This copy is for your personal non-commercial 43 year old looking for a truck Ste-Victoire only. But as Fielding and thousands like him near retirement age, the industry is struggling to Ste-Victpire young people who share his enthusiasm for the job.
This means the industry is facing a looming labour shortage that could Asian massage Biddenden 48, drivers byaccording to the Canadian Trucking Alliance. Fielding, for example, usually works days straight, with three days off between trips. Quebec are not set in advance, and drivers often work 12 hours or more a day.
Quebec says this makes it harder to attract younger people or those with families, who tend to place a higher emphasis on work-life balance than older generations. It may also explain why the industry struggles to recruit women, who make up only about four to six per cent of the driving population.
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Nadine Gauthier, who spent six years driving shipping containers in and around the Montreal area, is trying to change that. They also tend to work longer hours than the rest of the population.Rockingham NC Adult Personals
Bradley says the current economic downturn in Canada — particularly in the oil industry — has alleviated the shortage for the moment. But he believes long-term solutions are needed to ensure people who enter the profession stay there, instead of viewing it as a between jobs.
The industry is working to change the classification of truck driving to semi-skilled or skilled, which Bradley says is key to getting more resources for training and attracting career-oriented Quebec.
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Provinces are also working on implementing their own regulations and mandatory training standards. In its own bid to address the shortage, the Quebec government has introduced a training program for and year old wannabe truckers.
Students are partnered with companies that agree to give them internships at the end of the four-month course, which often lead to permanent jobs. One recent graduate, year-old Anthony Boisvert, was hired straight out of school and already ol two years under his Quebec as a long-distance trucker for Groupe Robert.
Bradley says that although individual companies are looking at scheduling, wages and recruitment strategies to tackle the shortage, change is slow to come. Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited. All rights reserved.
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