Topics regarding layoffs at BNSF Railway

Topics regarding layoffs at BNSF Railway

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Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement applauding House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous... —  read more 

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Houston south yard

Anyone hear anything on what the plan with Houston south yard is? Carload volume has been down week over week, more layoffs happened a couple weeks ago. Are they planning on shutting this yard down? It would make since with PSR in full play and all... —  read more 

Wooooooo are yous guys

Mechanical forces to be laid off and competent contractors brought in to service electric locomotives once testing is complete. Carmen to be replaced by wayside detection systems like Canada uses. So Wooooooo is u 😂

Long time career?

Recent college graduate here and I am wondering if there is a possibility of having a long time career in this type of industry? Can anyone give me HONEST unbiased feedback on the pros/cons of working for the Railroad? I’ve actually thought of... —  read more 

Been here for too long?

I have been here for too long and I am fed up with this company. If I’m lucky, I’ll retire here, because now there’s no point in looking for anything else. My son is in the same industry, but in a different company, and I have to admit that the... —  read more 

Zone 7 and CMO

Them managers are awesome. Good business tactics in gouging out the worthless union peeps in Texas. You have my approval of good job.

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Double standard

Just as usual in Alliance. Starting to enforce the new mask mandate on craft employees for not wearing them or not wearing them correctly andd sending people home. But watching General ,assistant general and office dwellers walk around the shop... —  read more 

It can only get worse?

What a great way to run a company. Spend millions on hiring and training a workforce and then get rid of them to make the next quarter look better than the last. While failing to have any grasp on the inefficiency of your actual operational... —  read more 

2021 layoffs: timetable

The beginning of this year is not promising at all. It would not surprise me if there happen to be many more dismissals by the end of the year. I hope for the best, but I expect the worst. Uncertainty is bad enough. Does anyone have any insights... —  read more 


Anyone else worried about her slashing a bunch of people? I’ve heard talk of comparing how many people UP uses in mechanical and other departments vs what we use. Like questions of why we have so many more employees.

Corona is here to stay

UP got a bonus. We got a mask mandate. "You can't take away my dag gum constitutional rights" They did. Only 2 people out of 400 employees had the gonads to protest. Merry Christmas my fellow Covid deniers! Enjoy your masks!

Are we doing well?

In terms of our competitors, does anyone think we are doing well regarding layoffs? I haven’t heard a peep since the last round, which was marginal compared to other companies. I think leadership is trying to keep their employees working despite the... —  read more 


Just read that Union Pacific is giving a one thousand dollar bonus to its employees, I bet uncle Warren doesn’t give us one! Any takers?

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