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.
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.
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.
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.
10 October 2012
A new law in California takes aim at staffing contracts in the warehouse industry, prohibiting contracts at warehouses where a contractor knows or should know that there are insufficient funds to comply with basic labor laws, such as wages.
3 October 2012
The average weekly wage in the 328 largest U.S. counties rose by 5.4 percent year-over-year in the first quarter to $984, according to data released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But what areas enjoyed the best growth?
26 September 2012
The state with the biggest percentage jump in staffing industry employment last month was Kentucky, according to data released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that was not seasonally adjusted. How did the other states fare?
19 September 2012
Temporary labor bill rates appear on the rise after a period of slow growth, according to the IQNdex, an index of temporary labor bill rates produced by IQNavigator.
19 September 2012
HP, Nestlé and Hertfordshire recently signed contracts for their contingent workforce management programs.
5 September 2012
New guidance put forth by the federal government last week could significantly reduce employer penalties under healthcare reform, which could translate to savings for staffing users if such penalties are substantially reduced.
30 August 2012
Healthcare reform brings plenty of uncertainties, and financial penalties for employers starting in 2014. But some see opportunity. A look at what lies ahead.