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.
8 January 2014
New U.S. legislation to prohibit employers from requesting job candidates’ credit history as part of the application process was introduced last month introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.
18 December 2013
An operator of a California warehouse that serves as a Wal-Mart contractor agreed to settle a class action lawsuit by workers for $4.7 million. A separate case that includes staffing firms and Wal-Mart is pending.
11 December 2013
Proposed legislation in the province of Ontario would make buyers and their suppliers jointly responsible for unpaid wages and prohibit charging recruitment fees for immigrant workers.
4 December 2013
Healthcare vendor management system provider ShiftWise was acquired last month by the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm. However, ShiftWise will remain vendor-neutral.
25 November 2013
The act of buying or selling a staffing firm can be a daunting task. We talked with industry insiders who have been through the process to understand how best to prepare for such a move. Learn from their experiences.
20 November 2013
New York became the 15th state to sign a memorandum of understanding with the federal government to crack down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors.
13 November 2013
Companies in 13 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands will have to pay more in federal unemployment taxes for 2013, and that may point to higher contingent labor costs in those states.
6 November 2013
Contingent buyers in the healthcare industry are among the last to adopt vendor management systems and managed service providers, and many staffing suppliers have concerns about their use.
23 October 2013
A report released this month by the Institute for Research on Public Policy calls for an annual cap on the number of temporary workers entering Canada.
16 October 2013
Regulation of contingent work tends to move in line with market development, and contingent work tends to enjoy a better image and more appropriate regulations in mature markets.