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

Illinois claims lead in auditing for misclassified ICs

August 20, 2014

Illinois led the nation in auditing employers for independent contractor misclassification, the Illinois Department of Employment Security announced this month. Employers that get caught face penalties.

Beeline acquires online staffing firm

August 13, 2014

Beeline, a VMS provider owned by Adecco, acquired online staffing/independent workforce management platform OnForce. The deal closed Friday.

David & Goliath: With the right strategy, staffing firms may succeed without going through a VMS

August 1, 2014

The VMS route is not for everybody. Learn how some staffing firms are working outside the tool, or minimizing its use, and being successful. 

Felony charges for falsified time sheets

July 30, 2014

Two temps face felony charges for submitting fraudulent time sheets to a New York state agency through their staffing providers. Do you have processes in place to prevent fraudulent time sheets from being approved? Talk to your staffing firm.

2014 List of Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing & Talent Engagement Firms

July 16, 2014

  • Revenue at the 10 fastest-growing firms had a median compound annual growth rate of 56.8 percent
  • 97 firms qualify for the list with compound annual growth rates of 15 percent or more
  • IT represented the biggest chunk of firms with 40 reporting IT staffing was one of their top segments

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.