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BNSF Plans Temporary Layoffs with Slipping Freight Demand

(Associated Press)

BNSF Railway Co. says it’s planning employee furloughs due to slipping freight shipping demand across its rail network.

The company said Wednesday in a statement that it hopes to call back employees “as soon as business needs change.”

The railroad would not say how many employees were being furloughed but that they are “at different locations across our network.” Click here to read more.