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

Buyers Beware: Staffing firms agree to report unlawful requests

July 15, 2014

New York Attorney General requires five staffing firms to report discriminatory, other unlawful requests.

Your Temp Worker Usage Breaks Records

July 9, 2014

Contingent workforce managers’ domain is expanding. The temporary penetration rate — the percentage of the U.S. workforce who are temporary workers — hit another record in June.

Uber misclassifies drivers as independent contractors claim lawsuits

July 2, 2014

Two class action lawsuits have been filed against Uber, alleging the San Francisco-based company improperly classified its drivers as independent contractors. The lawsuits show misclassification remains a concern.

Canada overhauling Temporary Foreign Worker Program

June 25, 2014

Canada announced an overhaul to its Temporary Foreign Worker Program Friday that includes increased fees, higher penalties and caps on temporary foreign workers.

Temp deaths lead to OSHA citations against buyers/suppliers

June 18, 2014

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week announced citations against two buyers and five staffing firms in two separate incidents that led to temp fatalities. 

Online staffing is the new frontier: CW managers’ interest rises sharply

June 11, 2014

Use of online staffing firms may be uncharted territory for many contingent workforce managers, but that’s changing, as many more managers express plans to use the platforms. 

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.