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Craig Johnson

About Craig Johnson

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

Contingent workforce growth: Economists update findings from 2016 study

|January 9th, 2019|

The US contingent workforce appears to have grown less than first estimated, according to a report this month that follows up on a 2016 study by Harvard University professor Lawrence Katz and Princeton University professor Alan Kruger.
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Court weighs in on controversial 2015 NLRB ruling

|January 3rd, 2019|

The US Court of Appeals last week returned the 2015 joint-employment expansion case to the agency for review — a decision that some say means continued confusion for employers.
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‘Suitable opportunity’ top reason Europeans choose self-employment

|December 12th, 2018|

More than a fifth of self-employed in the Europe Union are so because they found a “suitable opportunity,” according to a recent report from Eurostat.
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OSHA issues new bulletin for work near hazardous energy

|December 5th, 2018|

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration spells out the responsibilities of the buyer and staffing provider when it comes to training temporary employees who will work around running machinery.
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Facebook posts prompt company to sue temp

|November 28th, 2018|

Marquez Brothers International Inc., a manufacturer of cheese and other products, sued a temporary worker for making false statements in Facebook posts, according to court records.
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Australian IC misclassification lawsuit could cost firm AUD$400 million

|November 28th, 2018|

An Australian telecommunications company faces an independent contractor misclassification lawsuit worth up to AUD$400 million (US$290 million).
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On-demand firm negotiating IC misclassification payout

|November 14th, 2018|

While food delivery service foodora exits Australian market, union calls for greater IC scrutiny
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Technology in healthcare staffing among trends at annual conference

|November 7th, 2018|

Technology trends in staffing, the shortage of qualified workers and speculation about the next recession were topics during SIA’s Healthcare Staffing Summit in Denver.
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Misclassification: Buyer to pay nearly $5 million in courier driver suit

|October 31st, 2018|

TFI International agreed to pay up to $4.75 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging misclassification of employees as independent contractors, according to a court filing.
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Here’s the problem, now what?

|October 24th, 2018|

CWS Summit hackathon brings together CW managers in competition to solve challenges.
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