A Knight Transportation truck returns to its Fontana facility on Friday, March 8, 2019. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) A Knight Transportation truck leaves its Fontana facility on Friday, March 8, 2019. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsA Knight Transportation truck leaves its Fontana facility on Friday, March 8, 2019. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) Show Caption of Expand John Lauria spends his working hours driving a truck loaded with cases of juice, tea and energy drinks. It’s quite an about-face for the 49-year-old Rosemead man who spent 30 years in and out of prison for drug and burglary offenses. Since his last release three years ago, Lauria struggled to find a solid job. But that changed in February when, seemingly against all odds, he was hired as a truck driver for Haralambos Beverage Co. in City of Industry. “When I applied for the job I was honest with them,” Lauria said. He got the job and now earns $17 an hour. Lauria owes his turnaround in part to a growing U.S. labor shortage. As the long-haul trucking industry scrambles to fill openings for drivers, more than… Read full this story
- Who's hiring? These companies
- Coronavirus | Decision to allow COVID-19 positive ambulance driver leave Assam draws flak
- The one part of Australia that's REALLY returning to normal: Thousands head to the pub, gym and salons as coronavirus lockdown is eased - while millions of Aussies still can't have a beer
- Formula 1’s driver chaos, explained
- 8 steps to getting hired during a pandemic
- Coronavirus Update: These Companies Are Currently Hiring New Employees
- Truck driver's daughter, 27, 'who posed as a Russian billionaire heiress' is indicted for 'swindling hundreds of thousands of dollars' as judge blasts her for 'showing no remorse and being more concerned about who will play her in the movie'
- Which European Union countries are open for summer tourism?
- Coronavirus is a business opportunity for reskilling companies
- London’s black-cab drivers use rival app to compete with upstart Uber
Trucking companies are hiring felons to fill thousands of driver openings have 332 words, post on www.dailynews.com at March 18, 2019. This is cached page on CuBird. If you want remove this page, please contact us.