U.S. Department of Labor figures released Feb. 4 show 9,200 more trucking jobs than the agency's report a month ago.
The U.S. Department of Labor ordered a Florida trucking company to reinstate a driver fired for refusing to drive two unsafe trucks.
A long erosion of the traditional owner-operator model has taken place.
After adding 1,000 positions in June, payroll employment in trucking is up 8,800 jobs since March.
U.S. and state officials have investigated misclassification in recent years, with industries such as trucking and construction drawing more scrutiny.
In recent years, governmental agencies and courts have tried to decide if workers are employees or independent contractors. Now a provision in President Obama’s 2011 federal budget request targets the issue. Obama wants $25 million for ...
Governmental bodies often eye the construction industry for misclassification, but the trucking business also draws examination.
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 ...
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