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Hinkle Yard affected by Union Pacific layoffs

(Source: East Oregonian, January 16, 2019)

HERMISTON, Ore. — Hermiston’s Hinkle Rail Yard is part of a round of layoffs by Union Pacific Railroad. Union Pacific notified its mechanical employees this month that 140 positions would be eliminated in early February, according to spokesperson Hannah Bolte. She said in an email that the company was not providing “location-specific information,” but confirmed that the Hinkle facility was affected.

Full story: East Oregonian

Friday, January 18, 2019

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