Thread regarding Union Pacific Corp. layoffs

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I was with UP for 20 yrs and figured I would retire from there but this PSR changed that. I then decided to downgrade, went from my wife and I driving 2017 vehicles to a 99 and 02. Nice house to 2 bedroom apartment. I now work at a mom and pop burger joint, but I can honestly say this my wife and I and are children have never been happier. With all these bad things happening hold your chin up and remember life has ups and downs but don’t let it break you. Never end the fight. ( my children love the fries I bring home) lmao. Goodluck gentlemen.

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Why does it matter if they you off...... just work for this company until they tell you good bye.... then move on to the next..... live within your means and it really doesn't matter what these id–ts do..... don't be a slave to debt

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Post ID: @1leg+13aU9prD

So why knock the people that quit the UP and found different work. Who really cares what line of work it is?! At least they won't have to worry about Layoff Lance waving his magic wand and making people disappear. Hell that's good enough for me

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Post ID: @ies+13aU9prD

I think what this guy is trying to say is whatever you do outside the railroad, whatever job you get or have it will be ok. At least it is a positive spin on this corporate greed. My friend from BN said PSR hitting this year, all I could say is PSR is all bad.

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Post ID: @uxp+13aU9prD

I finally applied for a job with Amazon today after hearing about the cultural differences between them and UP from all of my former coworkers. It’s a cut in pay but I don’t think I’ll last much longer around here anyway and I don’t really want to to tell the truth. The Wall Street journal article with our head douche bag lance fritz helped me decide to take a leap of faith and try to find a better place.

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Post ID: @zfm+13aU9prD

I’ve seen guys cutoff apply to work at Taco Bell and they couldn’t get hired so burger flipping is definitely a step up

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Post ID: @ybl+13aU9prD

You say never end the fight. But you quit.

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Post ID: @whk+13aU9prD

Yeah I feel like this is a troll post. If all you can get is a fast food job then stay at the railroad till you get laid off. Good god.

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Post ID: @aim+13aU9prD

Why is it that if you work or have worked for the railroad, your only other option is fast food? Its even mentioned in that movie With Denzel Washington and Chris Pine, cant remember the movie title. So really are we comparing skills between the two industries and finding that many similarities?

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