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.
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.
June 4, 2014
The contingent workforce of the future will likely include more statement-of-work contracts, according to a recent survey of buyers.
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.
May 19, 2014
Increased attention from OSHA and rising workers’ comp costs are creating a greater need for client selection, safety and training.
May 14, 2014
Crain’s Chicago Business’ John Pletz reported that the sale of vendor management system Fieldglass to SAP topped $1 billion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 16, 2014
Patients get the best care when treated in units staffed by nurses with the most experience. Further, it may be more cost-effective for hospitals to pay their own nurses overtime rather than use staffing firms, according to a study released by the Columbia University School of Nursing and the Columbia... More