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

Contract watch: IBM, CGI, Wipro ...

May 16, 2013

Here is a list of the latest information technology services contract announcements. Firms making announcements include IBM (NYSE: IBM), CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A), Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SSP.

Softchoice, Wipro deals among public M&A

May 16, 2013

Here are recent publicly announced mergers & acquisitions of IT services firms. Today’s announcement includes deals involving Softchoice Corp. (TSX: SO) going private, Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT) acquiring a big data firm.

Tata settles consultant lawsuit for $30 million

May 16, 2013

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (NYSE: TCS.NS) agreed to pay $29.75 million to settle a class action lawsuit that involves as many as 12,600 current and former employees who were brought to the U.S. to work as IT consultants, according to court records.

Cable Installer Owes $1 Million in Misclassification Case

May 15, 2013

A cable television installer must pay almost $1.1 million in back wages and damages for misclassifying 196 employees as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor announced.

US tech jobs rise for 17th month

May 16, 2013

The number of U.S. information technology jobs rose in April to more than 4.4 million, an increase of 0.24 percent from the previous month, according to the TechServe Alliance.

Retaliation Against Temps Leads to $1.5 Million Judgment

May 15, 2013

A company that fired three contingent workers because they complained about sexual harassment faces a $1.5 million judgment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported Friday.

Contingents Sue Pizza Maker, Staffing Firm

May 8, 2013

A supplier of take-and-bake pizzas to Wal-Mart and its staffing firm have been sued by contingent workers seeking three years’ worth of unpaid wages and overtime.

Contractor to Pay $20,000 in IC Misclassification

May 1, 2013

A Raleigh, N.C., contractor must pay more than $20,000 in back wages to four employees who were found misclassified as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division reported. 

Canada Sharpens Temporary Foreign Worker Rules

May 1, 2013

The Canadian government rolled out reforms to its Temporary Foreign Worker program on Monday, although the changes have been criticized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

OSHA Toughens Temp Safety Stance in Wake of Deaths

May 1, 2013

An initiative to help protect temporary workers from workplace hazards was announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration following reports of temporary workers suffering fatal injuries.