's is this fair.??? This will k–l whatever morale is left. Benefits will increase for everyone. Our checks... —  read more 

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Post ID: @117am2KF

We support SeaWorld Employee Rights

I have shown this board to by counter parts the management of the mouse. They question anyone who is or was a leader in SeaWorld. Your company has a poor reputation for having poor and unskilled management. We support you! Union!

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Post ID: @116vg1XG

Walk off

I say we get togeather on October 5 and massive call in. How many on borad it won't work with 5 people stand up for what you belive in Gus did.

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Post ID: @1163S5Ft

Who thinks this is a good idea?

How many people here think the whole "adding rides" strategy is a good idea? I personally think it can't hurt, but the money that'll be invested in it could be used for better purposes. There are plenty of better ways to get SeaWorld back on its... —  read more 

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