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.
October 15, 2014
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in a case where staffing firm workers are seeking pay for time spent waiting in security screening lines when leaving the warehouse of staffing client Amazon.com. The outcome of the case could affect all companies with such security systems in place.... More
October 8, 2014
The number of “contractors” in the US who died from fatal workplace injuries rose in 2013, according to preliminary numbers released last month by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
October 1, 2014
A hobby and craft paints maker faces more than $84,000 in penalties for exposing permanent and temporary workers to amputation, electrical and other safety hazards, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Monday.
September 24, 2014
A federal judge in New York last week dismissed a class action lawsuit brought by an attorney working through a staffing firm against a buyer and its provider for overtime pay.
September 17, 2014
Grand America Hotels and Resorts agreed to forfeit $1.95 million after a group of managers formed temp firms to hire undocumented workers.
September 10, 2014
California legislators approved a bill last week that could make staffing buyers liable for staffing firm wage and hour violations among other things.
August 22, 2014
Healthcare staffing is seeing new trends this year. Industry insiders talk about growth and organizations’ increasing interest in VMS.
August 20, 2014
Illinois led the nation in auditing employers for independent contractor misclassification, the Illinois Department of Employment Security announced this month. Employers that get caught face penalties.
August 13, 2014
Beeline, a VMS provider owned by Adecco, acquired online staffing/independent workforce management platform OnForce. The deal closed Friday.
August 1, 2014
The VMS route is not for everybody. Learn how some staffing firms are working outside the tool, or minimizing its use, and being successful.