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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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DC Attorney General sues buyer, staffing firms for misclassification

By |August 8th, 2018|

Washington DC’s Attorney General alleges firm misclassified more than 500 workers as independent contractors, seeking between $1,000 and $5,000 per worker.
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One for the road: Forced arbitration under court review

By |August 1st, 2018|

The US Supreme Court is set to decide whether a 1925 law exempts independent contractors in transportation from mandatory arbitration.
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OSHA: New bulletins on temporary worker safety

By |July 25th, 2018|

Part of a campaign that began in 2013, the bulletins discuss the responsibilities of staffing firms and client companies when worksites have airborne contaminants or high noise levels.
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IC classification for home healthcare

By |July 18th, 2018|

The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division issued new IC guidance for home health workers in a move that could foretell future misclassification actions.
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‘No-poach’ agreements under inquiry from state Attorneys General

By |July 11th, 2018|

The Attorneys General from 11 states have sent a letter requesting information on no-poaching agreements in franchise contracts to eight national fast-food franchisors.
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Companies face multi-million dollar lawsuit for underpaying temps

By |June 27th, 2018|

An Australian lawsuit against three companies for AUD$40 million claims a mining firm hired workers through staffing providers to avoid paying proper wages and entitlements.
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PE firm and execs owe $550K after misclassifying employees as interns

By |June 20th, 2018|

A private equity firm and its executives owe more than $550,000 for misclassifying employees as unpaid interns.
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Joint liability: Companies must pay $4.6 million in SoCal wage case

By |June 13th, 2018|

The Cheesecake Factory was found jointly liable after a subcontractor underpaid 559 janitorial workers at several of its Southern California locations.
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City’s Uber and Lyft IC misclassification probe comes after court ruling

By |June 6th, 2018|

San Francisco has subpoenaed records from Uber and Lyft following a state Supreme Court ruling making it more difficult to classify workers as independent contractors.
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NLRB confirms plans to revisit joint employment standard

By |June 6th, 2018|

The National Labor Relations Board confirmed to lawmakers it will revisit its joint employer standard by summer, this time using rulemaking procedures.
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