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Brett Hiscock, general director, Tech, was honored with an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award for affirming Union Pacific’s military-friendly workplace culture. This Department of Defense award recognizes supervisors for their support of an individual employee’s military service. Read Story
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Union Pacific delivered a nearly 45-foot-tall blue spruce to The Durham Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, as part of a longstanding tradition that dates to 1931, when railroad crews first began cutting down and delivering the city’s official Christmas tree.
Union Pacific’s State-of-the-Art Grain Transload Facility Is Win-Win for Ag Producers and Ocean Carriers
Located in the middle of some of the richest, most productive farmland in the nation, Union Pacific's new grain transload facility will reduce transportation costs for Midwest agricultural producers while creating efficiencies for ocean carriers and the nation’s overall supply chain.
Union Pacific's second annual Climate Action Plan is a comprehensive report that outlines the strategic steps we are taking to reduce our operations’ impact on the environment.
Why do veterans like me, a former Navy Petty Officer, choose to pursue careers at Union Pacific, and more importantly, why do we stay? After all, 17% of UP’s workforce are veterans. Many of my veteran co-worker buddies will answer this question differently, but the common response is: Union Pacific is “mission focused.”
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Union Pacific's Katie Sanders strategically built and guided the team that tackled the on-time delivery of CADX, now nearing its one-year cutover anniversary. A multiyear effort by several departments, CADX was developed in-house and allows train dispatchers to line signals and switches while issuing restrictions and authorities through the system.
In 2022, Union Pacific will invest around $3.4 billion in capital – much of which will go toward hardening the railroad’s infrastructure and increasing capacity through siding extensions like the one recently completed in Oscuro, New Mexico.
Union Pacific Strengthens Sustainability With ‘Construction’ of a New Foundational, Community Ties Giving Program Pillar
The new Environmental Sustainability pillar allows Union Pacific to support projects led by environmental nonprofits and community-based organizations that align with the company’s Community Ties Giving Program mission and sustainability goals.
Women who have been out of the workforce for a long time and are seeking to hone their interview skills or build a resume have a place to go in Chicago thanks to help from Union Pacific's Communities Ties Giving Program.
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Growing up in Palm Springs, California, Gabriel Treleani enjoyed counting the rail cars traveling alongside Interstate 10. Now, the 18-year railroader gets to inspire the next generation of dreamers.
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As Union Pacific marches toward aggressive diversity goals – increasing its people of color population to 40% and doubling the female population to 11% by 2030 – Polly Harris is helping pave the way with steadfast leadership.
As the world grapples with pandemic fallout, recessionary conditions, supply chain challenges and labor shortages, railroads remain a lynchpin for economic growth. For Union Pacific, that responsibility means safeguarding our employees, meeting customer commitments, responsibly supporting communities, and consistently delivering shareholder expectations.
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Eighteen-year railroader Jan Yates is a well-known figure on the Houston Service Unit.
Union Pacific employees may notice some new tech riding the rails this fall – 50 rail cars equipped with a GPS device on the back are being released onto the network, providing real-time information and visibility of the car’s location, condition and health to shippers, rail car owners and railroads.
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Union Pacific’s Chicago Service Unit recently gained an experienced railroader, team player and safety advocate when Jeremy Stroud joined the local team operating Rochelle, Illinois’ Global 3 and West Chicago. His territory includes more than 100 miles of main line between Proviso, Illinois, and Clinton, Iowa. Stroud previously held the same role in Memphis, Tennessee.
It takes a team to keep America’s supply chain in motion, and Union Pacific is helping tackle the middle mile by partnering with logistics leaders across its 23-state network.