Friday, February 5, 2016

Dorney Park Responds to Viral Post Regarding Employee Who Was Let Go

A Facebook post went viral overnight after it pointed out that a long time employee of Dorney Park was let go.

The post refers to a Chris who has worked at Dorney for 10 years and was recently let go.  By Friday afternoon, the post was shared almost 17,000 times.

Here is the post below:

I can't express how angry and hurt I am right now!!! This is my buddy Chris. I had the pleasure of getting to know him...
Posted by Matt Redline on Thursday, February 4, 2016

Then later on Friday the Vice President of Dorney Park Responded trying to correct the issue. 

We respect, value and appreciate all of our dedicated associates. I’ve known Chris for many years, and when I became...
Posted by Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom on Friday, February 5, 2016

The employee's mother has responded as well and has told WFMZ that he will not return to work at Dorney Park

Mom outraged over new interview process at Dorney Park she says discriminates against special needs employees; park says Chris Emery is welcomed this summer, mom says he won't be back
Posted by WFMZ on Friday, February 5, 2016

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