Thread regarding Union Pacific Corp. layoffs

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There is a company taking maintenance and welding activity in California,Oregon and Arizona names Loram. This is a true statement.

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Post ID: @OP+13t3QAdY

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Well worth it. I keep moving up the roster.

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Post ID: @1hva+13t3QAdY

To all the men that like to whisper in the bosses ear about other co-workers and things, I hope it was worth it. In the end every single person was a number and I hope when you thought you were safe the boss just used you.

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Post ID: @1hak+13t3QAdY

OMG, Go on Glassdoor and read the comments. Most are pro and sighting the pay is very good. LOL yes, it's good because you're working 70-75 hours a week so basically 100 hours of pay when you included OT. Now $1500 week is okay but when you work 6 a week 12 hour what can of trade-off lifestyle is that?

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Post ID: @1idw+13t3QAdY

Anyone read about this loram company? Go check them out in the career section. ....idk who takes this kinda job...quick rundown, this is what NON UNION railroading looks like

  1. $15 hr
  1. 6 weeks of 12+ hr days....no rest days...on the road....
  1. They pay lodging but NO per diem
  1. Then 2 weeks off
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Post ID: @1yzr+13t3QAdY

Yes this company Loram has all surfacing, section, inspecting and welding gangs. UP is transitioning to outside companies. My opinion it’s time for you to move on from UP and not try to holdout to see if it will get better, it won’t. Our seniority means nothing here.

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Post ID: @1vmy+13t3QAdY

Should have already there is nothing anymore. Think of all the things you missed we have missed with our family no one cares about that 😒

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Post ID: @1cgy+13t3QAdY

They've laid off tons of Boilermakers, and still subcontract to boiler works for accident repairs! Union Pacific doesnt care!

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Post ID: @eax+13t3QAdY

I’m in Arizona and seen some Loram crews changing a rail, what can we do? Time check? It don’t work.

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Post ID: @mjw+13t3QAdY

This should not surprise you at all. Progress rail has also been stepping up their operations on locomotive maintenance

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Post ID: @wku+13t3QAdY

It’s a way for UP to cut more costs. Loram has all there own benefits.

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Post ID: @asg+13t3QAdY

I heard that too, Loram will be getting all the work. Time to jump off UP ship!

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Post ID: @taj+13t3QAdY

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