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

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.

2014 Staffing Executive Compensation Analysis

October 28, 2014

  • Total compensation rose by a median 6.9 percent in 2013 among the two highest-paid executives — in some cases only data on one executive was available — at a selection of 58 publicly traded staffing firms based in Europe, the US, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
  • Median total compensation... More

Feds likely to cut staffing firms’ ‘minimum value’ response under ACA

October 22, 2014

The federal government be poised to disallow a type of healthcare plan that cuts costs and allows staffing firms to avoid penalties under the Affordable Care Act when employer mandates take effect next year, which may mean higher costs for staffing buyers. 

Supreme Court weighs staffing buyer security line pay

October 15, 2014

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in a case where staffing firm workers are seeking pay for time spent waiting in security screening lines when leaving the warehouse of staffing client Amazon.com. The outcome of the case could affect all companies with such security systems in place.... More

Fatal injuries rise among contractors

October 8, 2014

The number of “contractors” in the US who died from fatal workplace injuries rose in 2013, according to preliminary numbers released last month by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Watch out: Staffing buyer cited in safety case, not provider

October 1, 2014

A hobby and craft paints maker faces more than $84,000 in penalties for exposing permanent and temporary workers to amputation, electrical and other safety hazards, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Monday.

Court rejects attorney’s overtime demand against buyer, staffing firm

September 24, 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.

Secretly formed temp firms cost company almost $2 million

September 17, 2014

Grand America Hotels and Resorts agreed to forfeit $1.95 million after a group of managers formed temp firms to hire undocumented workers.

California bill to expand staffing buyers’ liability goes to governor

September 10, 2014

California legislators approved a bill last week that could make staffing buyers liable for staffing firm wage and hour violations among other things. 

Road to Recovery: Healthcare staffing industry gets ready for growth, more VMS

August 22, 2014

Healthcare staffing is seeing new trends this year. Industry insiders talk about growth and organizations’ increasing interest in VMS.