Driver Compensation

Can a licensee deduct Lunch Breaks?

OBCCTC Decision #10/2017: Drivers who eat while driving or while in line at the port are working, are not on a break, and are entitled to be paid for their work. It is not enough that the drivers have agreed that they are entitled to take an unpaid lunch break. Drivers must actually take the [...]

Can a licensee deduct Lunch Breaks? 2017-09-01T16:48:34+00:00

Empty Chassis (Interpretation of Container Trucking Services for the Purpose of Section 13 of the Regulation)

OBCCTC Decision #06/2017: The Regulation and in particular Section 13 is to be interpreted and applied as follows: The application of Section 13 hourly rates is not limited to just the time a company driver spends actually transporting a container by a truck. Rather, “container trucking services” for purposes of Section 13 also includes services [...]

Empty Chassis (Interpretation of Container Trucking Services for the Purpose of Section 13 of the Regulation) 2017-09-01T16:47:08+00:00

Are the $40 Trip Rate and $50 Short Trip Rate Retroactive?

OBCCTC May 26, 2016 Repealed $40 Trip Rate Bulletin: The Container Trucking Regulation (BC Reg 248/2014) which came into force on December 22, 2014 established certain rates of remuneration for truckers performing container trucking services for licensees. These rates included the following minimum rates: no less than $40 per trip for directly employed operators (section [...]

Are the $40 Trip Rate and $50 Short Trip Rate Retroactive? 2017-09-01T16:45:25+00:00

How do I determine what regulated hourly rate I should pay a company driver?

From the Rate Order of the Commissioner (effective April 1, 2020) Hourly Rate $26.30 per hour if a directly employed operator has performed less than, and $27.50 per hour if a directly employed operator has performed more than (or equal to), 2340 collective hours of container trucking services for any licensee or licensees (hourly rates [...]

How do I determine what regulated hourly rate I should pay a company driver? 2020-09-25T20:35:34+00:00