News Inquiry: Number of Railroad Workers

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carlywanna

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My name is Carly Wanna, and I am a reporter for Bloomberg News. I am looking into the number of railroad workers employed by Class I freight operators in the US. As volumes are recovering to pre-pandemic levels, many rail companies do not employ as many workers as they did before the pandemic.
I am hoping to speak with current or former employees (especially those who have been furloughed and have yet to be called back or, otherwise, do not want to return) of Class I railroads. I understand that speaking publicly on these matters can be challenging. I am hoping for on-the-record comments regarding individual experiences. Please reach out to me if you would be open to an interview or have questions as to what an interview would look like.
Thank you in advance.
 




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