Union Pacific Railroad
Union Pacific Railroad has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, despite its pledge to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. It does not have viewpoint protections for employees either. Union Pacific also restricts donations to religious organizations while advocating for progressive gender ideology. It has not used funds to support ideological causes. For these reasons, Union Pacific Railroad receives a "Medium Risk" rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
Union Pacific has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means Union Pacific has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
The Union Pacific Foundation focuses on funding safety, workforce development, community spaces, and local needs. The foundation offers grants to religious organizations only if “they have established a separate 501(c)(3) organization to operate the funded program AND the outreach program is offered to the general population regardless of religious affiliation” (1). Union Pacific’s employee match program does not match donations made to “houses of worship and organizations established for religious purposes,” among other eligibility restrictions (2).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Union Pacific does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Union Pacific does not fund ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
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March 23, 2023
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