Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson
cjohnsonSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

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.

Recent Articles

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.

Public Agency: Raise Pay for Contract Workers

February 12, 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.

Contractor Settles Warehouse Worker Case for $4.7 Million

December 18, 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.

Ontario Legislation Would Tighten Rules on Buyers, Suppliers

December 11, 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. 

Acquired Healthcare VMS to Remain Neutral

December 4, 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.

Here’s the Deal: Buying/selling a staffing firm involves due diligence – and destiny

November 25, 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.