Labor


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    Survey shows how often location affects worker pay

    More than one third of Payscale respondents say they no longer require a degree for salaried positions.

    By Laurel Kalser • June 25, 2024
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    7 stats that show how inflation, AI are reshaping employee expectations

    2024’s talent trends will likely drive “seismic change” in the world of work, ADP research says.

    By Kate Tornone • June 24, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Trucking Dive

    These five stories detail the top trends and issues facing the trucking and transportation industry. 

    By Trucking Dive staff
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    Fixing engagement? Consider employee workload, report says

    Achieving optimal workload, however, isn’t just about eliminating work, said a McLean & Co. leader.

    By Carolyn Crist • June 18, 2024
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    AAA Cooper president to succeed CEO

    Charlie Prickett is taking over for Reid Dove three years after Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings acquired the LTL carrier.

    By June 17, 2024
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    Canadian border agents to decide on new labor deal by July 4

    Starting June 20, union members will vote on a tentative four-year agreement that forestalled a potential strike.

    By June 14, 2024
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    FMCSA extends Baltimore bridge collapse emergency waivers

    The second, and likely final, extension of ELD and hours of service rules ends June 22.

    By June 13, 2024
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    Private fleets hire drivers amid changing market

    As the industry transitions, businesses are also simplifying pay models, according to The National Transportation Institute.

    By June 13, 2024
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    LGBTQ+ workers face a substantial pay gap, Glassdoor says

    Unadjusted, the gap is similar to the pay gap between men and women, though LGBTQ+ workers are disproportionately represented in some industries. 

    By Kathryn Moody • June 12, 2024
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    Border agents reach tentative deal with Canadian government

    The union had threatened to strike on Friday if negotiations continued to stall.

    By June 11, 2024
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    XPO board member resigns, joins Brad Jacobs at QXO

    Four of the six members of the building products distributor's board come from the LTL carrier.

    By June 11, 2024
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    ‘A totally different world’: Autonomous trucks prepare to go driverless in Texas

    Trucking Dive rode in a heavy-duty AV and toured Aurora and Kodiak sites to experience the developing technology firsthand.

    By June 11, 2024
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    Canadian border agents set Friday strike deadline

    The union has renewed its threats to take job action if no deal is reached this week.

    By June 10, 2024
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    Drivers with some experience make pay gains

    The prevalence of a 50-to-55 cent per mile pay range rose for those with one and three years of experience.

    By June 10, 2024
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    Canada border agent strike averted, for now

    The union representing border agents called off job action until further notice as mediated talks will continue until Wednesday.

    By June 7, 2024
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    Employers should include workers in AI plans, DOL says

    The agency outlined a list of eight “AI Principles for Developers and Employers,” following up on a 2023 directive from the White House.

    By Ryan Golden • June 5, 2024
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    Canada border disruption? How a possible strike would impact transportation

    If a strike happens, shippers can expect lengthy delays moving freight on trucks between the U.S. and Canada.

    By Updated June 7, 2024
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    Execs from Cummins and J&M Tank Lines join ATRI board

    Cummins’ Brett Merritt and J&M Tank Lines’ Harold Sumerford Jr. were appointed by Board Chairman Derek Leathers, Werner’s CEO.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Ineffective leadership poses biggest people risk to organizations today, HR pros say

    Inadequate succession planning and poor use of worker skills are among concerns worsened by poor management, according to a report from Mercer and Marsh.

    By Carolyn Crist • June 3, 2024
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    ATA extends CEO’s contract through 2029

    The trucking industry group’s board voted to add another three years to Chris Spear’s term as president.

    By May 31, 2024
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    Bison Transport CEO retires, interim replacement promoted

    Rob Penner spent 35 years with the Canada-based carrier.

    By May 30, 2024
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    California State Assembly advances revived AV safety operator bill

    The proposal repeats a nearly identical version that Gov. Gavin Newsom rejected last September.

    By May 29, 2024
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    New Jersey surveys drivers on truck parking

    The state transportation department is accepting responses to two separate surveys until June 16.

    By May 24, 2024
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    Knight-Swift noncompete with ex-CEO highlights old framework ahead of rule change

    A severance deal temporarily prevents David Jackson from taking on industry and director positions.

    By May 23, 2024
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    Old Dominion to promote financial director to VP

    Clayton Brinker will succeed retiring VP of Finance and Accounting Kim Maready on Aug. 2.

    By May 23, 2024
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    Swift Transportation driver’s license rule discriminates against foreign-born applicants, lawsuit alleges

    The complaint said the man applied for a job with a CDL and the necessary driving experience.

    By Laurel Kalser • May 20, 2024