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Craig Johnson

About Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is a senior editorial director at Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News. He can be reached at cjohnson (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

Biden administration releases AI guidance for employers

|May 22nd, 2024|

The principles provide employers and developers with guidelines meant to enhance job quality and protect workers’ rights.
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Pepperidge Farm drivers are not employees, appeals court says

|May 15th, 2024|

The 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals emphasized the “right to control” factor when upholding a decision that drivers for the baker are not employees.
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Biden vetoes new joint employer rule, cites threat to unionizing rights

|May 8th, 2024|

The House failed in a subsequent override attempt, though the rule remains on hold following a federal court ruling.
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Staffing buyer to pay $60,000 to settle contingent worker retaliation lawsuit

|May 8th, 2024|

Barrett Distribution Center LLC settled a lawsuit alleging it removed an on-site manager for reporting unlawful discrimination; Supreme Staffing LLC subsequently fired the employee.
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FTC bans worker noncompete agreements

|April 24th, 2024|

The US Chamber of Commerce vows litigation, saying the action can harm employers, workers and the economy.
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Senate repeals NLRB joint-employer rule, but Biden plans veto

|April 17th, 2024|

Legislators voted last week to repeal the new worker-friendly rule, which is currently tied up in federal court. Biden has promised to veto the Senate’s action.
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Ontario fines manufacturer, staffing firm for temp’s injuries

|April 10th, 2024|

West End Mfg. Inc. and Liiman Employment Inc. were fined after a temporary worker became caught in a moving auger.
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Construction firm to pay $350,000 in IC misclassification case

|April 10th, 2024|

DC-based Tricon Construction Inc. and four subcontractors allegedly misclassified 200 workers.
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Europe’s new AI Act to regulate how employers use the technology

|March 20th, 2024|

The landmark legislation imposes new restrictions on contingent workforce programs and their supply chains.
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Vague, ‘overreaching’: California bill a concern for CW programs, staffing firms

|March 20th, 2024|

The staffing industry promises an “all-hands” fight against the regulation that would require hiring longer-term temps, disclosing bill rates and more.
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