Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson

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

Independent workers up 12% since 2011; number of $100,000-plus earners jumps

September 29, 2015

The number of independent workers in the US has risen 12% since 2011, according to MBO Partners’ annual “State of Independence in America 2015” survey, and the number of those earning more than $100,000 per year is on the rise as well.

Too attractive an account for suppliers? You are paying too much

September 30, 2015

This week, we asked Edward Ronan, global category manager-HR benefits and services at BD (Becton Dickinson), for his thoughts on getting the right balance between cost and quality in a contingent workforce program.

Building an RFP: ‘Be very clear and inclusive’

September 23, 2015

For this week’s topic of the week, we asked Kanita Harris, category manager, human resources, at Halliburton: “What is the most important single thing when putting together an RFP?”

New bill would ‘Ban the Box’ for federal contractors

September 23, 2015

Proposed legislation would prohibit federal contractors and federal agencies from asking job applicants about their criminal history until an applicant receives a conditional offer of employment.

‘Making temps feel like they are a stepchild is actually more dangerous’

September 16, 2015

In this first installment of our new topic of the week series, we asked Southwest Airlines’ people department Senior Manager Greg Muccio what is the best way to keep contingent workers engaged?

BMW to pay $1.6 million in contract worker background check suit

September 16, 2015

BMW agreed to a $1.6 million settlement in an EEOC lawsuit claiming background checks discriminated against African American contract workers.

Judge rules Uber IC case can proceed as a class action

September 2, 2015

Uber received a blow in court Tuesday when a federal judge in California approved class action status in a case where drivers claim they were improperly treated as independent contractors instead of employees.

NLRB expands definition of joint employment of temps

September 2, 2015

The NLRB ruled last week to expand the definition of joint employment, allowing a union to negotiate with a staffing buyer over both directly hired and staffing firm workers. 

2015 list of fastest-growing US staffing firms

August 31, 2015

  • Revenue at the 10 fastest-growing firms had a median compound annual growth rate of 61.0%.
  • 102 firms qualified for the list with compound annual growth rates of 15 percent or more.
  • IT represented the biggest chunk of firms with 36% reporting IT staffing was one of their top segments.

NLRB could expand joint employer definition in current case

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.