Topics regarding layoffs at Norfolk Southern Corp.

Topics regarding layoffs at Norfolk Southern Corp.

How selective is NS now?

When it comes to hiring people, I wonder how selective is NS nowadays? It seems to me that the company doesn’t care much about the people it employs at all, I was recently surprised when a friend’s son didn’t get a job here even though he deserves... —  read more 

Party Train

Why would a company so concerned about their operating ratio have a operating officers "inspection train" party train with a sleep over during a virus pandemic ?

Conductor trainees

So, found out today that these new conductor trainees that have came over from the signal dept. we’re guaranteed an income of $6,200/ month for life. Been told this now from several people. How about that?!? There’s what your company thinks of you... —  read more 

Imagine no r----ds

That stain the rest of us by their stupid behavior and then get caught and blame everything on the Company. The Company is a bunch of toolbags but they get help from the people who would be lucky to be a Walmart greeter if they didn’t have a railroad... —  read more 

Imagine leadership by example

Receive disrespect, teach respect. Receive lies, teach truth. Receive harshness, teach kindness. Receive bullying, teach compassion. Receive confusion, teach instruction. Receive criticism, teach understanding. Receive a follower, teach leadership.

Imagine no greed

I can’t even imagine it here anymore, that they decide to give on greed and do something good for this company. Well, these people don’t seem to care about the railroad at all, it seems to me. I wonder how this company works anyway, considering how... —  read more 

Start program

What are some of the dumbest reasons you were put in the START program? I’ve had anything from not getting a engine download and clearing up a trouble to p–ping in the lady’s bathroom.


S. Is putting 50 locomotives back in service. This should mean that 100 jobs are coming back to mechanical by using their own layoff ratio.

Get Ready For Hunt Cary

If you think the N.S. is garbage now, its only going to get worse with them hiring Hunt Cary. Anyone with a title of V.P of Operating Efficiency is there for one reason; cut jobs! He helped cripple the U.P. by cutting essential personnel during a... —  read more 

Lots of better places

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So got my first bit of unemployment pay. From what I understand, its 80 a day now. I got that plus another 600. Does anybody know if that is some kind of covid relief thing, and if so, will it keep coming or is it a one time thing? Trying to make a... —  read more 

Too much overtime

I do so much overtime that it’s no longer bearable. I’m not at the age when I can handle this pace. If I didn’t have to support my family, I wouldn’t worry at all or agree to these conditions. I just wonder what they think how much overtime a man... —  read more 

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