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Craig Johnson

About Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is senior managing editor of Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News.
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On-demand firm negotiating IC misclassification payout

By |November 14th, 2018|

While food delivery service foodora exits Australian market, union calls for greater IC scrutiny
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Technology in healthcare staffing among trends at annual conference

By |November 7th, 2018|

Technology trends in staffing, the shortage of qualified workers and speculation about the next recession were topics during SIA’s Healthcare Staffing Summit in Denver.
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Misclassification: Buyer to pay nearly $5 million in courier driver suit

By |October 31st, 2018|

TFI International agreed to pay up to $4.75 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging misclassification of employees as independent contractors, according to a court filing.
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Here’s the problem, now what?

By |October 24th, 2018|

CWS Summit hackathon brings together CW managers in competition to solve challenges.
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UPS plans ‘Brown Friday’ for temps

By |October 17th, 2018|

Move over, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there’s a new holiday event in town. UPS plans a day-long blitz to boost holiday delivery hiring.
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Amid low unemployment, Census begins contingent recruiting for 2020

By |October 10th, 2018|

The US unemployment rate is its lowest level in decades and staffing firms report hiring difficulties, but the US government moves ahead with a massive recruiting project.
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Gig economy weighs in at $3.7 trillion

By |October 10th, 2018|

The size of the global gig economy was estimated at $3.7 trillion in 2017, SIA President Barry Asin told attendees of the Collaboration in the Gig Economy conference in a keynote speech last week.
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CWS Summit brings data to the intersection of talent and technology

By |October 3rd, 2018|

Today is the final day for SIA’s CWS Summit conference in Dallas, where more than 1,100 CW managers, suppliers and others came to discuss the latest trends within the ecosystem, such as direct sourcing. Up next: Collaboration in the Gig Economy.
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SIA’s Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms list announced

By |October 3rd, 2018|

To be successful, contingent workforce programs must have at their back high-quality suppliers. One way to measure a staffing firm is by its growth trajectory. The 2018 list of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms comprises 94 companies that have posted solid growth over a five-year period.
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Uber drivers must arbitrate misclassification claims

By |September 26th, 2018|

Rejecting class-action status, court rules Uber drivers claiming independent contractor misclassification must go through individual arbitration.