Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson

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

IT software, services firm plans IPO

28 May 2013

Luxoft Holding Inc., an information technology software and service provider, filed for an initial public offering, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mix & Match

22 May 2013

Technology advancements and growing sophistication of buyers have changed the way staffing firms sell their services. Industry insiders talk about what’s new in the marketplace and what sales tactics work.

Federal Wage and Hour Lawsuits Up 10%

22 May 2013

Federal wage and hour lawsuits filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act reached a new high for the 12 months ended March 30.

US Agency Overpays $3.7 Million for Temps’ Living Expenses

22 May 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy has overpaid $3.7 million since 2007 for temporary workers’ living expenses at its Savannah River Site nuclear facility near Aiken, S.C., according to a report from the department’s Office of Inspector General.

Canada sharpens temporary foreign worker rules

16 May 2013

Companies operating in Canada that use the Temporary Foreign Worker program will face tougher rules.

US Senate committee discusses immigration bill, H-1Bs

16 May 2013

H-1B visa issues are among the items under debate during discussion of an immigration bill this week by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. H-1B visas are used by companies — including staffing firms — to bring in specialized professionals to the U.S. such as engineers and computer programmers.

Contract watch: IBM, CGI, Wipro ...

16 May 2013

Here is a list of the latest information technology services contract announcements. Firms making announcements include IBM (NYSE: IBM), CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A), Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SSP.

Softchoice, Wipro deals among public M&A

16 May 2013

Here are recent publicly announced mergers & acquisitions of IT services firms. Today’s announcement includes deals involving Softchoice Corp. (TSX: SO) going private, Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT) acquiring a big data firm.

Tata settles consultant lawsuit for $30 million

16 May 2013

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (NYSE: TCS.NS) agreed to pay $29.75 million to settle a class action lawsuit that involves as many as 12,600 current and former employees who were brought to the U.S. to work as IT consultants, according to court records.

Cable Installer Owes $1 Million in Misclassification Case

15 May 2013

A cable television installer must pay almost $1.1 million in back wages and damages for misclassifying 196 employees as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor announced.