Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson

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.

Recent Articles

Supreme Court weighs staffing buyer security line pay

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 The outcome of the case could affect all companies with such security systems in place.... More

Fatal injuries rise among contractors

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. 

Watch out: Staffing buyer cited in safety case, not provider

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.

Court rejects attorney’s overtime demand against buyer, staffing firm

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.

Secretly formed temp firms cost company almost $2 million

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.

California bill to expand staffing buyers’ liability goes to governor

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. 

Road to Recovery: Healthcare staffing industry gets ready for growth, more VMS

August 22, 2014

Healthcare staffing is seeing new trends this year. Industry insiders talk about growth and organizations’ increasing interest in VMS.

Illinois claims lead in auditing for misclassified ICs

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.

Beeline acquires online staffing firm

August 13, 2014

Beeline, a VMS provider owned by Adecco, acquired online staffing/independent workforce management platform OnForce. The deal closed Friday.

David & Goliath: With the right strategy, staffing firms may succeed without going through a VMS

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.