Can someone please explain to me, because I really don't understand, how a company can value those who are lazy and do sloppy work more than people who are totally dedicated to their work and work to exhaustion every day? What's the catch?
Oh boy! I don’t know about you, but I could use the recognition of a decent contract the would make it worth coming to work for this shithole of a company! Trinkets are great and everything but I’ve thrown everything in my house that has Uprr on it... — read more
Saw they’re needing crew callers at the Harriman. Good luck to the unlucky to transfer crafts or hired off the streets.
Nothing surprises me anymore in this company. Do you think the situation will get worse when it comes to cheating and stealing?
Did they have a derailment in the LA trench lately, the area of all the thefts and looting of trains ? Any known cause of it ?
I would love to go hang out at hotel parking lots during hiring sessions and gather up prospective applicants and let them know the truth of how bad it is and to run away from the interview.
In the 80's there were 40 RR bulls in my terminal. They worked O/T arrested people daily for stealing, vandalism, and removed alot of trespassers daily. Somewhere almost 10 years ago there was only 5 of em. Today I think there are only 3. Now they... — read more
The CEO laid off thousand of workers to receive huge bonus and pay the share holder. They hurt a lot of families all for there for there own greed with no care, love or compassion of the employees that run this company. The people that steal from... — read more
This is what I say to everyone who intends to apply to UP - you will become a stranger to your friends and family because work-life balance will be almost non-existent. At least that's how it is now, but I believe that those who have been working... — read more
we can be certain there'll be no layoffs any time soon?
The percentage of employees who didn't get vaccine was gonna hurt the already short handed boards imagine if everyone got a attendance one .would they fire us or change attendance policies?
After seeing the news about all those packages on the ground in Los Angeles , do you think UPS will give UP anymore shipping contracts?
147 jobs listed on Up.com today.
Never thought it would happen, Hinkle is back! Two and a half years after making a poor business decision UP has realized the PNW needs us!
Did we not do perfect on ups this season. They seem to have gotten real quiet about it
I recently got suspended pending an investigation we all know what that means ! After 17 years , I did my best , no longer feel angry or bitter! I made my peace and forgive those who put me in this situation! Sleep deprivation is not a joke and I... — read more
Multi billion dollar company bragging about all these record profits, yet my work group drives around in these piece of sh-t chilli wagons. Trucks constantly breaking down weekly. 10 years of the same sh-t. Most trucks have well over 200,000 miles... — read more
I found the thread below interesting where someone says that they've been getting criticized more than usual lately. I have been criticized since the day one here. It’s the UP way to squeeze people to the max.
Yesterday was one of those days when it was no longer clear to me what UP wanted from me. Maximum workload, work-life balance non-existent, pay disappointing etc. I'm not complaining because anyone can leave if they want. I do my work and keep... — read more
Hey. We all survived the Jan 8th shot date and still have job at UP.
I just accepted a position as a apprentice freight car repair. I quit my job for this. I was making 90 thousand a year plus bonuses and worked 4 10s. Did I make a mistake?
Working in Fresno is like a soap opera. The manager kissed his way to the top and my foreman likes to lie all the time.
Been hearing from some that ptc won’t keep a train from hitting the rear of the train in front of them . They say if you doing 20 mph or less, ptc on second train will let them get too close to rear of train in front of them. Has anyone... — read more
Suddenly a barrage of criticism as if I was the worst UP employee ever. It's not a problem for me to take criticism for something that is really badly done, but when I work more than ever, then I'm really not willing to tolerate criticism that has... — read more
I never saw it coming, one minute im throwing barbecues for my familia and paying for everything, telling them "there money's no good here", and just as fast as I flipped the Carne on the grill, I was laid off. Now I have a Kings Ranch truck I cant... — read more
I have 20 working in another craft and now I see they are hiring train crew in my location finally. Couple questions 1 can train crew be bumped to farther away spots to work and 2 is it really worth it to switch after all this time
I'll be honest, I can't find a better job because I don't have enough skills. I stagnated here because I only thought about paying the bills and less about growing a skillset that would help me get out of here one day. Now I would like to make up... — read more
To try to recruit people into an under paid job?
Why are so many company lawyers quitting? Do they know something? sh-t going to hit the fan?
At one time I thought that absolutely all my colleagues would leave. Before the new year, more people left in one month than in all these years that I have been working here. And of course, there is more work than ever. Now it seems to me that... — read more
I made the mistake of joining recently. Everyone I've come in contact with is rude. Everyone. Nobody wants to offer help or assist you, even if they are the ones who gave you the task and did not provide you with enough information on how to do it. I... — read more
Rula, company makes Yardmasters take 10% pay cut and work same hours. Only craft made to do so. Now, abolishing the yardmasters craft in Green River but before doing this, trying to make the yardmasters train new MYO's to take over. Lastly, of... — read more
Buyout rumors are flying in the Southern region. They say UP has a diversity problem that is causing concern to shareholders. Buyout the old guys with 5 weeks vacation, hire the diverse group they need? Makes sense. Any thoughts?
Why not sell the big boy and all the rest of the steam engine equipment? To cut more costs , I say sell all the steam engines.
I haven’t had a meeting for a few weeks and really need to attend a meeting
What needs to happen to improve the psr scorecard they post every two weeks. Seems like we’re down on everything we measure except employee productivity. I see in the field our locomotives are getting worse and worse. This winter is gonna be... — read more
I know construction was stopped, but did the yard become a landfill?