i have no idea what to do anymore.

dh just can't seem to get luck with anything. i don't want to give 500 details either. so for those that want to know more info, ask. i'll try my best to answer.

i think we are going to lose our house. & there's nothing we can do. here's the last few months broke down for ya...

june 2006 - 12 points were mysteriously added to dh's CDL for something that happened in june 2001. yes, it took them 5 years to catch up. & ironically that was the same month he went off probation that they were added. it was never suspended or revoked. should have been after 10.

august 2006 - gets an awesome job or so we thought. lasted about 2 weeks & slowly dwindled down to where he was making enough to get by. laid off in november 2006. we get his parents help big time.

march 2007 - he gets to go back to work for the same company. same story, great start out. slowly starts getting laid off every few weeks. he does off the wall construction for a couple days here & there while doing the other job.

october 2007 - we move 3 hours away. he starts working for a truck driving company & they send his truck out with someone else driving it. that person wrecks his truck & he gets laid off a week before christmas.

march 2008 - we move back to where we started in. he starts working again for the same stupid dude that lays him off repeatedly.

last friday - he applies somewhere. they tell him they will call him monday for an interview. he gets home & 20 minutes later they call him back in for the interview. we're thinking sweet, he has the job. he gets through the interview, tells the guy about his criminal background & the points against his cdl. no problem. the guy sends him out for his drug test & physical. tells him he needs to get his tanker endorsement.

today - he goes out & gets his tanker endorsement. the guy calls - his MVR came back clear, wth? i guess the points dropped. this month would be 7 years, if they would have put them on there when they were supposed to. news is getting better & better. around 5 we get a phone call, we can't hire you because of your criminal background. now we are out $75 from going & getting a tanker endorsement that he can't even use now for someone that told him friday that his criminal background was okay.

now we have no idea what to fucking do. on a positive note, that after all of this crud - his MVR is clean & he has a tanker endorsement. had he known they weren't going to hire him, he would have went all out & got his Hazmat. now if he wants to do that he'll have to pay another $75. grrr.

anyone living in the KC area with a decent Class A CDL tanker driving dh?

& if you're wondering how i still have internet - it's because they haven't shut the crap off yet. i'm waiting for the day that happens... anyways - just my frustration. oh & i went to their site & looked at their qualifications & requirements - no where does it say anything about a criminal background stopping you from employment. hmm...

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karintha
Jun. 3, 2008 at 2:19 AM i can totally relate and wish you the best as you negotiate these challenges. it's so hard these days--hang in there tiger!

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Guara...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 2:23 AM you are in the KC area? maybe your husband could get hired on as a driver for one of the trash companies. as long as he has a clear driving record now, I think there will be no problems. try deffenbaugh or one of the other ones. they make pretty decent money. it's not driving a tanker, but at least it's something!

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Twinm...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 4:21 AM He should ask to see his background check - maybe there is more on there than he realizes.  Identity theft is getting more and more common.

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frogh...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 9:59 AM holy crap..what a year you had!  what i would do if i were him is look on monster.com and look for an over the road job.  they usually pay pretty well and they hire anybody and pretty quickly too.  good luck hon...love ya much my xoxoxoxoxoxo!

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Hawai...
Oct. 3, 2008 at 10:24 AM

Awww hun! I am sorry that things have been going so bad. It's been a while since I have been on here so i'm playing catch up! We are dealing with some of the same things here. I hope that you guys get a break. I see that the baby has a name!! Beautiful name too!! Well, when you have the chance to check this leave me a message & let me know how you're doing!! TTYL.......................Hope

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