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

Caterpillar Lowers Percentage of Flexible Workers

24 October 2012

Caterpillar, one of the few companies to disclose the size of its flexible workforce, said contingents accounted for 14.4 percent of its total workforce in the third quarter, down from 16.8 percent in the third quarter of 2011.

Temp Workers Sue Walmart, Staffing Firms

24 October 2012

A group of 20 Chicago-area workers have filed a wage and hour lawsuit against Walmart and two staffing firms — QPS Employment Group Inc. and Labor Ready-Midwest Inc.

Greased Lightning

19 October 2012

Information technology staffing firms dominated the 2012 list of fastest-growing staffing firms. We spoke to a few of the fastest-growing IT staffing firms to find out what they are doing.

Temps Cited in Fed Suit Against Bank

17 October 2012

A U.S. Attorney’s Office lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank N.A. over mortgage practices claims the bank did not properly train temporary workers, among other issues.

California Law Targets Warehouse Staffing Contracts

10 October 2012

A new law in California takes aim at staffing contracts in the warehouse industry, prohibiting contracts at warehouses where a contractor knows or should know that there are insufficient funds to comply with basic labor laws, such as wages.

Where Are Wages Growing Fastest?

3 October 2012

The average weekly wage in the 328 largest U.S. counties rose by 5.4 percent year-over-year in the first quarter to $984, according to data released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But what areas enjoyed the best growth?

Southern State Posts Biggest Jump in Staffing Jobs

26 September 2012

The state with the biggest percentage jump in staffing industry employment last month was Kentucky, according to data released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that was not seasonally adjusted. How did the other states fare?

Temporary Labor Bill Rates Appear on the Rise

19 September 2012

Temporary labor bill rates appear on the rise after a period of slow growth, according to the IQNdex, an index of temporary labor bill rates produced by IQNavigator.

Contract Watch: HP, Nestlé, Hertfordshire

19 September 2012

HP, Nestlé and Hertfordshire recently signed contracts for their contingent workforce management programs.

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.