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Craig Johnson

About Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is senior editor of Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News.

Worker rights protections, staffing firm licensing, pass in Ontario

|January 12th, 2022|

Canada’s most populous province passed a law that will require licenses for recruiters and temporary staffing firms; client companies that use unlicensed firms face fines.
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Sex discrimination: Riot Games settles with contingents, employees for $100 million

|January 5th, 2022|

Computer games maker Riot Games Inc. agreed to pay more than $100 million to settle allegations of sex discrimination and harassment claims that involved 1,065 female employees and 1,300 female contract workers.
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Buyer manager, outsourcing executives indicted for alleged no-hire pact

|January 5th, 2022|

A former manager of an engineering company and five executives of outsourced engineering suppliers allegedly conspired not to hire employees from one another’s companies.
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Under pressure: 2021 has been volatile for some wages, bill rates, Part 2

|December 1st, 2021|

Other industries, not just healthcare, are seeing increased labor costs — and the contingent workforce is not immune to these skyrocketing wage issues.
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DoorDash to pay $5.3 million to settle alleged labor law violations in San Francisco

|December 1st, 2021|

DoorDash will pay 4,500 San Francisco contractors to settle alleged violations of the city’s Health Care Security Ordinance and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance.
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The big squeeze: 2021 has been volatile for some wages, bill rates, Part 1

|November 17th, 2021|

Many contingent workforce programs are seeing explosive bill rates as workers of various types command higher wages. Here’s a look at the landscape.
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California announces stipulated judgment against Amazon over Covid notifications

|November 17th, 2021|

California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a stipulated judgment requiring Amazon.com to end labor practices that he said concealed Covid-19 case numbers from workers.
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Covid-19 hazard pay restored to Google contractors

|November 10th, 2021|

A union that represents directly employed and contingent workers at Google announced last week that Covid-19 hazard pay was restored to a group of contingents employed through Modis, a division of The Adecco Group.
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EEOC sues buyer that fired Black temporary worker over her natural hair

|November 3rd, 2021|

A Louisiana provider of worker drug-testing supplies faces a racial discrimination lawsuit for allegedly terminating a Black temporary worker because of her hair.
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Covid vaccine mandate nears completion

|October 27th, 2021|

As the Biden administration finalizes its approach to the president’s vaccine mandate for business, here are steps companies should be taking now to prepare for compliance.
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