Craig Johnson

Managing Editor, Staffing Publications

Craig Johnson
cjohnsonSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Craig Johnson is 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

Here a SOW, there a SOW. Everywhere a ...

June 4, 2014

The contingent workforce of the future will likely include more statement-of-work contracts, according to a recent survey of buyers. 

Select exits bankruptcy, gets new board of directors

May 21, 2014

The Select Family of Staffing Companies, the 10th-largest U.S. staffing firm, exited Chapter 11 and announced an investor-appointed board of directors that includes high-level staffing executives who formerly served at Randstad and TAC Worldwide.

Safety First: Fatal temp injuries draw OSHA’s attention

May 19, 2014

Increased attention from OSHA and rising workers’ comp costs are creating a greater need for client selection, safety and training.

Fieldglass Sale Exceeded $1 Billion, Report Says

May 14, 2014

Crain’s Chicago Business’ John Pletz reported that the sale of vendor management system Fieldglass to SAP topped $1 billion. 

Feds Fail to Lift Minimum Wage, But Efforts Are Not Dead

May 7, 2014

Despite the U.S. Senate’s failure to move forward on raising the federal minimum wage, several states and municipalities are moving forward with their own proposals. 

Avoid Workplace Fatalities. Keep Your Temps Safe.

April 30, 2014

The number of temporary workers who died from workplace injuries rose in 2012, according to revised numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics last week. Workplace fatalities are a concern for everyone, and staffing buyers are often fined when such incidents occur. 

Calif. Advances Bill to Increase Buyers’ Liability, Bad for Business

April 30, 2014

A proposed California law that would impose joint liability on staffing buyers for such things as wages, employment taxes and workers’ comp was passed by the state’s Assembly Labor and Employment Committee in a 5-2 vote on April 24.

Company Overcomes EEOC Suit; Attorney Advises Caution

April 23, 2014

A company's use of credit checks to screen job applicants was upheld earlier this month by a federal appeals court, but contingent workforce users must still be careful to make sure background checks don’t run afoul of the law.

Report: Nurse Overtime More Cost-effective Than Temps

April 16, 2014

Patients get the best care when treated in units staffed by nurses with the most experience. Further, it may be more cost-effective for hospitals to pay their own nurses overtime rather than use staffing firms, according to a study released by the Columbia University School of Nursing and the Columbia... More

Feeling Lucky? You Could Be an H-1B Visa Lottery Winner

April 9, 2014

Companies hoping to bring in H-1B visa workers this year will have to depend on their luck. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Monday the number of visas requested exceeded the annual caps in the first week. The agency will now hold a lottery to determine who will get the visas.