Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson
cjohnsonSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Craig Johnson is Senior Managing Editor of Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News. Johnson joined Staffing Industry Analysts in 2006. He has more than 17 years of experience as a journalist.

Recent Articles

Legs & Regs Advisor: April 2012

April 30, 2012

  • New obligations for Massachusetts employers conducting criminal background checks
  • Rhode Island bill creates presumption workers are employees
  • California employers win on interpretation of duty ‘to provide’ meal periods
  • Maryland’s ‘Facebook law’ raises obstacles for employers
  • State... More

Misclassifications: Mass. Firms Pay $11 Million

April 25, 2012

Massachusetts agencies collected nearly $11 million from firms that misclassified workers as independent contractors and other infractions.

Center Stage

April 23, 2012

Center Stage: Home-Grown Leadership

You Ask/We Answer

April 23, 2012

You Ask/We Answer: VMS Angst?

Contingent Workers Settle Wage and Hour Suit

April 18, 2012

Contingent workers in California have settled their wage and hour lawsuit against their staffing firm and its client. 

Spend on Staffing Services Rises Faster Than Expected

April 11, 2012

Spending on contingent labor through staffing firms is rising faster than expected, according to new research from Staffing Industry Analysts. Spending in some staffing segments will soon exceed pre-recession levels. 

New H-1B Guidance Is Boost for Staffing Firms, Buyers

April 4, 2012

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service issued updated guidance that clarifies staffing firms are eligible to file H-1B petitions even though they place workers at third-party sites.

The Best Staffing Firms to Work For

March 29, 2012

The top staffing firms to work for are listed. Recurring themes like listening to employees, hiring right in the first place and letting workers build their skills have helped boost the bottom line of these companies and made their employees appreciate their workplace.

Acquisition: On Assignment Buys Large IT Staffing Provider

March 28, 2012

Several large acquisitions were recently announced in the staffing industry. The latest is On Assignment Inc. is buying Apex Systems Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing suppliers of information technology staffing. 

Legs & Regs Advisor: March 2012

March 27, 2012

  • EEOC: Employers may violate ADA by requiring high school diploma
  • California court finds staffing firm’s arbitration agreement unenforceable
  • California recruiters exempt as commissioned employees
  • Louisiana partners with U.S. Department of Labor to combat misclassification
  • PEO/related entities... More