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Trucking Industry Payrolls Dip by 100 in April

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For-hire trucking lost 100 jobs in April, while overall payrolls increased by 211,000, the Labor Department reported May 5.

May 5, 2017
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Trucking Industry Boosts Payrolls by 10,600 in February

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For-hire trucking added 10,600 jobs in February, while overall payrolls increased by 235,000, the Labor Department reported March 10.

March 10, 2017
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Trucking Industry Loses 1,400 Jobs in January, Labor Department Reports

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For-hire trucking lost 1,400 jobs in January, while overall payrolls increased by 227,000, the Labor Department reported Feb. 3.

February 3, 2017
Business

In May, US Employers Added Fewest Workers in Almost Six Years

Employers in May added the fewest number of workers in almost six years, reflecting broad cutbacks that may raise concern about U.S. growth and prompt Federal Reserve policymakers to put off an increase in interest rates.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
June 3, 2016
Business

Job Openings Increase in January to 5.54 Million

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Job openings outpaced hiring in January, consistent with further improvement in the U.S. labor market.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
March 17, 2016
Business

4.6 Million Jobs Needed In Transportation Sector Over Next Decade, Report Says

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Transportation sector employers, including those in the trucking industry, will need to hire and train more than 4.6 million workers to address market needs, employment turnover and retirements over a period from 2012 to 2022, a federal report unveiled Aug. 24 found.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 24, 2015
Business

Deal to End Tariffs on Tech Products Advances

Trade negotiators tentatively agreed to eliminate tariffs on an array of technology products valued at $1 trillion worth of global commerce.

July 20, 2015
Business

Trucking Adds 8,600 Jobs in May; US Payrolls Rise by 280,000

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Trucking added 8,600 jobs in May, up substantially from April, and U.S. employers added 280,000 workers to payrolls, the Labor Department reported June 5.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 5, 2015
Business

Trucking Adds 3,900 Jobs in October

The trucking industry added 3,900 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.8%, declining for the third consecutive month, the Labor Department reported on Nov. 7.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
November 7, 2014
Business

Companies Added 191,000 Workers in March, ADP Says

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Companies boosted payrolls in March by the most in three months, adding to evidence the job market is recovering from a blast of harsh winter weather, a private payrolls report showed.

April 2, 2014

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