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

State’s high court rules IC status OK for cabbies, but may not apply elsewhere

April 29, 2015

Boston taxi drivers are correctly classified as independent contractors, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled last week.

CWS Summit Amsterdam: Evolve your programs or risk being irrelevant

April 21, 2015

Many contingent workforce programs are at a stage where the managed service provider (MSP) successfully delivers against stated requirements. But programs have to continue to evolve or CW professionals could find themselves irrelevant.

More buyers ban recruitment fees for workers

April 14, 2015

An association of global electronics companies voted to prohibit recruiters or employers from charging recruitment fees to workers in a step to improve human rights for workers. 

Amazon and staffing firm sued over background checks

April 15, 2015

A man claiming he was rejected for a temporary job at Amazon based on false results of a background check has sued the company and its staffing provider.  

H-1B visa cap reached within first week on Tuesday

April 8, 2015

US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the cap for H-1B visas for highly skilled temporary foreign workers for the upcoming federal fiscal year was again reached within a week.

Canadian company fined in temp's death

April 8, 2015

A staffing buyer in Ontario was fined $225,000 for an accident that led to the death of a temporary worker last May.

Microsoft’s 15 days paid time off is new contingent workforce tactic

April 1, 2015

In a relatively unusual move in the contingent workforce world, Microsoft announced last week in suppliers would be required to give 15 days PTO to eligible contingent workers.

Indian group responds to H-1B temp worker visa criticism in Senate committee

March 25, 2015

The trade association for the Indian IT and business process outsourcing industry responded to criticism that workers coming to the US on H-1B visas — for highly skilled temporary foreign workers such as those in IT — have only minimum skills.

Visas Oversubscribed? Demand for H-1Bs to outstrip supply

March 17, 2015

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services expects demand for H-1B visa to exceed supply again this year, triggering another lottery for the coveted documents and leaving many staffing buyers out of luck.

ACA case before Supreme Court could affect staffing, buyers

March 11, 2015

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments March 4 in a case that could bring massive change to the Affordable Care Act and remove penalties in some states for staffing firms, staffing buyers and other employers — albeit with caveats.