Avery Vise discusses the current unemployment environment and how that has affected the hiring of new truckers.
This Q&A response from the FTR Experts came from our May Economic Outlook. View the video and the key takeaways below.
- Carriers have been relieved to see various states end extra unemployment benefits that have likely been contributing to a deficit in new truckers.
- The maximum amount that truck drivers could be missing out on by remaining on unemployment instead of finding available trucking jobs is about $300 a week or over $15,000 a year.