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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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State attorneys general oppose changing joint employer rule

By |January 16th, 2019|

Attorneys general from 10 states and the District of Columbia opposed the NLRB’s proposed revision of the joint-employment rule in a letter sent last week; separately, the agency extended the comment deadline on the rule.
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Contingent workforce growth: Economists update findings from 2016 study

By |January 9th, 2019|

The US contingent workforce appears to have grown less than first estimated, according to a report this month that follows up on a 2016 study by Harvard University professor Lawrence Katz and Princeton University professor Alan Kruger.
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Court weighs in on controversial 2015 NLRB ruling

By |January 3rd, 2019|

The US Court of Appeals last week returned the 2015 joint-employment expansion case to the agency for review — a decision that some say means continued confusion for employers.
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‘Suitable opportunity’ top reason Europeans choose self-employment

By |December 12th, 2018|

More than a fifth of self-employed in the Europe Union are so because they found a “suitable opportunity,” according to a recent report from Eurostat.
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OSHA issues new bulletin for work near hazardous energy

By |December 5th, 2018|

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration spells out the responsibilities of the buyer and staffing provider when it comes to training temporary employees who will work around running machinery.
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Facebook posts prompt company to sue temp

By |November 28th, 2018|

Marquez Brothers International Inc., a manufacturer of cheese and other products, sued a temporary worker for making false statements in Facebook posts, according to court records.
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Australian IC misclassification lawsuit could cost firm AUD$400 million

By |November 28th, 2018|

An Australian telecommunications company faces an independent contractor misclassification lawsuit worth up to AUD$400 million (US$290 million).
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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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