A year after George Floyd: UP’s Fritz reflects on diversity, equity and inclusion

"Our duty ... is to create true equity and inclusion for all our employees and help do the same in the communities we serve,” Union Pacific Railroad's Lance Fritz wrote in a letter posted May 25 on the Class I’s website.

The May 25, 2020, murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and the events that followed have served as a “wakeup call” for Union Pacific Railroad, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Lance Fritz wrote in a letter posted on the Class I’s website.


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