they probably fired the poor intern that let the question get through. after a lot of talk they said yes so looks like we're going to be getting some homemade masks which is better than nothing. they didn't like that question. they were hoping to... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Union Pacific Corp.
Unified 2020 plan is over. New plan is called UP Is A Joke 2021. Yeeee haaaaaw
I send message if U.P. gets any money for coronavirus they should be required to retain employees. Maybe if we flood them with messages something can be done. Better then doing nothing.
According to Facebook quite a few employees in Council Bluffs IA are contacting local news stations in Omaha Ne with information about poor working conditions in the yard. Apparently only one bottle of hand sanitizer and instead of cleaning key... — read more
Bring back MSO TO HELP CLEAN UP THE CORONAVIRUS!!!!!!
Looking at the psr post on the website yesterday all the metrics are at goal but the worker productivity. In our current state of business around the country I fear only more layoffs are in our future. Hopefully the carloadings go up and the managers... — read more
In the meantime the postal service has been "distributing masks, gloves and cleaning and sanitizing products to more than 30,000 locations; adhering to official guidelines regarding social distancing; eliminated a requirement that customers must sign... — read more
Amtrak getting 1 billion in stimulus funds. Some of this will be disbursed to UP in various way such as payments for using their tracks. Amtrak has lost money every year since it started and should be cancelled. The FRA is included in a group... — read more
If nothing else do it on the limo drivers. We had one the other night coughing so hard we thought he was going to choke.
The next union to be abolished will be the IAM by the end of this year. The job of a machinist is nothing more than a parts changer and takes no skill whatsoever. In fact at a lot of points across the system their jobs are being contracted out and at... — read more
https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/meghan-mccain-essential-workers-should-have-pay-doubled-coronavirus-outbreak-214915592.html subtract 30% from all the people in sitting at home and give to the essential workers.
They also look to see if you are friends on social media with contractors UP does business with. Make sure you update your privacy settings and don’t list UP as your employer. They also monitor this website and respond to posts.
Our crooked union won’t strike so it’s time for an FMLA party’!!!
Call for a van ride or fuel truck.
9 Million more jobless claims in the past two weeks. That makes UP layoffs .0004% of that. Time to celebrate how fortunate those of us that are working are.
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
I read on a facebook trend someone saying they would close Bailey Yard. There is no possible way they would shut that down. We have best numbers in system and very busy working lots OT. Largest yard in system. No UP without NP.
I've been hearing there will be layoffs here next month. Jim Vena has been here this evening walking around the shop.
Has bought back 32$ billion in stock since 2010. Bought back 5.8$ billion in 2019. Borrowed $3 billion in 2019 to help do... — read more
Room quarantined at the hotel in Yuma...employee transported via ambulance. Company DID NOT inform his coworker on that trip or the crews that used the same locomotive at subsequent crew change points... Typical carrier response...hide hide... — read more
Then wait 3 months to abolish them. Just a nice way to trim the fat. Guaranteed.
Will this virus keep us from getting forloughed when some foreman come back to floor since they didnt make it to manager status. How many foreman actually coming back to floor hopefully not many. Doesnt this take effect april 1st
Conductor was charged a higher amount to lay-off during the week than normal. When asked why he was told it was a pandemic. So if you get sick you’re penalized even more points during a pandemic under the new system?
https://seekingalpha.com/news/3556779-union-pacific-says-uncertainty-is-on-track Does the dispatcher know about this?
We have no protection other than a bottle of bleach and a wash cloth. No social distancing. Very secretive with the cases of who gets the virus at work. Not notifying other people who may have been around them. People are dying of this thing left... — read more
Then they’ll announce they’re foregoing any pay for themselves this year, not doing any stock buybacks and not paying any dividends all so they can help the company and avoid layoffs. They’re going to temporarily lift any attendance investigations... — read more
There are so many people on here who are so negative. It is getting old. Instead of talking about headquarters, hdc, subsidiaries, and field staff along with getting rid of all non-essential staff (whom some think they are), think about what some of... — read more
Those of us being told to report to work but those with the same job title working from home in Omaha ??? Same level , same title , same job discription .. feels like we are being singled out ... the company probably won’t think to give us all hazard... — read more
So there was an issue the other day with a Sweetwater crew that handed a train off to the outbound. The inbound crew member was sweating, dry cough and had a fever. He neglected to tell anyone of how he got this, which was not by chance. I guess... — read more
Why are we not making all employees enter our facilities through one gate and have our Nurse/Nurses check everyone's temp before allowing entrance? Not only are hospital's doing this, MANY other companies are doing it. Especially at a facility as... — read more
Will U.P. take advantage of this with temporary layoffs?
not to mention not having group meetings. what a bunch of id–ts. bunch of managers slobbing all over each other and getting the corona.
but it's dropped again. Now at 7%.