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 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.
March 4, 2015
They are on the rise, but freelancer management systems have their own unique benefits and risks. A contingent workforce manager shares his insights.
February 24, 2015
Apple Inc. announced it will no longer allow foreign contract workers at suppliers’ factories abroad to be charged recruitment fees.
February 11, 2015
Last week, a California lawmaker lashed out at Southern California Edison over its plan to use H-1B visa workers through outsourcing firms, saying emerging accounts of the company’s plans raise questions about whether the H-1B visa program was misused.