Railroad workers to benefit from coronavirus stimulus package

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, March 27 - The needs of railroad workers and their families - including improvements to railroad unemployment benefits - are included in the new coronavirus stimulus package, which was signed into law today. On March 26, the United States Senate...

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PTI COVID-19 Update

Brothers and Sisters, Through conference calls between senior leadership within the UP and the BLET General Committees, it is essential for all members to understand the following: We are to be moved at all times complying with the 1 cab – 1 crew procedure, without...

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RRB Labor Member message to Rail Labor

CHICAGO - The following is a message to Rail Labor from John Bragg, Labor Member of the Railroad Retirement Board: The purpose of this notice is to update you on how COVID-19 is impacting operations at the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). Be assured, while it is not...

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COVID-19: UP Employees’ Most Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions? We’ve got answers. Union Pacific has received hundreds of COVID-19-related questions on topics such as potential exposure, commuting to work in areas with “shelter in place” orders and child care resources. Q: What is considered a possible COVID-19...

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UP Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

As of March 23 at noon CT, four Union Pacific employees have tested positive for COVID-19 and one is presumed positive: On March 10, one Engineering employee in Stockton, California, tested positive. This led to the self-quarantine of eight employees with direct...

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FYI FYI: COVID-19

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Railroad spokesperson Raquel Espinoza confirmed the 50-year old man testing positive for COVID-19 on March 17th in Lincoln County is an employee of the railroad. Espinoza tells us a Union Pacific employee who works at Bailey Yard in North...

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BRC COVID-19 Situation

Hello Brothers this message is in regards to the BRC Clearing Yard COVID-19 Situation The info we got from the Belt Superintendent is an Engineering Dept employees wife works With a person that tested positive for the COVID-19 Virus when the employee found out he...

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From: GCA UPNR

Brothers, Most of you have concerns with the application of the attendance policy.  I advise that if an employee must take some time off they must contact their manager.  When this is done you must follow up with written documentation memorializing the conversation. ...

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