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

Massachusetts Collects Millions in IC Audits

September 18, 2013

Last year, Massachusetts collected more than $15 million from employers that were found to have misclassified employees as independent contractors.

Hotel Must Pay Staffing Firm Workers’ Back Wages

September 11, 2013

An ongoing investigation into hotels’ use of staffing firms in Florida resulted in a St. Augustine hotel being required to pay $18,000 in back wages to 13 staffing firm workers, the Department of Labor reported Monday.

Defunct Ohio Firm to Pay $1.47 Million for Misclassification

September 11, 2013

A defunct Ohio company must pay $1.47 million in back wages and damages after misclassifying approximately 250 cable installers as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Aug. 29.

2013 Staffing Firm Executive Compensation Analysis

September 4, 2013

  • Total compensation fell by a median 4.52 percent in 2012 at U.S.-based public staffing firms, according to an analysis of executive compensation that looked at the two most highly paid executives at a selection of publicly traded staffing firms.
  • Median total compensation for the top two executives... More

Claims Prompt $665,000 in Sanctions for IC Case

August 28, 2013

A complaint along with claims of misclassification as independent contractors prompted the California Labor Commissioner to ultimately deliver $664,764 in sanctions to a Sacramento, Calif., landscaping business, the California Department of Industrial Relations reported.

Contingents’ Data Access Is Concern in Marijuana Audit

August 28, 2013

Contingent workers’ access to confidential information has become a concern after an audit released earlier this summer of the Colorado Department of Public Health that covered, in part, temps’ access to medical marijuana registries.

Don’t Lose Sight

August 22, 2013

A one-year delay in the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate doesn’t mean you can ease up on the preparation. Keeping on top of changes and the lack of clarity surrounding them is not easy. Do your homework.

Few Large Employers Will Face ACA Penalties

August 21, 2013

Relatively few large companies will pay a penalty because they don’t offer healthcare insurance when the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate begins in 2015, according to a study released by the Rand Corporation. 

Feds Make Hospitality CW Buyers Pay

August 21, 2013

Two contingent workforce buyers in the hotel industry and a staffing firm have been ordered to pay tens of thousands in settlements, according to announcements by the U.S. DOL.

Job Seekers: Staffing Firms = More Money

August 14, 2013

Some job seekers believe working with a staffing supplier will result in more money, according to a recent survey by Addison Group.