At Trucking HR Canada, we strive to make your job easier. One way we do that is by delivering a comprehensive collection of up-to-date guides, reports, templates and more to support effective human resources management and recruitment and retention efforts. Our training resources provide foundational content to inform quality and consistent training.
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National Occupational Standard Toolkit
The work of a commercial vehicle operator (truck driver) can be varied. Many of these individuals will require job-specific knowledge, skills and abilities that apply to specific workplaces, industries and commodities.
This National Occupational Standard clearly defines the core knowledge, skills and abilities that are shared by the widest-possible array of commercial vehicle operators (truck drivers) and typically developed early in a career.
Access the National Occupational Standard toolkit here.
Physical Demands Assessments
Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs) identify the physical job requirements for specific occupations. Once employers are aware of the physical requirements of the job, current employees and new hires can be assessed to determine if they can perform the physical duties. If required, potential accommodations can be put in place to allow workers from various under-represented groups to not only perform, but thrive, in their roles – a mutually beneficial outcome for both workers and employers.
- Bulk Liquid Driver – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Coach Mentor Assessor – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Commercial Vehicle Operator – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Dispatcher – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Dock Worker – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Driver Trainer – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Flat Bed Driver – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Freight Claims Specialist – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Heavy Equipment Mechanic – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Shunt Driver – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
- Supervisor – Physical Demands Assessments (PDAs)
This project was funded in part by Employment and Social Development Canada.
THRC Career ExpressWay
Trucking HR Canada’s Career ExpressWay connects employers with career seekers looking for professional work experience in one of Canada’s largest and essential sectors.
Our direct reach to over 4500 employers across the country coupled with financial incentives mean we are well positioned to deliver meaningful and relevant work experiences for all.
Employers: Are you still relying on referrals to fill your driver positions? Reach out to new talent pools and get up to $15,000 in financial wage support as you do. Need to fill other office positions? We have you covered there too – up to $15,000 in wage supports are available for these positions too. In these times of uncertainty, our program can hep reduce your risk.
Educators: Are you looking to place your graduates in meaningful, career boosting roles? From logistics, dispatch, customer service, sales, business analytics, driving positions and more – our sector employs over 650,000 people.
Career seekers: We connect you with a career that will fuel your passion. From the open road where you help to deliver essential goods, to exploring new technological innovations –Are you looking for an opportunity to make an impact? Do you want to grow your skill set, feel valued, and become a core part of the team? Do you want to have a career that is stimulating and challenging? We offer what you seek – let us help you on this path to your potential.
Our industry provides well-paying, stable, and rewarding jobs. The wage and training subsidy offered through Career ExpressWay will help employers better connect with new recruits, who will in-turn gain valuable work experience that can propel their career. Opportunities abound – new recruits will build their skills while gaining access to a professional network offering numerous different career paths with a range of employers that are essential in ensuring Canada’s supply chain keeps moving.
Employers benefit by gaining access to new talent pools along with a financial boost that reduces their onboarding risk.
Let’s explore the programs we offer for employers and career seekers:
- Employer Wage Support for Youth
- Employer Wage Support for People with Disabilities
- Training Subsidies for New Driver Recruits
A modern workforce is one that addresses harassment and violence in the workplace
Trucking HR Canada’s (THRC) Workplace Harassment and Violence (WHV) bilingual suite of resources and training is a leading industry program.
While recent changes to the Canada Labour Code apply to all federally regulated workplaces, addressing workplace harassment and violence is also an HR best practice – one that Trucking HR Canada regularly assesses through the Top Fleet Employer Program, as well as promoting through our HR resources for employers.
As leaders in delivering evidence-based HR solutions for employers – our training, and supplementary suite of workplace harassment and violence resources meet HR standards of excellence and all compliance requirements of the new federal Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations.
This program was developed in partnership with Labour Canada, labour groups, employment lawyers, and HR professionals. It is delivered in partnership with the Canadian Trucking Alliance and all provincial associations.
The project is funded in part by the government of Canada’s Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Fund.
