Bureau of Labor Statistics

Trucking adds 4,400 jobs

Revised numbers show a 3,000-job increase in May and 4,400 positions added in June.

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Few trucking jobs added

The industry added a mere 100 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis.

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Trucking adds 4,500 jobs

Compared to April 2010, the number of jobs in for-hire trucking was up 41,600, or 3.4 percent.

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1,600 trucking jobs added

Payroll employment at for-hire trucking companies in March was 40,000 jobs higher than in March 2010.

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Trucking jobs rise in February

If the numbers hold, the increase in trucking jobs would be the largest one-month surge since December 1990.

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A federal panel recommends an increase in the fuel tax, the FMCSA adjusts CSA cargo scoring, a lawsuit aims to block CSA 2010 disclosure, a private firm plans to offer driver scorecards to reflect CSA 2010 and many more industry news items are featured.

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Trucking adds more jobs

After adding 1,000 positions in June, payroll employment in trucking is up 8,800 jobs since March.

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Trucking loses more than 94,000 jobs in 2009

Payroll employment among for-hire trucking companies dropped 7 percent – or 94,200 jobs – in 2009 to approximately 1.247 million workers, according to the latest figures released Friday, Jan. 8, by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. For December, payroll employment was down 0.3 percent from November.  With the estimated 3,300 jobs lost in December, the trucking industry has lost 208,000 jobs – or 14.3 percent – since seasonally adjusted trucking employment peaked in ...

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Consumer, safety and labor groups have petitioned a federal court for permission to pursue a third round of litigation to overturn the hours of service rule.

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