Employed as: Conductor, for 30+ years
Posted: 24 September 2016
For sure, csx is not employee friendly. And helped create the present
FMLA mess with their attendance policies; their pathetic, pitiful,
uncaring attitude towards employees and/or an employees' family
member(s) with medical conditions. Many workers are granted FMLA
mark-off rights for very good reasons.
However, the legal ability to mark-off work should not be abused.
Those that have continuous medical issues to deal with, whether self or
family, ought to at least consider doing something else to earn a
If a job, jobs, or even terminals are abolished = yeah, that's a
hardship not easily overcome. Get over it - it's nothing new. Check
into - read some history. Many times in the past, not only were some
jobs abolished, some terminals closed, entire railroad companies went
out of business & thousands had to relocate, were furloughed for years,
or were forced out of the RR industry altogether. I myself have had to
relocate three times and have driven thousands of highway miles to go
to work at distant terminals. Was either that or resign. Like csx,
life can suck.
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