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Craig Johnson

About Craig Johnson

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

Gig worker sick pay: Uber to pay $3.5 million to Seattle drivers

|June 30th, 2021|

Uber will pay nearly $3.5 million to 15,717 independent contractor drivers in Seattle to settle allegations under the city’s Covid-era Paid Sick and Safe Time for Gig Workers Ordinance.
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Judge denies motion to dismiss no-poaching lawsuit against buyer, staffing firms

|June 9th, 2021|

A circuit court judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against a buyer of staffing services and three staffing providers brought against them alleging no-poaching and wage-fixing agreements.
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Wellness: Road to recovery

|May 26th, 2021|

Workers’ mental wellness appears to be improving. What the talent is saying and how contingent workforce managers can foster further improvement.
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Covid death leads to citations for buyer, staffing firms

|May 26th, 2021|

The California Department of Industrial Relations cited Foster Poultry Farms Inc. and four staffing providers for Covid-19 violations at a location in Livingston, California.
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Labor Department withdrawing Independent Contractor Rule

|May 5th, 2021|

The US Department of Labor today announced plans to withdraw the Independent Contractor Rule — preserving workers’ rights — finalized in January.
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Spending on temporary staffing to grow by 11%: SIA forecast

|April 14th, 2021|

Companies’ spending on US temporary staffing is set to grow this year, according to SIA’s US staffing industry forecast. The forecast is a must-have for program managers to benchmark trends against developments in the US staffing industry at large.
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Google union reports NLRB settlement; contingent worker’s suspension rescinded

|April 7th, 2021|

A union aiming to represent both contingent and full-time workers at Google announced a settlement last week in a National Labor Relations Board claim against Google and its staffing provider.
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Ontario buyer fined C$75,000 fine after temp worker injured

|March 31st, 2021|

A Canadian company received a C$75,000 fine after a temporary worker was injured at its Ontario warehouse, according to the Ontario Ministry of Labour.
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Treat contingents the same as employees in Covid-19: Global staffing association

|March 24th, 2021|

The World Employment Confederation, which represents the staffing industry globally, released guidance this week on applying Covid-19 health and safety protocols to workers from temporary staffing firms.
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Virginia establishes unit to fight misclassification

|March 24th, 2021|

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring earlier this month announced a Worker Protection Unit to focus on misclassification of workers as independent contractors as well as wage theft and payroll fraud.
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