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Employment agreements at Florida theme park undergo negotiations

When it comes to working for a company, especially if workers are part of a union, understanding what is expected from both sides is important. Many companies create employment agreements in order for expectations to be clear and to create legally binding agreements. These contracts can work well for both sides as employers and employees alike can be held accountable for their actions if they go against contracts.

Officials and union employees at the Florida theme park Walt Disney World are currently undergoing contract negotiations. The current contract under which the employees are working is set to expire at the end of this month. Therefore, it is important that a new contract can be agreed upon before that time. Employees and officials alike should be able to present their wishes for the new contract and discuss how each side feels about terms.

It was reported that approximately 24,000 full-time employees will be covered under the contract currently being negotiated. These employees include housekeepers, fast food workers, ticket takers, ride operators and others. Because this contract will not cover the part-time employees, a separate contract will be put in place for those unionized workers.

During negotiations of employment agreements, it is important for both sides to express their desires and what they expect. Therefore, it could be beneficial for those who are negotiating to understand the legal implications of the contracts. Information on Florida state laws dealing with employment contracts could allow concerned parties to better understand their situation and what their contracts could mean for them.

Source: wflx.com, Disney union contract talks start, No author, March 2, 2014

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