Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson
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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

An I-9 compromise for staffing buyers: Right of inspection

13 May 2015

As we reported last week, staffing suppliers can’t forward copies of I-9 forms to buyers of staffing services, but there may be another solution you could pursue.

Staffing buyers can’t see contingents' I-9s; don't ask for them

6 May 2015

Staffing buyers looking to check the legal status of temporary workers by reviewing I-9 forms may be out of luck. The law does not allow staffing firms to pass along that documentation.

State’s high court rules IC status OK for cabbies, but may not apply elsewhere

29 April 2015

Boston taxi drivers are correctly classified as independent contractors, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled last week.

CWS Summit Amsterdam: Evolve your programs or risk being irrelevant

21 April 2015

Many contingent workforce programs are at a stage where the managed service provider (MSP) successfully delivers against stated requirements. But programs have to continue to evolve or CW professionals could find themselves irrelevant.

More buyers ban recruitment fees for workers

14 April 2015

An association of global electronics companies voted to prohibit recruiters or employers from charging recruitment fees to workers in a step to improve human rights for workers. 

Amazon and staffing firm sued over background checks

15 April 2015

A man claiming he was rejected for a temporary job at Amazon based on false results of a background check has sued the company and its staffing provider.  

Canadian company fined in temp's death

8 April 2015

A staffing buyer in Ontario was fined $225,000 for an accident that led to the death of a temporary worker last May.

Microsoft’s 15 days paid time off is new contingent workforce tactic

1 April 2015

In a relatively unusual move in the contingent workforce world, Microsoft announced last week in suppliers would be required to give 15 days PTO to eligible contingent workers.

Indian group responds to H-1B temp worker visa criticism in Senate committee

25 March 2015

The trade association for the Indian IT and business process outsourcing industry responded to criticism that workers coming to the US on H-1B visas — for highly skilled temporary foreign workers such as those in IT — have only minimum skills.

Visas Oversubscribed? Demand for H-1Bs to outstrip supply

17 March 2015

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services expects demand for H-1B visa to exceed supply again this year, triggering another lottery for the coveted documents and leaving many staffing buyers out of luck.