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.
14 March 2012
The USCIS issued new guidance this week confirming staffing firms as legitimate employers for H1-B visa purposes, the TechServe Alliance reported today. Previously, staffing firms had struggled to obtain the visas on behalf of clients.
7 March 2012
Nineteen companies in Connecticut were forced to stop work at construction sites recently due to independent contractor misclassifications, the state’s Department of Labor reported.
1 March 2012
Find out why crowdsourcing may be a part of staffing’s future. Other up-and-coming trends that you should know about include mobile technology, independent workers and increased usage of vendor management systems. A few future possibilities for the staffing industry could mean a new way of doing business.... More
29 February 2012
The operator of a distribution center owned by the Hershey Co. in Palmyra, Pa., and its staffing provider were issued $288,000 in proposed penalties over workplace safety and health violations, the U.S. Department of Labor reported.
8 February 2012
A federal judge ruled workers who are suing a California warehouse cannot be fired.
1 February 2012
Majority of large customers use term limits.
1 February 2012
Salaries for technology professionals rose 2 percent in 2011 and more are receiving bonuses, according to a salary survey released last week by job board operator Dice Holdings Inc.
25 January 2012
A California distribution center was cited, along with its staffing provider, for unsafe working conditions that led to a worker’s injury.
18 January 2012
A staffing firm and its hotel clients have been sued by a group of contingent workers who allege they were regularly not paid for all hours worked or overtime.
11 January 2012
A spate of acquisitions by large staffing providers point to a growing interest in the Japanese market — and Asia-Pacific as a whole.