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

Healthcare Reform Guidance Could Reduce Penalties

September 5, 2012

New guidance put forth by the federal government last week could significantly reduce employer penalties under healthcare reform, which could translate to savings for staffing users if such penalties are substantially reduced.

2014

August 30, 2012

Healthcare reform brings plenty  of uncertainties, and financial penalties for employers starting  in 2014. But some see opportunity. A look at what lies ahead.

IBM Is Buying Kenexa

August 29, 2012

Kenexa Corp. struck a deal to be acquired by IBM for $46 per share in a transaction valued at $1.3 billion. Kenexa is a Wayne, Penn.-based talent acquisition and management software and services firm.

Court Dismisses Worker’s Suit Against Buyer, Supplier

August 22, 2012

A federal lawsuit against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and staffing firm Qualitech Maintenance Inc. filed by a worker in Texas has been dismissed at the request of the plaintiff, according to court documents.

Background Checker Must Pay $2.6 Million

August 15, 2012

Companies increasingly rely on third-party vendors to conduct background checks on their candidates — traditional as well as contingent. But those firms must comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. One recently agreed to settle allegations that it violated the act. 

SI Report Webinar - August 2012

August 7, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing trends update
  • Key findings from our recruiting/talent acquisition and contingent buyer surveys

Clients to Pay Back Wages to Contingents

August 1, 2012

Five hospitality companies in South Dakota that used an employment agency will pay more than $124,000 in back wages to 293 workers, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. The firms will also pay $79,000 in penalties.

Selling on Steroids

July 28, 2012

Staffing Industry Analysts joins with Towers Watson in a survey sponsored by Monster that aims to help staffing firms manage their sales force. From selecting the right people to approaching customers, the survey reveals ways to enhance sales performance.

Legs & Regs Advisor: July 2012

July 27, 2012

  • Healthcare Co. Settles Recruiter Claims for $12.3 Million
  • Third Circuit Introduces New Test for Joint-Employer Status
  • Seventh Circuit: Filling Prescription Not Treatment
  • California Court Finds Franchisor May Be Liable for Claims Brought by an Employee of its Franchisee

Temp Bill Rate Index Shows Subtle Upward Trend

July 25, 2012

According to an index that tracks to the progress of temporary bill rates, the cost of staffing services is on the rise.