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

Healthcare Reform Guidance Could Reduce Penalties

5 September 2012

New guidance put forth by the federal government last week could significantly reduce employer penalties under healthcare reform, which could translate to savings for staffing users if such penalties are substantially reduced.

2014

30 August 2012

Healthcare reform brings plenty  of uncertainties, and financial penalties for employers starting  in 2014. But some see opportunity. A look at what lies ahead.

IBM Is Buying Kenexa

29 August 2012

Kenexa Corp. struck a deal to be acquired by IBM for $46 per share in a transaction valued at $1.3 billion. Kenexa is a Wayne, Penn.-based talent acquisition and management software and services firm.

Court Dismisses Worker’s Suit Against Buyer, Supplier

22 August 2012

A federal lawsuit against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and staffing firm Qualitech Maintenance Inc. filed by a worker in Texas has been dismissed at the request of the plaintiff, according to court documents.

Background Checker Must Pay $2.6 Million

15 August 2012

Companies increasingly rely on third-party vendors to conduct background checks on their candidates — traditional as well as contingent. But those firms must comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. One recently agreed to settle allegations that it violated the act. 

Clients to Pay Back Wages to Contingents

1 August 2012

Five hospitality companies in South Dakota that used an employment agency will pay more than $124,000 in back wages to 293 workers, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. The firms will also pay $79,000 in penalties.

Selling on Steroids

28 July 2012

Staffing Industry Analysts joins with Towers Watson in a survey sponsored by Monster that aims to help staffing firms manage their sales force. From selecting the right people to approaching customers, the survey reveals ways to enhance sales performance.

Temp Bill Rate Index Shows Subtle Upward Trend

25 July 2012

According to an index that tracks to the progress of temporary bill rates, the cost of staffing services is on the rise.

Healthcare Reform Ruling Paves Way for Employer Penalties

11 July 2012

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, employers must now assess how the law will affect the contingent workforce — especially the penalties they may face if their contingents aren’t covered.

Research Report: Not That Friendly

2 July 2012

Surprisingly few workers find staffing firms through social networking.