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Date: 07/31/22 20:30
Class 1 Employment Up in June
Author: pt199

 U.S. Class 1 railroads employed 116,251 in June, people, a 0.41 percent increase compared with May and a 0.28 percent over June 2021.
Figures released by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board showed four out of six employment categories posted gains this past June.
They included professional and administrative, up 3.31 percent to 9,859 employees; executives, officials and staff assistants, up 0.99 percent to 7,763; maintenance of way and structures, up 0.45 percent to 28,492; and transportation (train and engine), up 0.01 percent to 48,080.

Losing ground were transportation (other than train and engine), which fell 0.38 percent to 4,675 workers; and maintenance of equipment and stores, which dropped 0.14 percent to 17,382.
On a year over year comparison, executives, officials, and staff assistants, gained 5.73 percent; and transportation (train and engine), gained 1.34 percent.

Losses were posted by professional and administrative, down 2.29 percent; transportation (other train and engine), 1.6 percent; maintenance of equipment and stores, 1.57 percent;  and maintenance of way and structures, 0.53 percent. by csanders429 



Date: 08/01/22 07:50
Re: Class 1 Employment Up in June
Author: jgilmore

pt199 Wrote:
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> On a year over year comparison, executives,
> officials, and staff assistants, gained 5.73
> percent; and transportation (train and engine),
> gained 1.34 percent.

Yeah, that's the ticket. Fill up them offices to keep the trains moving...

JG



Date: 08/01/22 09:33
Re: Class 1 Employment Up in June
Author: radar

Less than half the employees are train and engine crews.  I wonder how that compares to a decade ago?



Date: 08/03/22 08:59
Re: Class 1 Employment Up in June
Author: shadetree

Apparently they haven't figured out that T & E makes the railroad move. 

Eng.Shadetree



Date: 08/05/22 09:55
Re: Class 1 Employment Up in June
Author: sfbrkmn

T&E is the only craft within the industry which generated profits for the carriers--not the "others" riding the silly officer non revenue trains
Sam 



Date: 08/05/22 10:47
Re: Class 1 Employment Up in June
Author: Lackawanna484

Sales Department often generates business for the railroad. The bean counters can figure out if is profitable business.

Posted from Android



Date: 08/05/22 12:45
Re: Class 1 Employment Up in June
Author: wabash2800

Increase in non T&E may be to replace postions that were let go with no representation, etc.

Victor B.



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