Broke the contract with the cleaning people during COVID-19 . Now the college interns are doing the dirty work. I wonder if they’ll be back for a second semester?
Topics regarding layoffs at Union Pacific Corp.
I often wonder what I did wrong in my life to deserve to end up at Union Pacific. I knew before that the situation here is not good at all, but I thought people were exaggerating and it couldn’t be this bad. This is one big joke of a company from... — read more
Does anyone know?? If you no longer work for a railroad, and you go get a regular job(ssn). Can your new employer agree to pay into tier 1 railroad retirement??? Thx in advance..
I often hear oldtimers lament about the "good old days" when working here was great and everything functioned properly and I have trouble believing that. I can understand a company changing somewhat throughout the years but I can't see this place... — read more
How does everyone feel about the new engine? Does it make you feel special inside? Would you rather be laid off if it saved enough money to pay for this new engine and symbol of unity?
How many did they go through to get 4
Got taken out at the knees after 19 years and 6 months, just a year before I could get an early pension that would survive me and still take care of my spouse. It sucked, but let me tell you, I thank God in his Heaven every day that I am not at that... — read more
How bad is it on the LA and Mojave subs? How short are the board for needed hiring? the local MOP said they are just hiring to show the FRA the boards have crews....LOL
I do not want to hear another word about UP supporting female employees. Lance appointed a new EVP of Law. Under him is now a male dominated VP staff who belittles employees. Men and women both but mainly women. If I have to hear about grace and... — read more
Im thinking our shop is done with layoffs. They might even call some of our guys back. North Platte had our backs and worked for us so we all still have jobs. Our manager is the best. #1 shop to be the safest in system.
They are currently holding interviews at NASCAR rallies and fish frys!!!! Exciting!
Here we go brothers! Solidarity.
Anyone know if over 28 attendance points gets you fired anymore? Several people at my location are going over and still working. Everyone is being overworked and the folks going over almost seem like they can’t wait to get fired.
Vena in Roseville today guessing he wants to swing that axe a few more times on the way out the door
Stl Louis utilizing Kubata ATV ‘s allowing crews to drive out to trains. Eliminating van company. Fully operational con or eng are the drivers.
Do you agree with the company paying tribute to all those on unemployment or homeless in this way? To honor those laid off there will be a painting of employees escorted out the front door by security.
much more fitting indeed.
This company is shameless. Propaganda even 1940's Germany would be envious of.
Central Freight Lines, Inc., a Waco, TX based trucking company is readying for Chapter 11 bankruptcy according to sources close to upper management. Sources have confirmed the company needed to make it into the 2020 year in order to maximize its... — read more
Why do we have people at UP who have been here for years and still have no idea what their duties are and how to do them? It amazes me when somebody who's been here longer than me (sometimes twice as long) comes to me for help over the most basic... — read more
They're going to have to spend money to fix the company and spending money is not popular....
How is anyone supposed to make time when manpower is cut to the bone? 12 hour shifts with no days off. Crew boards cut so deep you turn on your rest daily and get deadheaded on your 6th start so you can start all over again and not get time off. ... — read more
I finally quit! UP has consumed my life. I thought they would be completely indifferent when I told them I'm quitting, because I am aware that they only see people as numbers, however, I think the manager was surprised. I even think he was angry... — read more
Which railroad will take the top spot? I’m doing my part to make sure UP wins. Don’t call me I’ll call you. Let’s show the other railroads how much we care about safety and prevent accidents. You can’t have an accident if you’re not there. ... — read more
If you're betting on PSR continuing on it's path, that looks to be winning stock pick instead of UNP. If we still had enough carmen that were allowed to do real carmen inspections they might have caught that bad wheel before it broke in half and... — read more
I don’t know if it’s more funny or tragic when they say “the company is in good shape”? I mean, I don't understand how they're not ashamed to tell us stories like that? They're just lying to themselves. I don't know who can still believe the things... — read more
Instead quit when you’re ready and give them notice effective immediately. Sad it has come to this. You can’t be professional at an unethical company like UP. Give notice and they fire you. Don’t give notice and they’ll be mad they couldn’t fire... — read more
Maintenance can only be avoided for so long before the system collapse. It will cost much more in the future to bring everything back to standard than it would to maintain the equipment and track now. The reality is we have very short sided... — read more
Np mechanical unions fill the holiday forces for the carrier and are now subjecting us to discipline by forcing members to work on their scheduled rest day. Man it's great paying to have them do that sh-t to you.
Proviso yard manager had it’s first manager fired for high balling cars with FRA defects broken ladders bad wheels it’s about time they get caught watch out other UP points!!
Helping the schools and communities learn about the railroad up close!
How many who have 20+ years with the RR have made sacrifices and in the end believed it was worth it? I don’t deny that the pay helped me provide for my family very well and when my son begins college next year he won’t have to worry about tuition... — read more
Union Pacific?? I know we are attracting top talent these days, and I know this exact situation happens a lot. Thanks for the feedback.
If you were offered a decent severance package, not even anything spectacular but enough to create a safety net between jobs, would you take it? I think people are so fed up with all the cr-p here that everybody would jump at the opportunity. He-l... — read more
Right now the top headlines on Google News for Union Pacific are: 1) Retaliation Claim Against Union Pacific Railroad Company Survives 2) Union Pacific probes train derailment, hydrochloric acid leak 3) Union Pacific Corp. stock falls Monday... — read more
Ken Hoexter Bank of America conference. I think the next big step then, let’s talk about your union negotiations, right? Maybe just talk about the process so people don’t quite understand how your contracts become amendable. They don’t actually... — read more
I was wondering if anyone has information on accumulative injury? I hurt my back a few years back and only got offered a t-shirt.