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Business

Americans Are Unhappy at Work After Years of Economic Gains

A worker shapes and drills a wooden tap handle A worker shapes and drills a wooden tap handle at the Hankscraft AJS manufacturing facility in Random Lake, Wis., on June 27, 2019. (Patrick Mouzawak/Bloomberg News)

The economy has added millions of jobs and pay gains have accelerated in recent years, but Americans aren’t crazy about their work.

Reade Pickert | Bloomberg News
October 23, 2019
Government, Business

Firms Hired Most Workers Since Early 2017, ADP Research Says

Factory Worker Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Companies added the most workers in almost two years to U.S. payrolls in December, exceeding forecasts and signaling that the job market was solid as 2018 came to an end.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
January 3, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Blue Collar Worker Shortage Reshapes Labor Market

Welder George Frey/Bloomberg News

A surprise shortage of blue collar workers is changing the contours of the U.S. labor market, boosting their pay, narrowing wage inequality and drawing more women into those jobs.

Rich Miller | Bloomberg News
December 13, 2018
Government, Business

Trump Signs Order to Boost Workforce Development

Trump signs the workforce executive order With several administration, industry and trucking dignitaries looking on, Trump signs an executive order establishing a National Council for the American Worker during an East Room ceremony. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press)

Trucking industry executives joined President Donald Trump at the White House on July 19 for the signing of an executive order that establishes a council focused on increasing resources for workforce training.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 19, 2018
Business

Central Freight Lines Settles Workers Comp Lawsuit

Central Freight Lines

Central Freight Lines and Trendsetter HR have settled a lawsuit over workers’ compensation, ending a three-year dispute.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 9, 2016
Perspective, Business

Opinion: Workers’ Comp Strategies for Trucking

It seems no good deed goes unpunished for the trucking industry. After climbing out of the bottom of the recession, demand for transporting goods is finally on the rise, and the industry is as steady as it has been in years. While this is encouraging, the rise in demand brings its own set of problems.

August 4, 2014
Business

Worker Shortage Limiting Firms’ Abilities to Innovate Supply Chain, Survey Finds

A survey of supply chain executives found that data analytics and multichannel fulfillment are the top priorities in the coming years among companies in a number of industry sectors, including transportation and warehousing.    

March 24, 2014