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Craig Johnson

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

Diversity initiatives: Data challenges

|March 17th, 2021|

Methods for keeping diverse contingents engaged and challenges managers might face in collecting data on their workforce.
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Examine next steps on your diversity initiatives

|March 10th, 2021|

From the need for dedicated leadership to casting a wider net, what programs need to have in place for a successful diversity initiative that align with their organization’s goals.
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Amazon.com Services and contractor fined $6.4 million

|March 10th, 2021|

Amazon.com Services and its contractor were cited for alleged wage theft violations affecting 718 delivery workers in Southern California, the California Department of Industrial Relations reported Monday.
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Buyer to pay $90,000 civil penalty over refusal to hire women

|March 3rd, 2021|

In a settlement reached with a state human rights agency, a Minnesota manufacturer that refused to hire women applicants from an employment agency will pay a $90,000 civil penalty.
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Australian buyer and director fined for using unlicensed labor hire firms

|February 24th, 2021|

An Australian poultry processing plant and its director were fined AUD 150,000 (US$118,023) over the use of unlicensed labor hire companies. Offenses were uncovered during an investigation in 2019.
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Denial rates for new H-1B petitions plummet

|February 3rd, 2021|

Court rulings against Trump policies on H-1B visas led to a marked decrease in denials for petitions.

Covid policies: Should programs require contingents get vaccinated?

|January 20th, 2021|

As the vaccination rollout for Covid-19 continues across the United States, contingent workforce program managers are paying close attention to the legal as well as the moral and ethical aspects of any vaccination policies they might develop.

Regulatory update: H-1B selection process and wages; nominee for head of DOL

|January 13th, 2021|

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of Labor have issued final rules regarding the H-1B selection process and wages; President-elect Joe Biden has announced his nominee for secretary of the Department of Labor.

Union organizing effort at Google includes temps, contractor workforce

|January 6th, 2021|

An effort is underway to unionize workers at Google, and it aims to include temporary workers, vendors and contractors along with directly employed workers.

Apple penalizes supplier after problems at facility in India

|December 22nd, 2020|

Apple Inc. has put an iPhone manufacturer on probation — and will not award it new business — for breaching its code of conduct after violence broke out at the supplier’s facility over alleged nonpayment to contingent workers.