We have a suite of HR compliance tools to help you.
Bill C-65 introduced new Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations–effective as of January 1st, 2021. What does this mean for your organization?
Federally regulated employers will have new obligations to:
- Prevent workplace harassment and violence.
- Respond effectively and in a timely manner to incidents.
- Support for affected employees.
Based on these three pillars, the new Regulations introduce requirements that all federally regulated employers must meet:
- Implementing joint roles and responsibilities shared with either the policy committee, the workplace committee, or the workplace health and safety representative;
- Assessing the risk of harassment and violence in the workplace and developing a prevention plan;
- Developing emergency procedures for critical incidents in the workplace;
- Developing a new Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Policy;
- Following new requirements, timelines, and procedures related to the complaint resolution process;
- Providing more options for workers to have their issues resolved (respecting employee rights to request formal investigation);
- Appointing a Designated Recipient of workplace harassment and violence complaints;
- Providing mandatory workplace harassment and violence prevention training;
- Providing information on local support services to help employees recover and return to work after an incident of workplace harassment and violence; and
- Record-keeping and reporting requirements.
Trucking HR Canada is dedicated to supporting fleets as they adapt to new requirements. With trucking industry-specific training and resources, we will give you the tools you need to stay informed and help you meet requirements.
Discover a suite of engaging training modules designed to ensure that your company stays on track with mandatory training requirements. Industry-specific workplace harassment and violence prevention training modules provide training solutions for employers, employees, and for individuals managing workplace complaints. Trucking HR Canada training courses are developed to provide you with everything you need to know about Bill C-65 and the Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations.
- Trucking HR Canada Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Policy Template
- French Version: Règlement sur la prévention du harcèlement et de la violence dans le lieu de travail: Modèle de politique
Consult this resource for a sample Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Policy, with tips on compliance and best practices. Developed in partnership with legal and HR professionals, this resource will give you the information you need to create a compliant policy.
- Trucking HR Canada Policy Implementation Checklist
- French Version: Liste de contrôle de mise en oeuvre de la politique
Consult this resource for a detailed summary of your obligations as they relate to the Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Policy.
- Trucking HR Risk Assessment Checklist
- French Version: Liste de contrôle pour l’évaluation des risques en milieu de travail
Consult this resource to help you monitor your company’s practices and ensure compliance with risk assessment requirements under the Regulations.
- Coming Soon: Employer’s Guide to Harassment and Violence Prevention, Response and Support A Best Practice Handbook
- Understanding Bill C-65 – How-to Guide for Employers and Employees
Consult these resources for a high-level overview of the changes introduced by Bill C-65 and the new Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations. The guides explain new rights and obligations, and provide industry-specific information on who the law applies to.
Many employers have questions and concerns about the Designated Recipient of workplace harassment and violence complaints. This guide will help employers understand the roles and responsibilities of the Designated Recipient. It also provides a detailed overview of the skills, competencies and training that can help Designated Recipients excel in their role.
Trucking HR Canada is Here to Help.
Frequently Asked Questions
Bill C-65 and the Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations are effective January 1st, 2021. The new rules apply to all federally regulated trucking companies.
Section 122(1) of the Canada Labour Code defines harassment and violence as “any action, conduct or comment, including of a sexual nature, that can reasonably be expected to cause offence, humiliation or other physical or psychological injury or illness to an employee, including any prescribed action, conduct or comment.”
- Consult the Trucking HR Canada HR & Training Resources to learn more about key compliance topics and to locate tools that will help you implement the required changes at your workplace.
- Trucking HR Canada has developed industry-specific training solutions that will help your fleet meet training requirements under the Regulations. Consult the Training Resources tab on our HR & Training Resources page to learn more. about courses for employers, employees, and designated recipients of workplace harassment and violence complaints.
- Keep up with the latest news by following Trucking HR Canada on social media @truckinghr, subscribe to our newsletter, and review our Insights page for informative articles on compliance and best practices.
- Follow our events page for more information on our regular informational webinars.