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.
August 26, 2015
A ruling due any day now from the National Labor Relations Board could redefine some staffing client companies as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act.
August 19, 2015
One company settled a misclassification case with the DOL for $5 million, while the agency is pursuing another for $3 million.
August 12, 2015
Both sides in the Uber misclassification case in California appeared in federal court last Thursday to argue over class action status, according to news reports. Separately, two more gig economy firms opted for going with W-2 workers instead of independent contractors.
August 5, 2015
A South Carolina staffing buyer is ruled a joint employer in a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by a temporary agency worker under a “hybrid test” put forward by the US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
July 28, 2015
Workers at the Google Express shopping service employed by Adecco have filed a request for union representation.
July 29, 2015
A case against Google brought by a former worker in New York claiming misclassification as an independent contractor has been dismissed after both parties reached a private settlement.
July 22, 2015
A new interpretation of how the definition of “employee” guides the determination of employee or contractor status may lead to intensified misclassification enforcement actions.
July 22, 2015
How can contingent workforce managers get a seat at the table and become part of the strategic decision-making process? Some are finding out this week at CWS Summit Singapore.
July 15, 2015
The Massachusetts Delivery Association won the right to use independent contractors when a judge ruled federal law preempts the state’s independent contractor law.
July 8, 2015
Gig economy company Shyp announced in a recent blog it will reclassify its couriers as employees instead of independent contractors, following in the footsteps of Instacart.