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

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. 

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.