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.
26 February 2014
A new report says 50,000 of the 75,000 truck drivers at major U.S. ports are misclassified as independent contractors. And it says port drivers are fighting back.
26 February 2014
A paragraph in the final employer mandate regulations of the ACA raises questions over who is the common law employer — the buyer or the staffing firm?
19 February 2014
A provider of legal information to U.S. employers has listed the 11 scariest issues employers face this year, Among them, independent contractor misclassification, wage and hour disputes, legalized marijuana use, and background check regulations.
12 February 2014
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey asked four airlines to raise wages for contract workers at New York airports, but ultimately planso require the changes in its Port-Airline agreements.
22 January 2014
Buyers’ interest in the use of diversity staffing suppliers remains strong. Given the changing demographics in the U.S., corporations are looking to use diversity suppliers as well as to have diverse workforces.
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.