“We are excited to have won our union and grateful for the solidarity shown by our coworkers,” Medieval Times Performers United said in an emailed statement.
The group of 42 employees said it would, as a union, “bargain a strong first contract.”.
“We look forward to working with management to create a fairer, safer, and more enjoyable Medieval Times,” it said.
“Together, we will build a workplace that allows us to thrive while doing the work we love.”.
“We're here for the spectacle without considering the person behind it,” Zaire Wood, 32, a knight at Medieval Times, previously told Gothamist.
“Let us be clear about what these employees ‘won’ today,” wrote Medieval Times CEO Perico Montaner to employees.
The article has been updated to include the email Medieval Times CEO Perico Montaner sent to workers late Friday. »