Posted Friday, May 31, 2013 9:24 AM | Contributed by VitaminsAndGravy
For almost four weeks, two dozen workers have been walking a picket line at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. The union says Six Flags did offer a three-year contract which includes reasonable raises, but it also stipulated no overtime for working more than five consecutive days.
Read more from KTVU/Oakland.
I wondered what was going on there. I was driving in and saw a bunch of picketers. I just assumed it was the Flashpass staff picketing for wage increases due to the increased amount of work bad ride crews are giving them.
13 Boomerang, 9 SLC, and 8 B-TR clones
For anyone in the area, have there been more ride closures as a result of these mechanics picketing?
I believe under California law they have to pay them overtime if they work more than five consecutive days at the designated work hours per day.
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