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

Staffing Firm Executive Compensation Analysis 2013

10 October 2013

  • See the median compensation for European executives
  • Understand who is best remunerated
  • Compare increases in total compensation with revenue and market capitalisation

Freelancer Claims The Hollywood Reporter Misclassified Him

9 October 2013

The publisher of The Hollywood Reporter was sued by a worker claiming he was misclassified as an independent contractor. 

Temp’s Medical Exam Leads to Lawsuit

2 October 2013

A company that rejected a temporary worker for a  full-time, traditional position was sued for genetic information discrimination by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Shooting Puts Focus on Contractors’ Background Checks

25 September 2013

Some staffing buyers require background checks of contract workers. However, the shootings last week at the Washington Navy Yard raised concerns over the federal government’s vetting processes of its contractors. 

CWS Summit: Record Attendance; Pendulum Swings

18 September 2013

A record number attended last week’s annual CWS Summit, indicative of the growing interest in CW management. And discussions saw greater focus on worker quality and successful supplier relationships.

Massachusetts Collects Millions in IC Audits

18 September 2013

Last year, Massachusetts collected more than $15 million from employers that were found to have misclassified employees as independent contractors.

Hotel Must Pay Staffing Firm Workers’ Back Wages

11 September 2013

An ongoing investigation into hotels’ use of staffing firms in Florida resulted in a St. Augustine hotel being required to pay $18,000 in back wages to 13 staffing firm workers, the Department of Labor reported Monday.

Defunct Ohio Firm to Pay $1.47 Million for Misclassification

11 September 2013

A defunct Ohio company must pay $1.47 million in back wages and damages after misclassifying approximately 250 cable installers as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Aug. 29.

Claims Prompt $665,000 in Sanctions for IC Case

28 August 2013

A complaint along with claims of misclassification as independent contractors prompted the California Labor Commissioner to ultimately deliver $664,764 in sanctions to a Sacramento, Calif., landscaping business, the California Department of Industrial Relations reported.

Contingents’ Data Access Is Concern in Marijuana Audit

28 August 2013

Contingent workers’ access to confidential information has become a concern after an audit released earlier this summer of the Colorado Department of Public Health that covered, in part, temps’ access to medical marijuana registries.