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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.

Ariba and Fieldglass VMS no longer operating separately

|April 10th, 2019|

Procurement software provider SAP Ariba and contingent workforce vendor management system SAP Fieldglass will no longer operate as separate entities. What that means to the ecosystem.
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Despite efforts, IT skills mismatch likely to go on for foreseeable future

|April 10th, 2019|

The market for IT professionals keeps getting tighter as the number of workers with needed skills falls short of demand, according to the “IT Staffing Growth Assessment” report released by Staffing Industry Analysts this month.
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US work visa programs get more visibility; separately, H-2B numbers rise

|April 3rd, 2019|

A new tool creates visibility into who is hiring workers on H-1B visas; such visas have raised $5.5 billion for US scholarships. Separately, DHS adds to H-2B numbers.
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Contingent workforce use at ‘tipping point’

|March 27th, 2019|

In the next five to 10 years, CW programs will be the driving force of the entire workforce, asserts SIA’s Peter Reagan at CWS Summit Europe.
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H-1B filing season nears; visa demand to be high — again

|March 20th, 2019|

The application filing season for H-1B visas begins April 1. While changes established by the Trump administration go into effect, demand is still expected to outpace supply.
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Victoria labor hire law starts next month

|March 13th, 2019|

In a staffing firm licensing scheme going into effect in Victoria, Australia, client companies could face AUD$500,000 for using unlicensed staffing firms.
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UK: IR35 off-payroll rules’ private-sector expansion

|March 6th, 2019|

The UK government opens consultation on private-sector IR35 independent contractor tax rules.
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Bakery could face ‘incremental liability’ in misclassification suits

|February 27th, 2019|

Flowers Foods, which produces Wonder Bread and Tastykake, faces more than two dozen IC misclassification cases, and has agreed to settled some for $9 million.
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Farms are joint employers with staffing firm in EEOC discrimination case

|February 13th, 2019|

Two farms in Washington state were found to be joint employers with a staffing provider in a discrimination lawsuit brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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Bills would make it easier for workers with H-1B visas to get green cards

|February 13th, 2019|

Two bills that would remove per-country caps for employment-based green cards were introduced last week in the US House and Senate.
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