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

Walmart: Black Friday Successful Despite Protests

28 November 2012

Walmart reported its post-Thanksgiving “Black Friday” events were a success despite labor action by some in-store workers and contingent workers employed at warehouses serving the retail giant. 

Exit Right

21 November 2012

It takes careful planning to make your staffing firm attractive as an acquisition. We spoke with experts in the field to find out what staffing owners can do to increase their firms’ worth.

Post Election: Prepare for Healthcare Reform

14 November 2012

Last week’s election cleared the way for the Affordable Care Act, also known as healthcare reform. That means contingent workforce buyers could see costs rise as future provisions of the healthcare reform take affect such as the employer mandate set for 2014.

Former IC Sues FedEx Ground

7 November 2012

A new lawsuit claims FedEx Ground Package System Inc. violated the U.S. Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization Act in how it operates through independent contractor drivers.

Temp Bill Rates Rise for IT, Professional Workers

31 October 2012

Temporary labor bill rates rose in the third quarter with increases among professional-level workers, according to the third-quarter release of the IQNdex, an index of temporary labor bill rates produced by IQNavigator.

Contract Watch: Staff Care, Staff Management

31 October 2012

Recent announcements of new staffing contracts include deals between Staff Care and Novation as well as Staff Management | SMX and logistics firm OHL.

Caterpillar Lowers Percentage of Flexible Workers

24 October 2012

Caterpillar, one of the few companies to disclose the size of its flexible workforce, said contingents accounted for 14.4 percent of its total workforce in the third quarter, down from 16.8 percent in the third quarter of 2011.

Temp Workers Sue Walmart, Staffing Firms

24 October 2012

A group of 20 Chicago-area workers have filed a wage and hour lawsuit against Walmart and two staffing firms — QPS Employment Group Inc. and Labor Ready-Midwest Inc.

Greased Lightning

19 October 2012

Information technology staffing firms dominated the 2012 list of fastest-growing staffing firms. We spoke to a few of the fastest-growing IT staffing firms to find out what they are doing.

Temps Cited in Fed Suit Against Bank

17 October 2012

A U.S. Attorney’s Office lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank N.A. over mortgage practices claims the bank did not properly train temporary workers, among other issues.