Today's Trucking

Think twice before you write a reference letter

April 1, 2019

A positive reference letter can seem like a welcome favor for a long-term employee, but a recent court case illustrates why fleet managers may want to think twice before writing such a document. It all began with a blocked route.

Human rights to be considered before hiring

October 2, 2018

Terminated employees have been known to raise human rights complaints, claiming that a termination should have been prohibited under applicable human rights legislation, or that an employer failed to accommodate a disability to the point of undue hardship. A recent […]

Are your contractors independent enough?

May 8, 2018

Independent contractor relationships are common in the trucking industry. They are particularly attractive in the case of owner-operators who supply a truck and driver to a carrier, or for sales agents who want to set their own schedule and be paid based on the sales they bring in.