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

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.

The Affordable Care Act’s Potential Impact on Hiring

October 16, 2013

Will the Affordable Care Act cause contingent workforce users and other employers to cut the amount of staff they use or change their hiring plans?

Freelancer Claims The Hollywood Reporter Misclassified Him

October 9, 2013

The publisher of The Hollywood Reporter was sued by a worker claiming he was misclassified as an independent contractor. 

Temp’s Medical Exam Leads to Lawsuit

October 2, 2013

A company that rejected a temporary worker for a  full-time, traditional position was sued for genetic information discrimination by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Shooting Puts Focus on Contractors’ Background Checks

September 25, 2013

Some staffing buyers require background checks of contract workers. However, the shootings last week at the Washington Navy Yard raised concerns over the federal government’s vetting processes of its contractors. 

CWS Summit: Record Attendance; Pendulum Swings

September 18, 2013

A record number attended last week’s annual CWS Summit, indicative of the growing interest in CW management. And discussions saw greater focus on worker quality and successful supplier relationships.

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