Posted September 29, 2018 07:03:18 The job market is getting tougher, but the job of a freight car engineer is getting harder as well.
According to a new survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the number of full-time, part-time and seasonal truckers is falling.
The survey also found that nearly half of all U.S. drivers who drive truckers say they do not have the time or inclination to drive for a full- or part-day shift, while nearly a quarter of drivers say they’re working more than two days a week.
The Fed’s survey also shows that the share of full and part-timers in the workforce is increasing in the U.K., where more than 20 percent of workers are employed full time, and Canada, where more half of full time workers are working full time.
But the Fed also noted that many trucking companies continue to struggle, with the average hourly wages in the country declining by 3.5 percent from the year before.
The U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has called on countries to stop the trade in ivory and rhino horns.
A ban on ivory products is also being considered in several Asian countries.