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Strike Two: Vancouver Port Truckers Reject Deal Again

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER, BC – Container truckers at Port Metro Vancouver are still striking on Monday after a government and port authority plan to end the job action failed to make headway on the weekend.

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Port Metro Vancouver “On Its Knees” Before Truckers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER – The province, Port Metro Vancouver and Federal Minister of Transport, Lisa Raitt have drafted and signed a 14-point proposal that they hope will end the strike crippling Canada’s largest port.

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HOS Rules Continue to Hurt Truckers’ Bottom Lines

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINDSOR, CO – Carriers are saying that since rates and accessorial charges are yet to improve, they need to look at increasing productivity to raise their bottom lines.

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Small Increases in Driver Pay Not Enough: TCP

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Truck driver wages are expected to increase throughout the year, but even the pay raise may not be enough to attract new drivers, according to TCP.

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Windsor Truckers Back to Work After Stoppage

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINDSOR, ON. – Truckers receive small wage increase after protest.

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Unacceptable for Vancouver Truckers to Strike, Harper Says

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER, BC – Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday that the strike at Port Metro Vancouver, orchestrated by about 1,400 container truckers, is unacceptable.

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New Strike Avoided, Waters Choppy at Port Metro Vancouver

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER, BC – Tensions are once again increasing at Port Metro Vancouver, but another damaging strike has so far been avoided.

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Port Metro Vancouver Truckers Ordered Back to Work

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER – The provincial government is working on a bill to send 250 Unifor truckers, currently on strike, back to work.