Craig Johnson

Managing Editor, Staffing Publications

Craig Johnson
cjohnsonSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

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.

Recent Articles

Legislation Would Prohibit Access to Job Hunters’ Credit History

January 8, 2014

New U.S. legislation to prohibit employers from requesting job candidates’ credit history as part of the application process was introduced last month introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.

Contractor Settles Warehouse Worker Case for $4.7 Million

December 18, 2013

An operator of a California warehouse that serves as a Wal-Mart contractor agreed to settle a class action lawsuit by workers for $4.7 million. A separate case that includes staffing firms and Wal-Mart is pending.

Ontario Legislation Would Tighten Rules on Buyers, Suppliers

December 11, 2013

Proposed legislation in the province of Ontario would make buyers and their suppliers jointly responsible for unpaid wages and prohibit charging recruitment fees for immigrant workers. 

Acquired Healthcare VMS to Remain Neutral

December 4, 2013

Healthcare vendor management system provider ShiftWise was acquired last month by the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm. However, ShiftWise will remain vendor-neutral.

Here’s the Deal: Buying/selling a staffing firm involves due diligence – and destiny

November 25, 2013

The act of buying or selling a staffing firm can be a daunting task. We talked with industry insiders who have been through the process to understand how best to prepare for such a move. Learn from their experiences.

New York Joins Feds’ Misclassification Fight

November 20, 2013

New York became the 15th state to sign a memorandum of understanding with the federal government to crack down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors. 

Employers in 13 States to Pay More in Federal Unemployment Taxes

November 13, 2013

Companies in 13 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands will have to pay more in federal unemployment taxes for 2013, and that may point to higher contingent labor costs in those states.

VMS/MSP Prove Contentious at Healthcare Staffing Summit

November 6, 2013

Contingent buyers in the healthcare industry are among the last to adopt vendor management systems and managed service providers, and many staffing suppliers have concerns about their use.

Report: Cap Foreign Temps in Canada

October 23, 2013

A report released this month by the Institute for Research on Public Policy calls for an annual cap on the number of temporary workers entering Canada. 

International: As CW Markets Develop, Regulation Follows

October 16, 2013

Regulation of contingent work tends to move in line with market development, and contingent work tends to enjoy a better image and more appropriate regulations in mature markets.