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.
1 April 2015
In a relatively unusual move in the contingent workforce world, Microsoft announced last week in suppliers would be required to give 15 days PTO to eligible contingent workers.
25 March 2015
The trade association for the Indian IT and business process outsourcing industry responded to criticism that workers coming to the US on H-1B visas — for highly skilled temporary foreign workers such as those in IT — have only minimum skills.
17 March 2015
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services expects demand for H-1B visa to exceed supply again this year, triggering another lottery for the coveted documents and leaving many staffing buyers out of luck.
11 March 2015
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments March 4 in a case that could bring massive change to the Affordable Care Act and remove penalties in some states for staffing firms, staffing buyers and other employers — albeit with caveats.
4 March 2015
They are on the rise, but freelancer management systems have their own unique benefits and risks. A contingent workforce manager shares his insights.
24 February 2015
Apple Inc. announced it will no longer allow foreign contract workers at suppliers’ factories abroad to be charged recruitment fees.
11 February 2015
Last week, a California lawmaker lashed out at Southern California Edison over its plan to use H-1B visa workers through outsourcing firms, saying emerging accounts of the company’s plans raise questions about whether the H-1B visa program was misused.
4 February 2015
Continuing its focus on independent contractor misclassification, the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division recently announced several companies are being required to pay hundreds of thousands in back pay for IC misclassification and overtime violations.
28 January 2015
It may start to take longer to fill your job reqs, according to recent studies. But don't pin all the blame on your providers.
21 January 2015
The concept of “total talent management,” which seeks to integrate all aspects of workforce management and provide better insight into both workforces, has a ways to go.