Urgent Input Required from Canadian Motor Carriers
We Want Tractor-Trailer Drivers to be Classified as Skilled Workers, Completing This CTA On-Line Survey is Where It Starts Details
Recognizing Truck Driving as Skilled Occupation Key to Jobs Strategy
Temporary foreign workers program won’t fix driver
shortage, but essential to fill seats
Truck driving is a skilled occupation that should not be lumped in with burger flippers and other low wage/low skill jobs in order for the industry’s jobs strategy to work.
That’s the over-riding comment from the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) in the wake of changes to the controversial Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) announced recently by federal employment minister Jason Kenney. Details
Big or Small, There’s Room for Us All
The Alberta government’s June traffic safety campaign
focusses on educating drivers about the differences in
commercial vehicles and smaller passenger vehicles.
National Working on Driving the Future Seeks Your input into Class 1 Training Standard
AMTA has a voice at the table on the National Working
Group for Driving the Future regarding National Occupation
Standards for truck drivers.
This working group was initiated by TruckingHR Canada with representation from many carriers across Canada as well as Canadian Trucking Alliance and the provincial association. Details
The AMTA Trucking Safety Tool Box
The Alberta Motor Transport Association is pleased to announce the release of our new online Small Employer Self Evaluation (Audit) tool. This audit tool is available as an integral part of the AMTA Safety Toolbox or as a standalone product. For more information of the AMTA Safety Toolbox or to sign in or purchase the toolbox please click here.
Members Only Group Benefit Plan
specifically for Canada's trucking industry,
AdvantagePLUS offers a unique combination of value and
Delivered by local representatives in your community, AdvantagePLUS currently covers more then 250 trucking companies representing almost 17,000 employees accross Canada. Whether you have a single employee or a thousand employees, you can benefit from AdvantagePLUS. Details