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

Professional Staffing Firm Estimates Its ACA Costs

6 February 2013

Meeting healthcare coverage requirements under U.S. healthcare reform will likely mean a small, single-digit percentage increase to the overall pay rates for the company’s temporary workers, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) CFO Keith Waddell said in a conference call with analysts on Jan.... More

Out of the Ballpark

1 February 2013

Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A’s, helped usher in the stats revolution in baseball. We explore what it might mean for the staffing industry.

Apple Suppliers Reimburse Foreign Contingents’ Excess Recruiting Fees

30 January 2013

Apple Inc. required suppliers to reimburse $6.4 million in excess recruiter fees to contract workers at foreign operations in 2012. The computer maker also turned in a labor agency in China that had knowingly supplied underage workers to a factory.

Feds Collect $9.5 Million for Misclassified ICs

22 January 2013

More than $9.5 million in back wages has been collected for 11,400 workers misclassified as independent contractors since September 2011, the U.S. Department of Labors’ Wage and Hour Division announced last week. 

DOL Misclassification Study in Works

23 January 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor announced earlier this month in the Federal Register that it is seeking comments on an upcoming study on misclassification of workers as independent contractors.

Group Cites Temp Safety, Calls for Tougher Rules

16 January 2013

A new report by the Center for Progressive Reform claims contract labor is bringing new threats to worker safety and calls for the federal government to crack down on firms that use a lot of temps. The group is a Washington-based nonprofit formed in 2002.

Staffing Buyer Pays $96,335 in Back Wages

9 January 2013

A printing company that used two different staffing firms and timeclocks for its workers pays more than $100,000 in overtime back wages and penalties.

Feds Firm Up Proposed Rules for Healthcare Reform

9 January 2013

New proposed healthcare reform regulations include language of concern to users of contingent labor.

New IC Bill Relatively “Limited”

19 December 2012

A new bill meant to simplify the procedure for determining proper independent contractor classification has been introduced in the House, but it appears to have a very narrow focus.

Company to Pay $46,000 in Misclassification

19 December 2012

A Florida painting firm agreed to pay $46,000 in back wages after it was found to have misclassified 26 employees as independent contractors.