Norfolk Southern lays off 200 workers in Roanoke and BluefieldJust what the area needed. More out-of-work citizens.
Norfolk Southern says that decreased coal traffic led to the furloughs. WDBJ7
Roanoke, Va. — Norfolk Southern says it has laid off about 200 workers in the railroad's divisions based in Bluefield and Roanoke.
Norfolk Southern says that decreased coal traffic led to the furloughs.
The company has offered affected employees jobs at seven other areas in the Norfolk Southern system: Chicago, Elkhart, Ind., Toledo and Cleveland, Ohio, and Conway, Altoona and Harrisburg, Pa.
Norfolk Southern said accepting one of those placements would require "permanent relocation." [link]
And a president with every intention of making it worse.