Driver Pay Hike in 2019
2018 was a lucrative year for truck drivers across the nation. However, the nationwide driver shortage, estimated at 50k, still looms. Last year saw unprecedented pay hikes for drivers simply to keep seats filled, yet still fleets everywhere saw their driver pools dwindle. Pressure to continue the pay hikes in response, is mounting.
With an increase in production and spending across the USA, it’s no surprise that warehouses across the country are experiencing record low vacancies and rent price increases.
Teamsters Argue CA Break Laws
With each side, Teamsters and Federal Regulators, siting highway safety as their reasoning, laws surrounding California’s rest breaks for truck drivers may yet again be under review.