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

Should you require your suppliers to offer health coverage to temps?

July 1, 2015

Should staffing suppliers be required to provide their contingent workers with healthcare coverage that is compliant under the Affordable Care Act?

IC or employee? Gig economy firm lets workers choose

June 24, 2015

A grocery delivery app provider announces it will let certain workers choose whether to be an  IC or employee.

FedEx to pay $228 million; ‘Right-to-control’ prompts settlement in IC lawsuit

June 17, 2015

Following an appeals court decision that FedEx Ground's California drivers are employees, FedEx Corp. agreed to pay $228 million to settle a independent contractor misclassification lawsuit.

Contract watch: Avaya signs RPO deal

June 10, 2015

Telecommunications firm Avaya brought in Futurestep to provide a recruitment process outsourcing program for operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as Asia Pacific.

Volvo Group extends program that includes training, temp employment

June 10, 2015

Volvo Group will continue a temporary worker training program in Sweden that teaches industrial skills needed in manufacturing to about 400 young people per year. 

IC updates: Uber driver ruling; proposed bill aims to clarify contractor status, aid employers

June 3, 2015

An Uber driver was ruled an employee while, separately, a legislator introduced a new bill to help employers by clarifying IC status.

Today’s world of work: Online platforms, smart phones and millennials

June 3, 2015

The way people work is changing thanks to globalization, structural changes in the economy, mobile Internet use and generational shifts, according to a report released last week by Mary Meeker of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.

Facebook sets minimum wage for contractors, PTO

May 13, 2015

On the heels of Microsoft's mandate that US contingent workers get paid time off, Facebook is mandating a $15 minimum wage, paid parental leave or new child benefit and 15 days PTO.

An I-9 compromise for staffing buyers: Right of inspection

May 13, 2015

As we reported last week, staffing suppliers can’t forward copies of I-9 forms to buyers of staffing services, but there may be another solution you could pursue.

Staffing buyers can’t see contingents' I-9s; don't ask for them

May 6, 2015

Staffing buyers looking to check the legal status of temporary workers by reviewing I-9 forms may be out of luck. The law does not allow staffing firms to pass along that documentation.