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

Canada Sharpens Temporary Foreign Worker Rules

1 May 2013

The Canadian government rolled out reforms to its Temporary Foreign Worker program on Monday, although the changes have been criticized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

OSHA Toughens Temp Safety Stance in Wake of Deaths

1 May 2013

An initiative to help protect temporary workers from workplace hazards was announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration following reports of temporary workers suffering fatal injuries.

Big Money

24 April 2013

Staffing Industry Analysts surveyed eight of the largest RPO providers. Here’s some of what we learned about their services and clients’ needs. The facts behind the growth of RPO.

Indexes Point to Rising CW Costs

24 April 2013

Staffing buyers may find themselves having to pay more, according to new index readings on the cost of contingent labor.

Lottery Decides H-1B Visa Recipients

10 April 2013

Staffing users may not get the H-1B visas they want this year. As of Friday, more petitions for H-1B visas have been received than are slots available. 

EEOC Guidance Complicates Background Check Process

10 April 2013

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity released new guidance last year over the use of background checks that led to confusion, but experts say background checks are still doable as long as firms remain within the rules.

Illinois: Use Licensed Labor Agencies or Face Fines

3 April 2013

Companies contracting with day and temporary labor agencies for their staffing needs in Illinois must verify the suppliers are licensed by the state.

Firm to Pay in IC Case Despite Contract

3 April 2013

A California trucking company must pay $107,802 in a case that shows some states continue to target IC misclassification and agreements with workers may not be enough to shield buyers from litigation.

Printing Company Repays Misclassified ICs

27 March 2013

A printing company paid $31,863 in back wages to 69 employees after an investigation found that workers were improperly classified as independent contractors during a 90-day probationary period.

Proposed Legislation Could Deny H-1B Visas

27 March 2013

Contingent workforce buyers using H-1B visa workers could be in for a rude shock. Legislation proposed by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, could prohibit staffing firms from bringing in H-1B visa holders.