Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson

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

New bill would ‘Ban the Box’ for federal contractors

September 23, 2015

Proposed legislation would prohibit federal contractors and federal agencies from asking job applicants about their criminal history until an applicant receives a conditional offer of employment.

‘Making temps feel like they are a stepchild is actually more dangerous’

September 16, 2015

In this first installment of our new topic of the week series, we asked Southwest Airlines’ people department Senior Manager Greg Muccio what is the best way to keep contingent workers engaged?

BMW to pay $1.6 million in contract worker background check suit

September 16, 2015

BMW agreed to a $1.6 million settlement in an EEOC lawsuit claiming background checks discriminated against African American contract workers.

Judge rules Uber IC case can proceed as a class action

September 2, 2015

Uber received a blow in court Tuesday when a federal judge in California approved class action status in a case where drivers claim they were improperly treated as independent contractors instead of employees.

NLRB expands definition of joint employment of temps

September 2, 2015

The NLRB ruled last week to expand the definition of joint employment, allowing a union to negotiate with a staffing buyer over both directly hired and staffing firm workers. 

2015 list of fastest-growing US staffing firms

August 31, 2015

  • Revenue at the 10 fastest-growing firms had a median compound annual growth rate of 61.0%.
  • 102 firms qualified for the list with compound annual growth rates of 15 percent or more.
  • IT represented the biggest chunk of firms with 36% reporting IT staffing was one of their top segments.

NLRB could expand joint employer definition in current case

August 26, 2015

A ruling due any day now from the National Labor Relations Board could redefine some staffing client companies as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act. 

DOL announces $5 million misclassification judgment and more

August 19, 2015

One company settled a misclassification case with the DOL for $5 million, while the agency is pursuing another for $3 million.

Judge to decide Uber IC case class action status; more gig firms go W-2

August 12, 2015

Both sides in the Uber misclassification case in California appeared in federal court last Thursday to argue over class action status, according to news reports. Separately, two more gig economy firms opted for going with W-2 workers instead of independent contractors.

Staffing buyer loses temp harassment case’s ‘hybrid test’

August 5, 2015

A South Carolina staffing buyer is ruled a joint employer in a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by a temporary agency worker under a “hybrid test” put forward by the US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.