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5 essential questions for evaluating your recruiting, retention processes

To properly recruit and retain good truck drivers, key members of the entire carrier family need to be involved from before first contact: The training and operations departments must be ...

FedEx Freight drivers at N.J. service center opt for Teamsters

Drivers at FedEx Freight's South Brunswick, N.J., terminal on Friday voted to join Teamsters Local 701. The vote was 66 to 42, according to the union, and the group becomes ...

California OKs benefits for misclassified driver in ongoing port truckers disputes

The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement has awarded $9,000 in unemployment benefits to a trucker it says Total Transportation Services Inc. misclassified as an independent contractor.

Winegard selling satellite TV antennas at TA locations

Winegard, a provider of antenna design, development, and manufacturing, has moved into the truck market by partnering with DAS Distributing, Inc. to offer its line of antennas directed at professional ...

TCA, Overdrive seeking nominations for year’s top owner-operator, company driver

The Truckload Carriers Association, in conjunction with CCJ sister sites Overdrive and Truckers News, is looking for the best company drivers and owner-operators in the land. Nominations can be made ...
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Con-way Freight 2, Teamsters 1 in SoCal terminal organization votes; next up?

Con-way Freight has improved its batting average to .500 after going to 2-for-3 against a Teamsters effort to organize workers last week in Southern California, but with a couple of ...

FMCSA clarifies rule on hearing-impaired drivers, OKs them to hold CDL

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued clarification recently on its English language rule, saying it does not bar hearing-impaired truckers who communicate in English, but do not speak, from ...

CCJ Innovator: Paramount Freight Systems’ benefits, communication with drivers garner attention

Flexibility and incentives for its drivers are two big reasons why Paramount Freight Systems continues to be recognized as an award-winning driver-friendly company. Last March, the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge ...

FMCSA giving $1M to train military veterans for driving jobs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Oct. 21 it has awarded $1 million in grants to nine tech and community colleges across the U.S. to help train military veterans ...

Court rules against fleet, for owner-ops in classification and labor law case

Drayage carrier Green Fleet Systems has been ordered to reinstate two owner-operators after a court ruled last week it violated labor laws.

‘Truck driver’ named one of hardest U.S. jobs to fill by trade group

“Truck drivers” landed at No. 3 on ASA’s annual Skills Gap Index, which measures the hardest-to-fill occupations in the U.S.

Schneider celebrates drivers at Intermodal Rodeo

The increasingly complex regulatory environment often leaves transportation companies and shippers feeling like they are competing in a Wild West–style rodeo. Which way to turn and how fast to move ...

In historic vote, FedEx Freight drivers vote to join Teamsters

FedEx Freight drivers in Croydon, Pa. have become the first U.S. drivers to join the Teamsters union, by a 26-18 vote on Oct. 14.

Schneider boosts van driver pay, cites strong customer demand

Schneider National announced it increased pay for its Van Truckload division drivers by between 8 and 13 percent in mileage and bonuses.