Hearing set for Beaver Creek union

By scott miller

BEAVER CREEK — An effort to unionize ski instructors at Beaver Creek has taken an important step forward. Working on behalf of the Beaver Creek Instructors United, the Communications Workers of America last week filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to hold a representation election. The first hearing in that election process is set for Thursday.According to an emailed release from union spokesman Al Kogler, the petition had valid signatures from more than 30 percent of eligible instructors, the threshold at which an election can be held.If the vote succeeds, the Beaver Creek instructors will become a …

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