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NAFTA Could Cost Drivers Two Million More Jobs

Sep
22,
2009
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Opening Mexico’s border under the NAFTA agreement could cost professional truck drivers in the U. S. as many as two million jobs.  With an estimated four million active U. S. truck drivers, that would equal cutting half of the work … Continue reading

Workplace Harassment and American Injustice

Aug
17,
2009
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“The most odious of all oppressions are those which mask as justice.” That statement was once made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson.   It’s a statement that I often recall when I hear or read about a so-called … Continue reading

Student Truck Drivers Often Face Hostility and Abuse

Jun
8,
2009
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Harassment, verbal and physical abuse, sexual assault and even rape is being reported within the trucking industry on student drivers by their driver trainers.  Though most driver trainers are highly professional and respectful to their student trainees, there are those … Continue reading

Truck Driving Jobs and the Recession

Apr
7,
2009
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CDL training schools are presently seeing an increase in student enrollment, as high as thirty percent.  Are there enough truck driving jobs to accommodate them?  Can a CDL student or recent CDL graduate find a trucking job in the present … Continue reading

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