Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson
cjohnsonSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

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.

Recent Articles

Secretly formed temp firms cost company almost $2 million

17 September 2014

Grand America Hotels and Resorts agreed to forfeit $1.95 million after a group of managers formed temp firms to hire undocumented workers.

California bill to expand staffing buyers’ liability goes to governor

10 September 2014

California legislators approved a bill last week that could make staffing buyers liable for staffing firm wage and hour violations among other things. 

Illinois claims lead in auditing for misclassified ICs

20 August 2014

Illinois led the nation in auditing employers for independent contractor misclassification, the Illinois Department of Employment Security announced this month. Employers that get caught face penalties.

Beeline acquires online staffing firm

13 August 2014

Beeline, a VMS provider owned by Adecco, acquired online staffing/independent workforce management platform OnForce. The deal closed Friday.

Felony charges for falsified time sheets

30 July 2014

Two temps face felony charges for submitting fraudulent time sheets to a New York state agency through their staffing providers. Do you have processes in place to prevent fraudulent time sheets from being approved? Talk to your staffing firm.

Buyers Beware: Staffing firms agree to report unlawful requests

15 July 2014

New York Attorney General requires five staffing firms to report discriminatory, other unlawful requests.

Your Temp Worker Usage Breaks Records

9 July 2014

Contingent workforce managers’ domain is expanding. The temporary penetration rate — the percentage of the U.S. workforce who are temporary workers — hit another record in June.

Uber misclassifies drivers as independent contractors claim lawsuits

2 July 2014

Two class action lawsuits have been filed against Uber, alleging the San Francisco-based company improperly classified its drivers as independent contractors. The lawsuits show misclassification remains a concern.

Canada overhauling Temporary Foreign Worker Program

25 June 2014

Canada announced an overhaul to its Temporary Foreign Worker Program Friday that includes increased fees, higher penalties and caps on temporary foreign workers.

Temp deaths lead to OSHA citations against buyers/suppliers

18 June 2014

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week announced citations against two buyers and five staffing firms in two separate incidents that led to temp fatalities.