Generous unemployment benefits, stricter qualifications and fear of technology are three reasons the qualified driver pool is shrinking
Truck driving is a skilled occupation that should not be lumped in with burger flippers and other low wage/low skill jobs in order for the industry’s jobs strategy to work. Temporary foreign workers program won’t fix driver shortage, but essential to fill seats.
Once again, a major court in North America has concluded independent contractors be considered employees due to the amount of control the carrier exhibited over the drivers’ day-to-day work.
The myriad of regulations in the U.S. could leave the trucking industry having to hire twice as many drivers by 2018 as it does today to offset productivity losses
Posted Tuesday June 10, 2014 in Labour/HR/driver shortage
Trucking HR Canada has developed an interactive succession planning tool for fleet managers who want to ensure they always have the right people in the right job.
Posted Thursday June 05, 2014 in Labour/HR/driver shortage
Trucking HR Canada is conducting a series of surveys so it can better understand the issues and challenges faced by women in the trucking industry.