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.
February 4, 2015
Continuing its focus on independent contractor misclassification, the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division recently announced several companies are being required to pay hundreds of thousands in back pay for IC misclassification and overtime violations.
January 28, 2015
It may start to take longer to fill your job reqs, according to recent studies. But don't pin all the blame on your providers.
January 21, 2015
The concept of “total talent management,” which seeks to integrate all aspects of workforce management and provide better insight into both workforces, has a ways to go.
January 7, 2015
In a candidate-centric market, engaging contingent workers can bring benefits. There is no need for total isolation, a relic of the Dark Ages.
December 23, 2014
Staffing buyers and their providers face more class action wage-and-hour lawsuits with two new lawsuits filed this month.
December 16, 2014
Mergers and acquisitions among staffing suppliers can affect their clients, and there have been quite a few such deals as of late.
December 3, 2014
President Obama’s executive order on immigration won’t change H1-B visa numbers, but could signal good news for contingent workforce managers in other ways.
November 19, 2014
A former Google worker in New York sued the search giant and online staffing firm Elance-oDesk claiming he and others were misclassified as independent contractors.
November 12, 2014
The Ontario Legislature approved a bill last week that increases accountability for buyers of staffing services, but without wording that would have made them responsible for paying accident costs if a temporary worker suffered injuries.
November 12, 2014
Voters in four states and several cities approved increases in minimum wages, and an advisory referendum to raise the minimum wage was OK’d in a fifth state. Voters also weighed in on mandatory paid sick leave with Massachusetts voters approving a new sick leave law.