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.
19 February 2014
A provider of legal information to U.S. employers has listed the 11 scariest issues employers face this year, Among them, independent contractor misclassification, wage and hour disputes, legalized marijuana use, and background check regulations.
12 February 2014
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey asked four airlines to raise wages for contract workers at New York airports, but ultimately planso require the changes in its Port-Airline agreements.
22 January 2014
Buyers’ interest in the use of diversity staffing suppliers remains strong. Given the changing demographics in the U.S., corporations are looking to use diversity suppliers as well as to have diverse workforces.
8 January 2014
New U.S. legislation to prohibit employers from requesting job candidates’ credit history as part of the application process was introduced last month introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.
18 December 2013
An operator of a California warehouse that serves as a Wal-Mart contractor agreed to settle a class action lawsuit by workers for $4.7 million. A separate case that includes staffing firms and Wal-Mart is pending.
11 December 2013
Proposed legislation in the province of Ontario would make buyers and their suppliers jointly responsible for unpaid wages and prohibit charging recruitment fees for immigrant workers.
4 December 2013
Healthcare vendor management system provider ShiftWise was acquired last month by the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm. However, ShiftWise will remain vendor-neutral.
25 November 2013
The act of buying or selling a staffing firm can be a daunting task. We talked with industry insiders who have been through the process to understand how best to prepare for such a move. Learn from their experiences.
20 November 2013
New York became the 15th state to sign a memorandum of understanding with the federal government to crack down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors.
13 November 2013
Companies in 13 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands will have to pay more in federal unemployment taxes for 2013, and that may point to higher contingent labor costs in those states.