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

Retaliation Against Temps Leads to $1.5 Million Judgment

15 May 2013

A company that fired three contingent workers because they complained about sexual harassment faces a $1.5 million judgment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported Friday.

Contingents Sue Pizza Maker, Staffing Firm

8 May 2013

A supplier of take-and-bake pizzas to Wal-Mart and its staffing firm have been sued by contingent workers seeking three years’ worth of unpaid wages and overtime.

Contractor to Pay $20,000 in IC Misclassification

1 May 2013

A Raleigh, N.C., contractor must pay more than $20,000 in back wages to four employees who were found misclassified as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division reported. 

Canada Sharpens Temporary Foreign Worker Rules

1 May 2013

The Canadian government rolled out reforms to its Temporary Foreign Worker program on Monday, although the changes have been criticized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

OSHA Toughens Temp Safety Stance in Wake of Deaths

1 May 2013

An initiative to help protect temporary workers from workplace hazards was announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration following reports of temporary workers suffering fatal injuries.

Big Money

24 April 2013

Staffing Industry Analysts surveyed eight of the largest RPO providers. Here’s some of what we learned about their services and clients’ needs. The facts behind the growth of RPO.

Indexes Point to Rising CW Costs

24 April 2013

Staffing buyers may find themselves having to pay more, according to new index readings on the cost of contingent labor.

Lottery Decides H-1B Visa Recipients

10 April 2013

Staffing users may not get the H-1B visas they want this year. As of Friday, more petitions for H-1B visas have been received than are slots available. 

EEOC Guidance Complicates Background Check Process

10 April 2013

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity released new guidance last year over the use of background checks that led to confusion, but experts say background checks are still doable as long as firms remain within the rules.

Illinois: Use Licensed Labor Agencies or Face Fines

3 April 2013

Companies contracting with day and temporary labor agencies for their staffing needs in Illinois must verify the suppliers are licensed by the state.