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Amtrak Among Best Emloyers

May 3, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year Forbes magazine has named Amtrak to its list of America’s best employers.

The passenger carrier, which has about 20,000 employees, was one of 500 employers recognized across 25 industries by Forbes.

Amtrak was named in the transportation and logistics category and was chosen based on an independent survey of 30,000 people who work for large firms or institutions who rated their willingness to recommend their own companies on a scale of 0 to 10.

Among the positive qualities cited by employees at Amtrak were a new parental leave income replacement policy in which eligible new parents can receive up to 12 weeks of income.

The benefit extends to birth and adoptive parents and same-sex partners.

Other benefits cited by Amtrak employees included vacation and holiday time off, 401K and retirement plans, and education assistance.

“We want working at Amtrak to be a fulfilling experience where employees find a safe workplace, a diverse workforce, challenging and rewarding opportunities, enjoy respect among colleagues, competitive pay and benefits, and a performance-oriented culture,” said Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson in a statement.

Amtrak Makes Forbes Best Employers List

May 11, 2017

Forbes magazine has named Amtrak a top U.S. employer, the third consecutive year that the carrier has made the list.

Amtrak was listed under the transportation and logistics category. The honor was based on Forbes’ independent survey of 30,000 workers throughout the United States to see which companies were the best.

Amtrak is a great company because of the people who continuously keep our customers safe and make the railroad the smarter way to travel,” said Amtrak President and CEO Charles “Wick” Moorman in a statement. “We want employees to find a safe workplace, challenging work, and receive the reward of competitive pay and benefits in a performance-oriented culture.”

Amtrak Makes Forbes Best Employer List

March 24, 2016

Forbes magazine has named Amtrak one of America’s Best Employers 2016.

The railroad was listed under the transportation and logistics category. Companies were chosen following an independent survey of 30,000 workers throughout the United States.

Amtrak logoAmtrak has more than 20,000 employees. The Forbes list included 500 employers across 25 industries.

It is the second consecutive year that Amtrak has made the Forbes best employers list.

“Amtrak is a remarkable story because of the people who continuously make the railroad the smarter way to travel,” said Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman in a news release. “We want employees to find a safe workplace, be challenged, and rewarded with competitive pay and benefits in a performance-oriented culture.”