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

Paragraph in ACA Final Rules Raises More Questions

26 February 2014

A paragraph in the final employer mandate regulations of the ACA raises questions over who is the common law employer — the buyer or the staffing firm?

Firm Lists 11 ‘Scariest’ HR Issues

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.

Public Agency: Raise Pay for Contract Workers

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.

Interest in Diversity Staffing Suppliers Strong

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. 

Legislation Would Prohibit Access to Job Hunters’ Credit History

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.

Contractor Settles Warehouse Worker Case for $4.7 Million

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.

Ontario Legislation Would Tighten Rules on Buyers, Suppliers

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. 

Acquired Healthcare VMS to Remain Neutral

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.

Here’s the Deal: Buying/selling a staffing firm involves due diligence – and destiny

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.

New York Joins Feds’ Misclassification Fight

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.