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

Canada overhauling Temporary Foreign Worker Program

25 June 2014

Canada announced an overhaul to its Temporary Foreign Worker Program Friday that includes increased fees, higher penalties and caps on temporary foreign workers.

Temp deaths lead to OSHA citations against buyers/suppliers

18 June 2014

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week announced citations against two buyers and five staffing firms in two separate incidents that led to temp fatalities. 

Online staffing is the new frontier: CW managers’ interest rises sharply

11 June 2014

Use of online staffing firms may be uncharted territory for many contingent workforce managers, but that’s changing, as many more managers express plans to use the platforms. 

Here a SOW, there a SOW. Everywhere a ...

4 June 2014

The contingent workforce of the future will likely include more statement-of-work contracts, according to a recent survey of buyers. 

Select exits bankruptcy, gets new board of directors

21 May 2014

The Select Family of Staffing Companies, the 10th-largest U.S. staffing firm, exited Chapter 11 and announced an investor-appointed board of directors that includes high-level staffing executives who formerly served at Randstad and TAC Worldwide.

Safety First: Fatal temp injuries draw OSHA’s attention

19 May 2014

Increased attention from OSHA and rising workers’ comp costs are creating a greater need for client selection, safety and training.

Fieldglass Sale Exceeded $1 Billion, Report Says

14 May 2014

Crain’s Chicago Business’ John Pletz reported that the sale of vendor management system Fieldglass to SAP topped $1 billion. 

Feds Fail to Lift Minimum Wage, But Efforts Are Not Dead

7 May 2014

Despite the U.S. Senate’s failure to move forward on raising the federal minimum wage, several states and municipalities are moving forward with their own proposals. 

Avoid Workplace Fatalities. Keep Your Temps Safe.

30 April 2014

The number of temporary workers who died from workplace injuries rose in 2012, according to revised numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics last week. Workplace fatalities are a concern for everyone, and staffing buyers are often fined when such incidents occur. 

Calif. Advances Bill to Increase Buyers’ Liability, Bad for Business

30 April 2014

A proposed California law that would impose joint liability on staffing buyers for such things as wages, employment taxes and workers’ comp was passed by the state’s Assembly Labor and Employment Committee in a 5-2 vote on April 24.