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

State Assesses $12.2 Million for Misclassification in 2013

March 26, 2014

Employers that misclassified workers in New York State were assessed nearly $12.2 million in unemployment insurance contributions during 2013, according to an annual report released last month by the New York State Department of Labor.

Background Check Firms Sign Deal With New York State

March 19, 2014

Four background check companies signed agreements in New York State to avoid illegal hiring practices, the New York State Attorney General’s Office announced last week. The background check firms are HireRight Inc., First Advantage, General Information Services Inc. and Sterling Infosystems.

Celebrate the Best Staffing Firms to Work For 2014

March 13, 2014

What makes employees love their workplace? Many think it’s the lavish perks that draw workers in, but according to workers at this year’s Best Staffing Firms to Work For, it’s more about management, empowerment and success.

Experts expect H-1B visas to go fast this year

March 12, 2014

Experts expect strong demand for H-1B visas that are used to bring in foreign temporary skilled workers — especially IT workers.

H-1B Visas May Be Determined By Lottery

March 12, 2014

Experts expect strong demand for H-1B visas that are used to bring in foreign temporary skilled workers, which may slow down hiring and bring projects to a stand-still.

Temp Security Case Makes It to Supreme Court

March 5, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case in which staffing firm workers at Amazon.com warehouses say they are owed wages for waiting in line to go through a security check at the end of their workdays.

Tip the Scale

February 27, 2014

Revamp your comp plan to incentivize your top sales folks.

Report: Majority of Port Truckers Are Misclassified

February 26, 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.

Paragraph in ACA Final Rules Raises More Questions

February 26, 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?

Firm Lists 11 ‘Scariest’ HR Issues

February 19, 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.