Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is Senior 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 sharpens temporary foreign worker rules

16 May 2013

Companies operating in Canada that use the Temporary Foreign Worker program will face tougher rules.

US Senate committee discusses immigration bill, H-1Bs

16 May 2013

H-1B visa issues are among the items under debate during discussion of an immigration bill this week by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. H-1B visas are used by companies — including staffing firms — to bring in specialized professionals to the U.S. such as engineers and computer programmers.

Contract watch: IBM, CGI, Wipro ...

16 May 2013

Here is a list of the latest information technology services contract announcements. Firms making announcements include IBM (NYSE: IBM), CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A), Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SSP.

Softchoice, Wipro deals among public M&A

16 May 2013

Here are recent publicly announced mergers & acquisitions of IT services firms. Today’s announcement includes deals involving Softchoice Corp. (TSX: SO) going private, Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT) acquiring a big data firm.

Tata settles consultant lawsuit for $30 million

16 May 2013

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (NYSE: TCS.NS) agreed to pay $29.75 million to settle a class action lawsuit that involves as many as 12,600 current and former employees who were brought to the U.S. to work as IT consultants, according to court records.

Cable Installer Owes $1 Million in Misclassification Case

15 May 2013

A cable television installer must pay almost $1.1 million in back wages and damages for misclassifying 196 employees as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor announced.

US tech jobs rise for 17th month

16 May 2013

The number of U.S. information technology jobs rose in April to more than 4.4 million, an increase of 0.24 percent from the previous month, according to the TechServe Alliance.

Retaliation Against Temps Leads to $1.5 Million Judgment

15 May 2013

A company that fired three contingent workers because they complained about sexual harassment faces a $1.5 million judgment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported Friday.

Contingents Sue Pizza Maker, Staffing Firm

8 May 2013

A supplier of take-and-bake pizzas to Wal-Mart and its staffing firm have been sued by contingent workers seeking three years’ worth of unpaid wages and overtime.

Contractor to Pay $20,000 in IC Misclassification

1 May 2013

A Raleigh, N.C., contractor must pay more than $20,000 in back wages to four employees who were found misclassified as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division reported.