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

Apple, port firm hit by temp worker wage-and-hour suits

December 23, 2014

Staffing buyers and their providers face more class action wage-and-hour lawsuits with two new lawsuits filed this month. 

Stay Alert: M&A staffing deals have good, bad implications for you

December 16, 2014

Mergers and acquisitions among staffing suppliers can affect their clients, and there have been quite a few such deals as of late. 

Executive order on immigration could be good news for CW managers

December 3, 2014

President Obama’s executive order on immigration won’t change H1-B visa numbers, but could signal good news for contingent workforce managers in other ways.

Zoom! Staffing Firm Growth Stories

November 21, 2014

What does it take to maintain strong growth over the years? What are the stories behind these impressive numbers? Three of the fastest-growing staffing firms share their secrets.

Contingent worker sues Google, searches for justice

November 19, 2014

A former Google worker in New York sued the search giant and online staffing firm Elance-oDesk claiming he and others were misclassified as independent contractors.

Ontario bill gets nod without controversial staffing buyer language

November 12, 2014

The Ontario Legislature approved a bill last week that increases accountability for buyers of staffing services, but without wording that would have made them responsible for paying accident costs if a temporary worker suffered injuries. 

Voters in four states raise minimum wages; Mass. approves sick leave law

November 12, 2014

Voters in four states and several cities approved increases in minimum wages, and an advisory referendum to raise the minimum wage was OK’d in a fifth state. Voters also weighed in on mandatory paid sick leave with Massachusetts voters approving a new sick leave law.

No hospital coverage? Plans won’t qualify as way to avoid ACA penalties — but relief offered

November 5, 2014

Federal agencies rejected a health plan setup that would have allowed employers to avoid ACA penalties while offering coverage to workers that, while affordable, did not cover in-patient hospitalization.

The M&A saga continues: VMS & MSP provider acquired

November 5, 2014

Investment firm Investcorp acquired PRO Unlimited — which offers VMS, MSP and independent contractor compliance/payrolling services — in a $300 million-plus deal announced last week.

The H-1B fight: Report weighs in and lists companies with most requests

October 29, 2014

The debate over H-1B temporary visas is ongoing, but a recent report sheds light on the arguments and lists the companies with the most requests.