MTA hiring freeze?

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TDowling
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MTA hiring freeze?

Post by TDowling » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:13 am

As of recently, is the MTA putting a freeze on employment because of a downturn in the local economy? Just wondering, as I am well aware the economy and the agency are acutely intertwined...

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Re: MTA hiring freeze?

Post by DutchRailnut » Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:16 pm

not sure which MTA but the one in NY has over 100 jobs on web site for LIRR/MN /etc.
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Re: MTA hiring freeze?

Post by matawanaberdeen » Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:43 am

I think it would be very difficult for a large system like the MTA, LIRR, MNCR or an NJ Transit to go into a full hiring freeze.

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