September 21, 2014

Class I employment flat in 4th quarter

The U.S. Class I workforce expanded slightly in November, then contracted a bit in December, according to employment data recently compiled and released by the Surface Transportation Board (STB).

As of mid-November 2013, the large U.S. roads employed 163,199 people, up less than 0.1 percent from October’s level and 0.3 percent from November 2012′s count.

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