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Next round of cuts

Does anyone know what departments/union jobs will be cut next? Heard more cuts are coming by February? Does this new "pay by performance " Lance Fritz announced for February, a way of saying managers and employees will lose pay?
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There is life after UPRR

Focus on the politics at hand within the UPRR. Drop the gov politics they don't control the UPRR business. UPRR is a gov all in it's own. I called them a communist government for a long time. I expected to be a lifer like others in my family... read more
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major layoffs in California coming

heard from within the executive suite a massive layoff across California is coming. does anyone know what that would mean? the executives were cheering and patting each other on the backs after the planning meetings

PTC extension

Isn’t it funny how as soon as they had gotten an extension for having PTC installed and active from the government, they closed at least one shop installing PTC, that I know of? All that extension did was save them a crap ton of money and get them no... read more
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Job cuts

Does anyone know what union jobs are up next to be cut this year?

Writing is on the wall for certain positions

Watch the quarterly reports that Lance fritz has its pretty obvious where they are going with the cuts. Another thing to look at is the railroads section 6 notice to the unions. The railroads want to contract as much work our as possible, so I would... read more

Forced layoffs

Does anyone know what union jobs will be cut at UPRR and when?? I thought they were supposed to complete the other 250 workers by September 30th, and clearly that hasn't happened.

LMMT and LEMT

I would like to hear from the machinist and electrician technicians that lost their positions for the sake of the all mighty share holders/lance fritz’s Bank account

Union jobs

Does anyone know what union jobs will be cut? Are the other 250 agreement employees being notified at the last minute. Sept 30th is almost here.

Union Pacific is a joke

what a shame. I am a 28 year associate, and planed to finish my carrer with this company. what a joke.I am embarresed to have worked here. Sam would be rolling in his grave knowing what this company that he worked so hard to build is doing. The... read more

Is this round of layoffs done?

Do we know if the last round of layoffs is over? It would be nice to be able to relax a little bit, after weeks filled with anticipation and stress. Union Pacific used to be an enjoyable place to work at, but lately, with potential layoffs always... read more

UP stock uptick

It started out Monday at 107.30 and currently sits at 112.33. I am so glad the shareholders are being looked after, whatever would they do if they couldn't make money from the plight of the people having there livelihoods castrated right in front of... read more

More info on layoffs at Union Pacific

I can give a little more insight into departments affected. IT took the biggest hit, >20% reduction across the board. Safety / UP Police also took a giant hit, not sure of the numbers. M&S and Operating may have also been high, but far less than... read more

Title Changes

All departments people are getting title changes. SMTO gone, foreman generals gone, I'm sure every other department is going to get hit. I've even heard they're doing away with most of the car foreman positions.

Current employee

We are currently cut to the bone at our shop and service track! The only thing that is fully manned is PTC installations. Where there were 4-5 there is now 1, left to do the work of a shop full. We totally understand cutting costs for profitability... read more

Union Pacific was an awesome place to work at

15 years ago, the company was an awesome place to work at but nowadays, I wouldn't work for that place unless I was homeless. What really bothers me about the place is how they change the employees brain patterns, My so-called friends seem to be... read more

UP will be merged out in years to come

They can't hire and then keep any train service personnel right now. 8 terminals trying to hire and nothing but trash and train buffs. UP will be merged out in years to come. The place s---s!
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Focus on the politics at hand within the UPRR.

I'm sorry to hear this news for all of you affected. Focus on the politics at hand within the UPRR. Drop the gov politics they don't control the UPRR business. UPRR is a gov all in it's own. I called them a communist government for a long time. I... read more
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Unrecognized for the hard work

A multi billion dollar company more concerned about the share holders and upper management making money, rather than appreciating the folks that show up every day to help safely move the product the customer is paying to have moved by rail. It is... read more
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G-55 The undoing of a great railroad..

I've been with the railroad industry over 35 years, and yes I fit into this category of potential candidates for "early retirement" . Lately I've been hearing a phrase that sums up Lance Fritz. " It's only business, nothing personal." That's the... read more

More info on Union Pacific layoffs

500 jobs will be management positions and 250 union jobs. They're trying to reach 500 by offering early retirement to those who are 55 years old with 30 years of service. They're also offering up to a year's salary to quit. If they don't get 500 then... read more
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Corporate greed

They want more for less, the word is out this place s---s to work for, how management treats it's employees, how they write you up for such petty stupid things just so they meet their 40 failures a month quota. When they did that integrity went right... read more

Impossible to have ANY QUALITY OF LIFE

I feel sorry for the friends I have that work for UP, I will never go back and work for a company that puts investor profits well over safety. As an arsa supervisor I have witnessed how much that talk a good fight then shove a spike maul up your a--!... read more

Union Pacific Layoffs 2017

I hate this job at Union Pacific- I am on call 24/7 which is hard but when you know that your manager is not appreciating it you'd wish that they lay off. We had massive rumors about large-scale layoffs - this panned out true but it's not as someone... read more

It's about time

Its about time they start cutting in the glass palace. We've been dealing with it for years out in the field. Time for a reality check folks!!!

G55

It's all part of their G55 program to get down to a 55 % operating cost. This program is cutting everything to the bare minimum,employees, train inspections,crew rest,track repairs,car repairs and the public safety.I wonder what kind of bonuses they... read more

Employees Leaving

35 managers have left since the beginning of the year to Amazon alone not including all of the jump yards have already eliminated all MYO positions and with the luming elimination of the Harriman retirement all MOPs I have spoken to are going back to... read more
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lay off

Are they laying off train engineers conductors in the state of arkansas? My nephew works there the past 11 years.

UP Fat Cats

UP took care of their fat cats over the past 10 years with millions of dollars in options, healthcare to 65 and early retirement. What a joke.

FRAUD

RULE 1.6 is not a law nor a rule former Conductors from Forth Worth Service Unit and Livonia service unit sued Union Pacific. Union Pacific settled the conductors claim from the Livonia Service unit without prejudice and quickly. Conductor was paid... read more

Union Pacific Stock

If you are an employee and are vested the time is now to dump the stock. This stock is about to take a nose dive. $62.00 a share if not lower.
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