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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.

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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Judge halts NLRB’s controversial joint-employer rule

|March 13th, 2024|

The agency’s chair vows the action “is not the last word” and is reviewing next steps.
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Judge puts Illinois’ equal benefits on hold

|March 13th, 2024|

The prohibition will last at least until the end of a court fight, which will decide whether such a regulation is legal.
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Congressional Republicans seek to throw out DOL’s new IC rule

|March 13th, 2024|

Lawmakers are pushing to overturn the new multifactor “economic reality” test for independent contractor classification, which went into effect this week.
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Iowa aims to cap temporary nurse bill rates but faces opposition

|March 6th, 2024|

Healthcare organizations in Iowa could see bill rates capped at 150% of the statewide average wage if Iowa House file 2391 passes.
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Certified nursing assistants’ case comes amid IC debate

|March 6th, 2024|

Skilled nursing provider Medicalodges faces a lawsuit alleging it misclassified two nursing assistants as independent contractors and did not pay them for hours worked.
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Google contractors learn of job losses at City Council meeting, union says

|March 6th, 2024|

Contingent YouTube Music workers say they heard about layoffs while seeking city’s support, but employer Cognizant disagrees.
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FTC commissioner takes aim at misclassification

|February 7th, 2024|

It is time for authorities to “step up to the plate” and help labor rights advocates fight the issue, Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya says.
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