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.
April 29, 2015
Boston taxi drivers are correctly classified as independent contractors, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled last week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.