(Source: Cowboy State Daily, January 24, 2023)
Wyoming’s coal mines had a good year in 2022, but they could have produced about 20% more coal if more rail cars would have been available to ship it to power plants. Current and retired engineers with Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) told Cowboy State Daily that the companies treat their employees so poorly that few people want to work for them. Many others are quitting. One current engineer said she was disciplined when she took time off to deal with the suicide of a family member.
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