• October 31, 2018

    Our Halloween Potluck


    UP wishes everyone a safe and Happy Halloween!   We celebrated at the downtown office with a Potluck lunch.  Congrats Lauren Laxton on winning best costume!  Happy Halloween everyone!!!

  • October 2, 2018

    The Safety Zone Newsletter – September Edition


    Topics covered this month: Ergonomics – Stretch it out at your desk; FRC and Heat Stress; Working around Cranes The Safety Zone – September

  • October 1, 2018

    Three Helpful Job Closing Tactics


    When you make an offer, do you know what the candidate will say? Or are you crossing your fingers? According to LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting, if you don’t want any surprises, you may need a better strategy. Read along for …

  • September 19, 2018

    Career Advice


    Let’s face it: Life does not always get easier as you grow older. As the years pass by, you begin to realize what you wish you would have known from the start. Click the article below for advice on how …

  • September 13, 2018

    Why Not To Lie On Your Resume


    When working on a resume, some may be tempted to make their title sound a little fancier or list certain experience they don’t. What’s surprising is just how many of your fellow job seekers follow through on this temptation and …

  • July 31, 2018

    Shintech Louisiana LLC Expansion


    Way to go, Shintech! The refinery is on track to create 120 new direct jobs, with an average salary of more than $81,800. Shintech Louisiana LLC will spend $1.49 billion to expand its Plaquemine manufacturing operations, the latest in a …

  • July 19, 2018

    Job Tips


    If you’re eyeing a job that you are overqualified for, what should you do to show the employer you’re serious about getting – and staying at – the job? Read along on the link below for some tips! https://www.careerbuilder.com/advice/overqualified-for-a-job?utm_source=circulate.it&utm_campaign=circulate.it&utm_medium=linkedin  

  • June 28, 2018

    Shortcut to Permanent Disability


    6.27.18 Safety Moment

  • Happy 10 Year Anniversary Trenise!


      We would like to acknowledge Trenise Irvin for her 10 year employment of hard work and devotion to UP. We thank you for all you have done for us over the past DECADE. Happy Anniversary Trenise!    

  • January 25, 2018

    Congrats to Chris Sullivan, ACES Winner


      Congrats to Chris Sullivan of Valero St. Charles for winning our annual $1,000 ACES award.  Chris is a Safety Coordinator at Valero. He turns in several ACES hazard recognition cards a week, which in turn ups his chances for …