Driver Pay

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November 16, 2017

Commentary: It's Time to Think About Hourly Pay

Seriously evaluating how we pay drivers is something trucking needs to do as the industry faces a worsening shortage, suggests Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her November editorial.

November 13, 2017

Sanders Wants Crackdown on Companies That Don't Pay Drivers Living Wage

Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-VT) wants the U.S. government to only provide federal contracts to trucking companies that pay workers a living wage and benefits, he stated in a letter to President Trump last week.

November 7, 2017

Bulldog Driver Pay Hike Includes Guaranteed Minimum Salary

Bulldog Hiway Express, a Daseke company, has announced a driver-compensation program called Salary Plus thatincludes a guaranteed minimum salary of $1,000 a week in its flatbed division.

November 1, 2017

Maverick Raises Pay for Flatbed, Glass Division Drivers

Maverick Transportation has announced a 5-cent per mile pay increase for drivers in its Flatbed and Glass over-the-road divisions. The pay increase is applicable to all drivers in both divisions, including student drivers.

October 27, 2017

Boyd Bros. Offers $14,000 Signing Bonus for Flatbed Drivers

Boyd Bros. Transportation has announced $14,000 in sign-on bonuses for experienced flatbed CDL-A holders who join the carrier as company drivers before the end of the year.

October 20, 2017

Pay Hikes Abound as Fleets Try to Retain Drivers

Several fleets have announced pay and benefit increases for drivers as the industry keeps trying to address the driver shortage.

October 19, 2017

Drivers Cost Fleets More than Fuel Does for Second Year in A Row

The American Transportation Research Institute has found that increases to driver wages and benefits outpaced declines in fuel costs in 2016. The findings were published in the 2017 update of ATRI’s An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking.

August 23, 2017

CRST Expedited Boosts New Driver Pay 15%

CRST Expedited has announced a 15% pay increase for new contract student drivers, who have received commercial driver’s license training through the company’s sponsored training program.

August 2, 2017

Maverick Offers Bonus For Experienced Drivers

Maverick Transportation is offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus to entice experienced drivers to the company.

July 12, 2017

SRT Ups Driver Pay, Paid Vacation Time

Southern Refrigerated Transport announced a new compensation package for its drivers that includes new pay increases and increased paid vacation time.

June 19, 2017

Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles

Southern California truck drivers and warehouse workers who serve the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach once again went on strike on June 19, protesting poor wages and labor practices.

May 24, 2017

Federal Court Rules Against XPO in Driver Misclassification Case

A federal district court judge has issued a judgment in favor of five port and rail truck drivers against XPO Cartage in a driver misclassification lawsuit, awarding the drivers nearly $1 million in reimbursement and legal fees.

February 9, 2017

Dart Ups Long-Haul Driver Pay

Dart Transit has rolled out a pay increase for its over-the-road company truck drivers, the carrier announced.

January 26, 2017

Judge Blocks Additional $80 Million Penalty in Walmart Drivers Lawsuit

A judge has rejected an additional $80 Million penalty on top of the $54 million drivers were awarded in the Walmart driver wage lawsuit the company lost in November.

January 10, 2017

CFI Appeals to Drivers With Better Pay and Tech

Truckload carrier CFI is investing in its drivers with a 2-cent per mile pay raise, improved home time policy, newer tractors, and upgraded technology,

November 29, 2016

Walmart Ordered to Pay $54 Million in Driver Pay Lawsuit

Walmart was ordered to pay $54 million by a California court in a driver wage lawsuit alleging that the company was not paying drivers for all required time and work.

November 23, 2016

Court Enjoins Overtime Rule Change, ATA Applauds Action

A federal judge has halted changes to federal overtime rules that would have taken effect on Dec. 1. Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction on Nov. 22 in a lawsuit brought by the National Retailer Federation along with Attorneys General of 21 states and over 50 business lobbies.

November 11, 2016

Baylor Trucking Honors Veterans With Pay Increase

Baylor Trucking, Milan, Ind., has expanded its Veteran's Recognition Program with a pay increase honoring all of those who have served.

October 13, 2016

USA Truck Boosts Pay for Independent Contractors

USA Truck is increased pay for independent contractors as part of the carrier’s Independent Contractor Compensation program.

August 30, 2016

CRST Offers Apprenticeship Program for Military Veterans

CRST International has been approved for the Veteran Apprenticeship Program, offered through the Department of Labor and the Veteran’s Administration.

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