Norfolk Southern Corp. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Norfolk Southern Corp.

Star City sc-ap sale

Lockers, pallet racks, beams, sc-ap metal, golf cart, etc... Great bargains! Everything must go!!

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Roanoke

Heard it’s down to one shift..... I’m assuming this is not true?????

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People Development Specialist

I thought I would check the NS website today to see if they were hiring and I was not at all surprised to see they were hiring a ton of management positions. But the most hilarious title was the People Development Specialist. I guarantee that job... —  read more 

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Blessing in Disguise

Had 9 years in at a small point. They said on Friday that me and the only other man were safe and then on the next Monday, after working Like Hell on FRA B/O just so my senior general foreman‘s Dwell count wouldn’t put “him” on the radar, he comes... —  read more 

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Layoff

What are the chances of me being layed off. Have 15 yrs. Engineer time to start looking for something else?

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More Changes

First the weight rule then comes no more exercising and he they are coming with the next one slated to be announced February 3 NO MORE 15 minute break !!!!!!!!

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Over it!!!!!

Come in tear out our hump cut jobs change everything around. We start flat switching with remotes in to a class yard up hill on a lead adapt to it and exceed expectations..... Big bosses come in say there are no rules just get the work done or its... —  read more 

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Permanent transfer

Just wondering if anyone has taken a permanent transfer offer and if so how they justified signing away their seniority and starting over?

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Survival mode

I really don't care about share holders or most supervisors period. But what I do care about the fine men and women I'd work with. We know there is co. men , cheese eater's and rats they know who they are but the real people matter to me and their ... —  read more 

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SCX Supervisers...

All stole home and appear to be safe. They are in each others way in the ME office and stare at the shop grid all day long doing nothing. 3 people tell you the same thing to do every single day while running each craft to death working on multiple... —  read more 

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VACATION

Any locations not picked vacation for 2020 yet? How about stopping morning stretching exercises? JLS is in the midst of this right now.

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No 2020 vacation for furloughed employees

Contacted payroll and labor relations today about getting paid for my vacation that was earned in 2019. Labor relations and payroll both told me the company decided they weren’t paying it and to contact my local chairman to file a grievance. Once... —  read more 

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Bellevue Locomotive Shop

Bellevue lost 1 PF who went back to his laborer rights and 1 clerk. As people come back from medical they are furloughing the lowest person, at least in the machinist. Electricians promoted 1 to management and brought back 1 so they have all... —  read more 

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How many people were impacted in 2020 so far?

Any idea? I believe that number if much bigger than any of us can imagine given that layoffs and furloughs have been happening at multiple locations and in various portions. How long can we expect the layoffs and furloughs to continue at this pace?

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Post ID: @12U7yhef

More cuts today!

Got 13 Mach 10 Elec 4 BM 4PF and 7 Laborers here!

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Post ID: @12TaTdce

PSR!!!

First they cut the employees than they cut the formen since there will be less people to manage. Than they will restructure all the jobs including management. All while storing locomotives to save fuel and repair (less locomotives means less... —  read more 

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Union will save me

I was one to get furloughed this morning but after thinking it over, I’m not worried at all. I know our union will come together and disallow these actions Norfolk Southern is bestowing on us. Guys just wait, we’ll have our job back by next week... —  read more 

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Roanoke

47 at RLS 20 at SCX RLS 28 Mach 9 Elec 5 PF 3 Laborers 2 BM SCX 9 Elec 6 Mach 3 Laborers 2 PF

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Layoffs

Just got 33 in Portsmouth Car Shop 32 Carman 1 Laborer

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Post ID: @12Syn836

Looks like tomorrow

Just seen an email about more layoffs tomorrow, Monday the 6th. Anyone heard anything?

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Yo

Adrian, what are you hearing? Any good info to share? Heard that something big is coming

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Juniata Paint Shop

Just curious as to if the Juniata paint shop is still open or did they close it like they did the Chattanooga paint shop?

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NS stock at $194.13 CSX stock at $72.36 WHY?

so why is NS stock so much higher than CSX when both have a PE around 18 times evaluation? i don’t get it. my guess is investors greed and when we are done paying dividends to the NS machine the house of cards will fall. my guess is around $215. PE... —  read more 

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All fired

You guys are all fired up for the upcoming year

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C&S furlough

C&S department had a conference call with Labor Relations yesterday, resulting in 140 jobs being abolished Jan 2nd. Getting closer to that magic number NS wants

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NS Fresh start plan for 2020

Next big round of layoffs slated for 12/30 with a few shops and yards closings to allow ns to have a fresh start for the 1st quarter of 2020

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Conway to close

Conway slated to close beginning of the year. Have your resumes ready!

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