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Dollars and Sense

Posted October 22, 2019

Everyone wants to be paid well and paid fairly. And employers want to be competitive...

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Understanding the Dispatcher

Posted October 21, 2019

The trucking industry devotes a lot of attention to the recruitment and retention of drivers....

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Big HR Tips for Small Fleets

Posted October 7, 2019

No matter the size of the company, a business cannot thrive without a team of...

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Join Us as Women with Drive Hits the Road

Posted October 4, 2019

Including more women in the trucking and logistics industry is an important issue for fleets...

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A Modern HR Approach Is Based on Sound Labour Market Information

Posted May 14, 2019

Concerns about finding and retaining drivers is a constant theme in our conversations with fleet...

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Prepare Now for Federal Pay Equity

Posted May 7, 2019

On December 13, 2018, the federal government?s Bill C-86, which among other things establishes a...

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A Modern HR Approach Is a Collaborative One

Posted April 30, 2019

"Modernizing your workforce starts with modernizing your HR approach." In today's labour market, successful truck...

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How Bill C-86 Will Change Employee Termination Policies

Posted April 23, 2019

Currently, if a federally regulated employer wants to terminate an employee, it must give two-weeks?...

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Modernizing Workplace Wellness

Posted April 16, 2019

There is a growing focus on employee health and wellness, and rightfully so. Putting wellness...

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Are Your Hours of Work Policies in Line with Bill C-86?

Posted April 9, 2019

This is the second installment in our three-part contribution to Trucking HR Canada?s ?Modernizing your...

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A Modern HR Approach Is a Social One

Posted April 2, 2019

In a tight labour market it?s becoming more important to use all possible recruitment tools...

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How Bill C-86 Affects Leaves of Absence and Vacation Pay

Posted March 26, 2019

One of the most important regulatory issues for trucking and logistics HR managers this year...

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Creating a Family-First Workplace

Posted March 18, 2019

Work-life balance means different things to different people, but I have no doubt that it?s...

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How Do You Modernize Your HR Approach? Revisit Your HR Plan

Posted March 8, 2019

Without question, the competition for qualified workers is hot both within and across industries. As...

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Why We Need Women with Drive

Posted February 14, 2019

The numbers don?t lie. The representation of women in the trucking and logistics industry remains...

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Doing More for Workplace Mental Health

Posted January 29, 2019

In any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience depression, anxiety,...

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Make Coaching and Mentoring Work for You

Posted December 4, 2018

Coaching and mentoring can have a significant positive impact on worker recruitment and retention. In...

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What’s Next for Women in Transportation?

Posted November 27, 2018

With research showing the need for as many as 48,000 drivers by 2024, the driver...

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Mental Health Matters

Posted September 18, 2018

In any given week, 500,000 employed Canadians are unable to work due to a mental...

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Views from Whistler

Posted June 13, 2018

What a pleasure it was to attend the BCTA Annual Conference and AGM this past...

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What You Should Know about the New Federal and Provincial Labour Standards

Posted June 12, 2018

Within the last year there have been significant initiatives involving federal and provincial employment standards...

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Why Training and Professional Development Matters

Posted May 25, 2018

The shortage of qualified employees, particularly truck drivers, is no secret to anyone who has...

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The Power of Brand in Recruitment and Retention

Posted May 22, 2018

Recruitment and retention are currently top-of-mind for all trucking and logistics employers. Competition for talent...

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Truck World 2018: A Warm Welcome

Posted April 24, 2018

As a new person to trucking and logistics, walking into the aptly named ?Truck World?...

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Better Together: Make Health and Wellness Part of Your HR Plan

Posted April 10, 2018

In an industry where the age of the workforce is higher than average and recruiting...

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Diversity Is a Competitive Advantage

Posted February 22, 2018

Attracting, developing, and retaining talent is a competitive advantage in the trucking industry. Successful fleets...

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Focusing on the Soft Skills

Posted February 5, 2018

The nature of work is always changing. Today, as technology and demographics evolve, our skills...

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How Well Do You Know Your Workforce?

Posted July 26, 2017

Trucking is experiencing a shift in workforce demographics unlike any other industry in Canada. Our...

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Why Mentorship Matters

Posted April 4, 2017

The concept of mentorship is not new. It is how age-old artisanal crafts and skills...

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Competitive Compensation: 3 Tips to Get Started

Posted March 21, 2017

Everyone wants to be paid well and fairly. And trucking employers want to be competitive....

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Why All Fleets Need an HR Lead

Posted February 27, 2017

In the past, trucking companies figured that human resources (HR) was mostly about paying people...

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Women with Drive Hits the Road

Posted September 26, 2019

Trucking HR Canada is pleased to announce new Women with Drive networking events taking place...

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LMI Interim Report

Posted September 26, 2019

Trucking HR Canada has released an interim labour market information report with the most up-to-date,...

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LMI Survey

Posted August 27, 2019

Trucking HR Canada has launched an industry-wide labour market survey that will put the industry’s...

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Trucking HR Canada to Honour 2019 Top Fleet Employers at Gala Awards Dinner

Posted August 13, 2019

Trucking HR Canada will shine the spotlight on sixty-three of the best workplaces in Canada’s...

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Trucking HR Canada to Pilot Job Placements

Posted July 30, 2019

Trucking HR Canada is embarking on a new project focused on supporting employers in better...

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Millennials Have Drive 2

Posted July 23, 2019

Trucking HR Canada has launched a new report, Millennials Have Drive 2, examining the findings...

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Trucking HR Canada Launches New Project Focused on Indigenous Youth

Posted June 25, 2019

Trucking HR Canada, with support from Indigenous Services Canada, announced today a new project focused...

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2019 Top Fleet Gala

Posted May 7, 2019

Trucking HR Canada’s annual Top Fleet Employers program will shine the spotlight on sixty-three of...

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Top Fleet Employers program honours 63 industry workplaces

Posted April 9, 2019

Sixty-three of the best workplaces in Canada’s trucking and logistics industry have earned honours through...

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The Honourable Rona Ambrose to Open 2019 Women with Drive Leadership Summit

Posted January 29, 2019

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, the former Leader of Canada’s Official Opposition in the House of...

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‘Women Talking Tech’ Panelists Announced for Women with Drive Leadership Summit

Posted January 17, 2019

The Women Talking Tech panel will take centre stage in the morning of Trucking HR...

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Ontario Mental Health Symposium Agenda

Posted September 4, 2018

– On October 30th, Trucking HR Canada will host its first symposium on mental health...

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Trucking HR Canada Releases a Roadmap Focused on Recruiting and Retaining Indigenous Peoples

Posted June 5, 2018

Trucking HR Canada has launched its new report Indigenous Recruitment & Retention: A Roadmap for...

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Trucking HR Canada launches new resources and webinar focused on driver training

Posted May 29, 2018

Trucking HR Canada has released a new driver training toolkit and will hold a supplementary,...

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Top Fleet Employers program honours 52 industry workplaces

Posted April 10, 2018

Fifty-two of the best workplaces in Canada’s trucking and logistics industry have earned honours through...

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Trucking HR Canada launches new project on mental health in the workplace

Posted March 19, 2018

New project focused on empowering trucking and logistics employers in addressing mental health in the...

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Applications open for 5th annual Top Fleet Employers program

Posted November 1, 2017

Do you have what it takes to be one of the top workplaces in Canada’s...

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Trucking HR Canada launches compensation benchmarking study

Posted April 18, 2017

Data to help employers establish competitive compensation packages.

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