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CSX Named a Top Military Friendly Employer for Eighth Consecutive Year


Jacksonville, Fla. – November 21, 2016 – CSX was named a 2017 Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. This is the eighth consecutive year that CSX has been recognized on the list. 

“Military veterans are a vital part CSX’s success, contributing the critical qualities of ensuring safety and customer focus while delivering compelling results,” said Diana Sorfleet, Vice President, Chief Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer at CSX. “We are incredibly proud that nearly one in five CSX employees has defended and protected our nation, and CSX is committed to providing veterans with meaningful work and the resources to realize their career goals.”

The recognition is confirmation of the company’s culture and longstanding commitment to employing veterans, National Guard and Reservists. CSX prides itself in attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce, including veterans, who possess the critical skills and experience to help the company achieve its vision to be the safest, most progressive North American railroad, relentless in the pursuit of customer and employee excellence. 

Victory Media’s Military Friendly® list, which has been published since 2003, rates company practices across six categories: hiring and onboarding; opportunity and advancement; culture and commitment; support and retention; and, policies and compliance. 

This year, CSX received high scores for support and retention, with specific attention paid to the Military Affinity Group, one of CSX’s Business Resource Groups with a focus on providing support for local military events and functions. CSX also supports National Guard and Reserve members with time off and support for families. 

An overview of CSX’s performance is available at https://militaryfriendly.com/employers/csx-corporation/. The full list of Victory Media’s Military Friendly® Employers is available at http://militaryfriendly.com/.

To learn more about working at CSX, visit https://www.csx.com/careers

About CSX

CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company.  It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products.  For nearly 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation’s economic expansion and industrial development.  Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation’s population resides.  It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike.  More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/OfficialCSX) and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).

Contact: 
Kaitlyn Barrett Wilson    
kaitlyn_barrett@csx.com
904-359-1037