Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson
cjohnsonSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

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

Delivery group wins independent contractor case, beats state law

15 July 2015

The Massachusetts Delivery Association won the right to use independent contractors when a judge ruled federal law preempts the state’s independent contractor law.

Another gig economy firm to categorize its workers as employees, not contractors

8 July 2015

Gig economy company Shyp announced in a recent blog it will reclassify its couriers as employees instead of independent contractors, following in the footsteps of Instacart.

Crowdsourcing supplier settles class action lawsuit

8 July 2015

CrowdFlower agreed to pay $585,507 to settle a class action lawsuit brought by crowdsourced workers who claim they were misclassified as independent contractors and paid less than the legal minimum wage.

Should you require your suppliers to offer health coverage to temps?

1 July 2015

Should staffing suppliers be required to provide their contingent workers with healthcare coverage that is compliant under the Affordable Care Act?

IC or employee? Gig economy firm lets workers choose

24 June 2015

A grocery delivery app provider announces it will let certain workers choose whether to be an  IC or employee.

FedEx to pay $228 million; ‘Right-to-control’ prompts settlement in IC lawsuit

17 June 2015

Following an appeals court decision that FedEx Ground's California drivers are employees, FedEx Corp. agreed to pay $228 million to settle a independent contractor misclassification lawsuit.

Contract watch: Avaya signs RPO deal

10 June 2015

Telecommunications firm Avaya brought in Futurestep to provide a recruitment process outsourcing program for operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as Asia Pacific.

Volvo Group extends program that includes training, temp employment

10 June 2015

Volvo Group will continue a temporary worker training program in Sweden that teaches industrial skills needed in manufacturing to about 400 young people per year. 

IC updates: Uber driver ruling; proposed bill aims to clarify contractor status, aid employers

3 June 2015

An Uber driver was ruled an employee while, separately, a legislator introduced a new bill to help employers by clarifying IC status.

Today’s world of work: Online platforms, smart phones and millennials

3 June 2015

The way people work is changing thanks to globalization, structural changes in the economy, mobile Internet use and generational shifts, according to a report released last week by Mary Meeker of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.