A series of indicators and some anecdotally established patterns supported by data show an increasing willingness among truckload carriers to use performance-based pay systems for drivers.
After rejecting a deal earlier this month, the Teamsters working with YRC Worldwide have agreed to a tentative employment deal, but the union says it will hold YRC's "feet to the fire" in moving forward.
The Teamsters have rejected the terms of a contract extension with YRC that the carrier says would help it stay afloat, while agreeing to new terms with a pay raise and better benefits at UPS. ...
CRST Malone Inc., a subsidiary of CRST International Inc., announced plans to quadruple sign-on bonuses for their owner-operator flatbed division. Previously capped at $1,000, the new incentive package boasts a bonus of $4,000 to be ...
Many carriers have moved in in the direction of time-based pay systems with hourly detention-pay plans, including small fleets; some strategies for detention-rate negotiations take shape.
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