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

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.

Big Money

April 24, 2013

Staffing Industry Analysts surveyed eight of the largest RPO providers. Here’s some of what we learned about their services and clients’ needs. The facts behind the growth of RPO.

Indexes Point to Rising CW Costs

April 24, 2013

Staffing buyers may find themselves having to pay more, according to new index readings on the cost of contingent labor.

Feds Sue Staffing Firms, Buyers Over 800 Workers

April 17, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor claims more than 800 workers were misclassified as something other than employees and sued two staffing firms and two buyers.