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

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


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

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

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

Trucking Jobs Flat in August; Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.3%

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The number of trucking jobs in the United States did not change in August from July as the overall unemployment rate decreased to 7.3%, the lowest level since December 2008, the Labor Department said Sept. 6.

September 6, 2013

Trucking Gains 3,100 Jobs as July Payrolls Rise

U.S. payrolls jumped by 163,000 in July and trucking jobs rose by more than 3,000, the Labor Department said Friday.

August 3, 2012

DOT Creates Online Career Center for Veterans

The Department of Transportation said Thursday it has created an online career center for veterans seeking jobs in the transportation industry.

June 21, 2012

Trucking Adds 5,100 to Payrolls in December

For-hire carriers added 5,100 new jobs last month, making December the fourth consecutive month in which trucking industry job growth has been positive after slumping late in the summer.

January 16, 2012

Employers Cut Fewest Number of Jobs Since 1997

U.S. employers announced the fewest job cuts last year since 1997 as the economy continued to recover, according to a private survey released Wednesday, Bloomberg reported.

January 5, 2011

U.S. Companies Cut 39,000 Jobs in September, ADP Says

Companies in the U.S. unexpectedly cut 39,000 jobs in September, according to estimates by ADP Employer Services, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

October 6, 2010