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Top Fleet Employers Awards Gala – Trucking HR

Get your tickets before they sell out for Trucking HR’s Top Fleet Employers Awards Gala on October 12, 2023.

Reserve your team's seats now to make sure you're in the room when they hand out their Achievement of Excellent Award to the:

  • Top Small fleet
  • Top Medium fleet
  • Top Large fleet
  • Top Private Fleet / Fleet Services

In addition, they will be celebrating top achievers for:

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Accessible Canada Act- Plan Deadline is June 1st

The Accessible Canada Act is a federal law that was created to find, eliminate, and prevent barriers that people with disabilities face daily. Adopted in 2019, the Act’s primary goal is to create a Canada that is free of barriers by 2040.

To accomplish this, the Act requires that federally regulated private employers with 100+ employees prepare and publish an initial Accessibility Plan by June 1st, 2023. The date assigned to employers with 10 – 99 employees is June 1st, 2024.

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New Job Vacancy Data Shows Growing Gap Between Supply & Demand

Trucking HR Canada (THRC) released its Labour Market Insights Special Vacancy Report for April 2023, which provides an analysis of newly released vacancy data from 2022.  The report states the number of truck driver vacancies in 2022 stood at an all-time high, with almost 25,600 vacant positions. 

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Trucking HR Canada’s Career ExpressWay Program Secures New Funding Through Youth Employment Skills Strategy

Trucking HR Canada (THRC) has announced that they have secured new funding through the Federal Government’s Youth Employment Skills Strategy that will support the training and onboarding of 200+ new young workers to the sector.

The new injection of funding will support employers with driver training and onboarding incentives, as THRC’s labour market information shows:

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Employers- How Do You Recruit and Retain Women Employees?

At the Trucking HR Canada (THRC) 2023 Women With Drive Leadership Summit, David Coletto, CEO of Abacus Data, shared some key insights into THRC’s new research about the perceptions of career seeking women on working in the industry.

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Receive Up to $5,000 in Wage Subsidies for Each New Student Hired

Register for the Trucking HR Canada Student Work Placement Program Information Session

Join BCTA and Trucking Human Resources Canada (THRC) on Wednesday, March 15 for a 30-minute information session about the Student Work Placement Program. Learn how easy it is to participate in by partnering with employers and post-secondary institutions to create connections and deliver work-integrated learning opportunities for post-secondary students.

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Take Advantage of the Funding Available to Train New Drivers

Trucking HR Canada (THRC) is offering a webinar on Thursday, Feb 23 to discuss what the Career ExpressWay has to offer employers who are hiring and training new drivers to keep the Canadian supply chain moving.

Trucking HR Canada’s Career ExpressWay Program supports employers with recruitment efforts, helping them take advantage of industry specific financial incentives while connecting them with career seekers.  Currently, there are five unique streams that make up the Career ExpressWay:

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Register Today- Women With Drive Hits the Road in Surrey, BC!

There’s not much time left to register for BCTA and Trucking HR Canada’s Women With Drive Hits the Road event on Wednesday, February 15th at the GroupHEALTH office in Surrey!

This casual networking event will showcase female industry leaders who will share insights and personal experiences on their drive for success. Join keynote Pamela Bragg, owner of Sarkany Management Inc., as she discusses how to recruit and retain women in the trucking industry.

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Latest Labour Market Research Monitors the Ongoing Challenges in Trucking Sector

Trucking HR Canada (THRC) released its quarterly Labour Market Snapshot last week, which provides updated THRC analysis and their perspective on how the recovery in the Canadian economy is progressing and on the mechanisms driving the demand for key trucking and logistics occupations moving forward.

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Register Today- Women With Drive Hits the Road in Surrey, BC!

BCTA is excited to announce that we are partnering with Trucking HR Canada (THRC) to host BC’s first-ever Women With Drive Hits the Road event on Wednesday, Feb 15!

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