Vacation and Holiday

Overview

Union Pacific encourages a work-life balance and offers a generous paid holiday and vacation benefit to their nonagreement employees.

Number of Vacation Days

Nonagreement employees qualify for paid vacation each year. Length of vacation is determined by years of continuous service. An employee’s vacation pay rate will be the employee’s base salary rate in effect on the day the employee starts vacation.Two weeks of vacation is allotted and prorated for the calendar year in which the employee is hired. The following table shows the number of vacation days allotted during the first calendar year in which an employee is hired:

Date of Hire Vacation Days
Jan. 1 10
Jan. 2 - Feb. 1 9
Feb. 2 - March 1 8
March 2 - April 1 8
April 2 - May 1 7
May 2 - June 1 6
June 2 - July 1 5
July 2 - Aug. 1 4
Aug. 2 - Sept. 1 3
Sept. 2 - Oct. 1 3
Oct. 2 - Nov. 1 2
Nov. 2 - Dec. 1 1
Dec. 2 - Dec. 31 0

Vacation Time After First Year of Employment

The following table shows the number of vacation weeks allotted for years of service in any calendar year (as of a nonagreement employee’s anniversary).

Years of service Vacation
1 to 4 years 2 weeks
5 to 9 years 3 weeks
10 to 19 years 4 weeks
20 years or more 5 weeks

Holidays

Up to 11 nonagreement employee holidays may be recognized each calendar year. If a holiday falls on Saturday, the holiday is observed on Sunday; if a holiday falls on Sunday, it is observed on Monday.

New Year's Day
President's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve