Rail industry headcount shrinks
(Source: Freight Waves, May 24, 2020)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Rail employment dipped to record low levels in April, walloped by the COVID-19 pandemic and declining coal volumes. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that rail employment among U.S. freight and passenger rail companies was around 157,200 workers in April, down from under 180,000 in April 2019.
Full story: Freight Waves
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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