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

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.

Firm Gets Proposed Fines in Death of Contract Worker

27 June 2012

A food manufacturer has cited and faces more than $700,000 in fines over the death of a contractor in December.

Risk: Contingent Worker Files Suit After Find of Racist Figurine

20 June 2012

A contingent worker at a Goodyear rubber plant in Beaumont, Texas, filed a discrimination suit against the company after finding a racist figurine inside his locker.

Costs: New Report Is Critical of Outsourcing, Walmart

13 June 2012

A report released last week is critical of outsourcing — and the use of staffing firms in such circumstances — and took aim at Walmart in particular. The report calls for several steps to get tougher on outsourcing by companies. Walmart has already blasted the report.

Quiet Giant

23 May 2012

A look at the second-largest staffing market in the world: Japan.

Contingents’ Concerns Prompt City Proposal

23 May 2012

Contingent workers’ concerns prompted one city to consider a new policy that would affect contingent workforce buyers in the hotel industry.