Union Pacific Reviews

Updated Sep 26, 2022

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2.1
18%
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14%
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Union Pacific President & CEO Lance Fritz
Lance Fritz
1,385 Ratings
Pros
  • "Easy, No micro mgmt, good pay & benefits(in 271 reviews)

  • "The job has great pay and benefits(in 241 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Cooperate politics, work life balance is not great(in 163 reviews)

  • "constant fear of being furloughed(in 120 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company

      Sep 25, 2020 - Sales Associate in Burnaby, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They treat you like a family

      Cons

      I didn't notice anything bad

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    2. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Not a good job.

      Feb 20, 2022 - Train Conductor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent pay for the work.

      Cons

      Terrible work life balance, and bad management.

      1 person found this review helpful
    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great employee

      Sep 21, 2022 - Locksmith 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Take care of employees and are looking out for ways to improve.

      Cons

      Get better equipment to help with the job

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice people

      Sep 20, 2022 - Law Clerk/Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      This was good work experience. It was a part time temporary position. Everyone was supportive.

      Cons

      Sometimes there is less guidance as the attorneys are all very busy.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      It’s not the worst

      Sep 15, 2022 - Manager Locomotive Maintenance in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great money, benefits and career opportunities

      Cons

      Long work days that can be taxing and extremely stressful

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good company - poor leadership in lower management

      Sep 9, 2022 - Project Coordinator in Omaha, NE
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay Good benefits Awesome Co Workers

      Cons

      Low level management tries to fire you the moment you get hired

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      No longer a great option for long term employment

      Sep 9, 2022 - Manager of Operations in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great benefits great retirement -- if you make it that long salary great for those starting out

      Cons

      minimum hours scheduled per week 60, did closer to 70-75 lots of pressure in elements change of transportation structure and significant loss of jobs and railyards closing burn out

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Awful

      Sep 22, 2022 - Manager in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Well-known company with great history

      Cons

      Profits over service is all it seems to be any longer

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great Company

      Sep 7, 2022 - Finance Analyst in Omaha, NE
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly coworkers and Amazing an Office/Building and good work load

      Cons

      Not fulfilling work obligations for what I expected

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great place.

      Sep 6, 2022 - Director 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay, people, mobility., opportunities and locations.

      Cons

      Hours, variability, locations, change and ESG.

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    Union Pacific has an overall rating of 2.1 out of 5, based on over 2,627 reviews left anonymously by employees. 18% of employees would recommend working at Union Pacific to a friend and 25% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Union Pacific employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Union Pacific. This rating has decreased by -10% over the last 12 months.

    18% of Union Pacific employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Union Pacific 1.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 1.8 for culture and values and 2.1 for career opportunities.

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