Union Pacific Railroad Named Best Diversity Company for Third Consecutive Year

OMAHA, Neb. — For the third consecutive year, Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology named Union Pacific Railroad a Best Diversity Company.

The magazine chose Union Pacific based upon its support of women and minorities, efforts to support work/life balance, and supplier diversity commitment based on feedback from the magazine’s readers and website visitors.

“Attracting and retaining a skilled and diverse workforce is critical to our success as a company,” said Barb Schaefer, Union Pacific senior vice president – Human Resources. “We are honored to receive this recognition from Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology for the third year in a row for our commitment to using ability and talent as our main criteria for employment.”

Union Pacific actively promoted diversity by increasing its minority- and women-owned supplier base for materials and service providers by 55 percent from 2005 to 2009. The company also supports employee resource groups, which help nurture a diverse culture, promote diversity issues and support recruiting, retention and advancement efforts for women and minorities.

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