We need a major shift if we plan on keeping future jobs at the railroads in general. Pay attention the company is setting up SGL’s and WGL to take place of union employees. We all as a whole need to be beating the drum to strike. Our union leaders... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Norfolk Southern Corp.
Any info on what’s going to be happening in Roanoke this coming week? Hearing something about a meeting the beginning of the week.
Rumor has it NS will no longer be testing for m-r-j-a-a. They’re following in the footsteps on MLB.
Been laid off from NS for a couple of months now. Can I still be able to put in for vacation for 2020? I have 3 weeks due and would like to get paid for them the first three weeks of the year, since I will probably never get called back to work.
Heard from a reliable source Conway is closing January 1st.
Understand Signal department has cuts coming Next Monday 12/16/19 in the Southeast.
Anyone who applied for RR Unemployment, how long did it take to first receive your money after you applied? Thanks
Lol the union wants me to pay laid off dues to keep current on the roster. Current on a roster that I will most likely never be active again. Even when your not in the picture they want you to pay. FOR WHAT? It’s the machinist union. They can pound... — read more
25 dc to ac 25 cab upgrades 130 truck jobs 89 overhauls 5 ecos
Norfolk Southern is NOT participating in any Holiday food drive, toys for tots collections, Monetary collections for local food banks. They are showing their true colors to the communities that support them by turning their greedy backs on the... — read more
Is there any layoffs planned for 2020?
Guess all those that tried to stir up trouble with their stupid, insensitive, and obviously FALSE rumors are going to have go back to the drawing board again. I truly hope that if you're one of them you're the one who actually gets furloughed if and... — read more
That IAM . Is a corporation. It does not care about you As a railroad worker.. It represents many other aspects of the working society. It’s time to tell the union that you don’t want to pay dues anymore! Make them aware that they are not working... — read more
Nice knowing you guys
Wasn't the big day afterall!. Hard to believe the posters got that wrong! (Again)
I was furloughed and sat down with the RRB. I encourage everyone who is concerned about being furloughed or questioning their future in general on the railroad to sit with the RRB. They will pull up your profile and show you the amount you will be... — read more
Get ready for round 3!!
Just heard the bad news
If our work is sent to JLS are we entitled to 6 years job protection as outlined in the New York Dock Workers Agreement.
Someone told me that even if you never go back to the railroad you continue to pay into rr retirement and won’t pay into social security even if you don’t work for railroad ever again. This is just if your vested is this true? I want to stop at the... — read more
We got laid off today at Conway. 12 Total
Like they do every single year so this is not unexpected. They asked for overtime at JLS for the test shed. All shifts. Thursday and Friday. Went through all the rosters and barely got all crafts to work Each spot, and there are some spots still... — read more
Are there any upgraded students in any craft anywhere? Asking for the next round of layoffs.
If you get laid off depending on what state you live in check out your states department of labor. In pa it’s called careerlink. I was able to get a cdl class a and they paid for the $4500 class since I was laid off. Some states have excellent... — read more
What are you guys bringing home for unemployment compensation? How long can you collect it for? How much can you make on paper to still be qualified to collect?
Asking guys to work OT over Thanksgiving and black friday. Threatening to mandate guys if no one signs up.
Does anyone know when Norfolk Southern is gonna shutdown mechanical shops? However let me be clear, I would hate for any employee to lose their jobs no one should be living on street due to lack of income coming in that's Corporate America ladies and... — read more
3000+ employees on strike right now.
Have you heard anything about potential Norfolk Southern Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
If someone was in the mechanical dpt and was furloughed and took another job in a different dpt, would there vacation start all over or stay the same as in the 3 weeks they had in the dpt which they were furloughed, would there 3 weeks still count in... — read more
Couple weeks back a coworker of mine got a letter of caution due to a dusty cab on a 6MO RM.. tried getting me for a broken mirror but told me it was an exhaust leak when i questioned so i fought and got it dropped and tried for another and i... — read more
WE stand up to the company. Until WE slow down . Until WE make them change . WE CAN bring them to their knees !
On top of having to worry if today is your last day because some Fat Cat needs another house in the hamptons. Now management is writing up anyone and everyone when they can on some frivolous infractions the stress is through the roof and there ... — read more
The 50 pound lifting rule is gone now apparently?
The "I'm coming home" theme will now be changed to "You're going home"
Due to the exceptional work being done at the juniata locomotive shop next years budget will include 50 DC to ac conversions..52 overhauls...98 truck jobs. thank you for time as the gold standard of our mechanical department
Juanita Heavy Repair Locomotive Shops will be shutdown some time next year according to a reliable source