Class 1 Employment Fell in November

Employment at Class 1 railroads fell by 0.27 percent in the period of mid-October to mid-November 2016, the U.S. Surface Transportation Board said.

STBThe railroads employed 151,495 workers, which was a drop of 0.27 percent from the same period of 2015.

Showing increases in employment were executives, officials and staff assistants, up 0.59 percent to 9,144; maintenance of equipment and stores, up 0.1 percent to 28,201; and transportation (train and engine), up 0.1 percent to 59,822.

Falling during the period were professional and administrative, down 0.55 percent to 13,214; maintenance of way and structures, down 1.27 percent to 35,179; and transportation (other than train and engine), down 0.34 percent to 5,935.


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