Topics regarding layoffs at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.

Topics regarding layoffs at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.

Did you manage to find a new job?

After the layoff, I lost many contacts of dear colleagues with whom I worked. The year was very turbulent and I really suffered while I found a new job, but in the end everything turned out better than I had hoped. Honestly, I thought the layoff... —  read more 

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Orlando get together

March 13th will be a year since we were sent home never to return. Let's get together at millers al house on Idrive on Saturday March 13th at 7pm on the patio. Tell everyone. Lets celebrate each other.

Are things getting better?

Does it look like Seaworld is going to start calling people back any time soon? I'm worried about my brother, he still hasn't found a replacement job and is not really looking that hard since he's hoping to get that call. And I'm not really sure that... —  read more 


When SEA was owned by BEC they were the bomb to work for but now that BEC no longer ownes SEA there like the bomb that exploded.

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Disappointed with peers

When the head of HR has to send a statement “strongly” advising employees to follow CDC guidelines “outside” the workplace, and I see on FB that many still are not, I get angry. It’s really disappointing. I thought the people I respected and admired... —  read more 


You really think changing your postings to one day of availability will change anything? You don't think that I have every req number ever posted documented? Hilarious if you really think that hiring under false availability pretense is going to be... —  read more 

It was time to let go

I was involved in the last round of furloughs. I knew I wasn’t going to return, knew none of us were - but in the beginning I had hope. Then that hope turned to anger, then despair, then sadness. There comes a time when you HAVE to move on because if... —  read more 

Liars for rehiring

My friend who was let go like me tried to work again at sea world so he applied and they said they weren’t going to follow through with the application process but my friend who’s new applied and is in training R U KIDDING ME


Guess what is not legal? Orchestrating and posting positions/hiring for favored people who absolutely do not meet the five day unrestricted availability requirement for new trainers while so many are furloughed. Don't worry HR we all know who... —  read more 


SeaWorld is hiring new employees after mass layoffs SeaWorld Entertainment is in hiring mode shortly after it permanently laid off about 1,900 furloughed employees in Orlando and 1,000 in Tampa Bay earlier this... —  read more 

Funny "Business"

Nearly 1,000 employees lost jobs at BGT in FL. Statements to those affected and to local media all cite "due to Covid." I guess because they winnings so many people they can now afford to buy air time on local radio to advertise that they're... —  read more 

I Support You!

My sympathies to those of you laid off. I support you 100%. You made our visits enjoyable. It is anything but now. I'm still waiting for a large partial refund they agreed to in June. They don't care about their customers, either. I won't be... —  read more 

SWF has gone downhill

I worked in security for 5 1/2 years at SeaWorld Orlando/Aquatica/Discovery Cove and really loved working there the first 3-4 years. I thought the security team really worked together and was a fun place to work at the time. Then they went downhill... —  read more 

Attorney found

I found an attorney who says their firm will represent us. 2 things Our "accrued" vacation hours they didn't give us this year. We acrrued our vacation last year for this year. They didn't change the policy online until February. THAT'S... —  read more 


Did anyone return their paperwork? What is the address to send it to? I hate what they did to us. Other companies have laid-off employees. But they were kinder and more humane.

Do you feel guilty?

Leadership (who are required by SR to read this daily) Do you feel guilty? That you saw them treat us like trash? Yes, others have been let go in the past They were give 2 months of medical. They were given career center help. They were... —  read more 

Leadership challenge

We know from insiders that leadership is required to read these messages daily. If you really care about us, forego some of your salary and give us more severance. Or, send us some of your money...... (not happening because you don't care if... —  read more 

MS is to blame too

Why have so many CEOs walked away? They can't agree with SR. MS doesnt care about us either. He has been here through all the CEOs. Why did he keep most of his finance team? They are playing favorites. SR gave 26 weeks severance to two of his... —  read more 

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HR Contact Info

Does anyone know how to contact HR? I needed to update address info to receive my special letter. I had one number but no return call on the auto answer. Additionally, I tried reaching out to another member of management but haven't heard anything... —  read more 

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