"Union Pacific is going through reductions in employee numbers, as well as on equipment, infrastructure, and other cost savings measures in order to provide bonuses to the top executives. While the shareholders currently love it, it is not sustainable, and will end poorly. With 4 generations at UP, including some of the top executive positions, I believe this will have dire consequences for the communities served by rail."
"Overall it’s been pretty good"
"Great Company. Poor Leadership."
"This company only cares about the shareholders and top executives making money. Your quality of life will be horrible. You will work all holidays and have very few weekend days off ever. If they decide they dont need you they will cut you off and never look back . You are just a number nothing more just train trash."
"Good work life balance. Love it"
"Union Pacific goes to great lengths to ensure that all of its employees are treated fairly and with respect. Everything they provide for their employees is top-notch, such as work facilities and benefits. They expect their employees to work hard in return. UP employees are all screened well and are high quality - experts in their fields and good at what they do."
"I've worked for Union Pacific for 5 years. It pays, and it's a great retirement"
"Company has changed for the worst. Not employee friendly at all."
"When i hired on in 2004, this was a great place to work , good benefits, ok pay , but starting in 2017 company profits became more important than the people. Began furloughing/laying off, people by the hundreds, At the same time announcing record profits quarterly, in 2018 hired a lot of new mechanics, for the La Basin , and less than 6 mouth later lay them all off, these where people with families that quit jobs to come work for Union Pacific, in 2020, lay off 500 supervisor, destroyed a union all in the name of profits."
"Old school top heavy company. Management is trying to change culture and the organization currently going through huge changes. Great benefits and compensation. Great place to work if you know someone up in the ladder or if you are related to someone."
"The training with Union Pacific is well put together. I learned so much working with this company."
"I have worked at UP for over 5 years."
"Great company with advancement opportunities."
"The company has gone downhill and treats employees badly. Poor safety and quality of work. It's more worried about running trains than keeping employees safe, and trains working at a high level."
"Out of all three railroads I’ve worked for this one would’ve stuck."
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