Who are the workers in the transportation sector?
Road and highway maintenance workers are another key component of the ground transportation network and form the third largest group in the sector with over 4,100 members. These members perform a wide range of inside and outside work related to provincial road repair and maintenance.
Who are the members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees?
Over 2,000 members work at leisure carriers Air Transat and Sunwing Airlines. The remaining members, just over 300, are employed at regional airlines: Calm Air, Flair, PAL, First Air and Canadian North (the last two airlines are currently undergoing a merger).
When does an air carrier lose its economic authority?
If an air carrier does not institute air transportation operations within one year of being found fit by the Department to do so, its economic authority will be terminated for reason of dormancy as provided in section 204.7 (a) of the Department’s Regulations.
Who are the largest transportation workers in Canada?
The next largest transportation group is transit workers with almost 8,500 members. The vast majority – over 7,100 – are bus drivers employed by 10 municipal transit authorities in Quebec. These include transit authorities in major centres such as Montreal and Quebec City, as well as smaller cities and towns.
Who are the major players in the trucking industry?
According to the industry market research firm IBISWorld, J.B. Hunt Transport Services holds an estimated 2.5% market share, YRC Worldwide holds 1.8%, FedEx holds 1.6%, United Parcel Service of America owns 1.5%, and Con-way holds 1.4%.
What’s the unemployment rate for school bus drivers?
Overall employment of bus drivers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment of school or special-client bus drivers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
Are there any job opportunities for bus drivers?
Job opportunities for bus drivers should be very good, as many drivers are expected to leave the occupation. Explore resources for employment and wages by state and area for bus drivers. Compare the job duties, education, job growth, and pay of bus drivers with similar occupations.
How is satellite communication used in the trucking industry?
The satellite communications link (a white dome-shaped plastic shell) can be seen on top of the truck cab. Developments in satellite technology have fostered increased communication and productivity within the trucking industry.