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.
24 September 2014
A federal judge in New York last week dismissed a class action lawsuit brought by an attorney working through a staffing firm against a buyer and its provider for overtime pay.
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.
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.
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.
13 August 2014
Beeline, a VMS provider owned by Adecco, acquired online staffing/independent workforce management platform OnForce. The deal closed Friday.
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.
15 July 2014
New York Attorney General requires five staffing firms to report discriminatory, other unlawful requests.
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.
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.
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.