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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.

NLRB publishes proposed joint-employment standard

|September 19th, 2018|

The National Labor Relations Board moved last week to tighten its joint-employer standard. The new rule would mean fewer businesses would be considered joint employers.
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Gig workers’ rights: Debate on across the pond

|September 12th, 2018|

A UK politician said that the Labour Party will give gig economy workers the same rights as traditional employees should it win the next general election.
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Crowdsourcing firm CEO faces criminal indictment

|August 29th, 2018|

The CEO of crowdsourcing firm Springleap, a so-called “TaskRabbit for research,” faces up to 15 years in prison if found guilty of felony larceny charges for misleading investors.
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H-1B roundup: Cisco citation, denials increase

|August 22nd, 2018|

A Silicon Valley company faces a federal probe over its use of visa holders, and a nonpartisan think tank says the denial rates for H-1B visas have increased.
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Appeals Court affirms staffing firm’s arbitration agreement

|August 22nd, 2018|

Employers can require workers to resolve wage disputes through individual arbitration instead of class action. Further, the National Labor Relations Act does not invalidate individual arbitration clauses in labor agreements.
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Misclassification: New Jersey AG files brief in couriers’ case

|August 15th, 2018|

New Jersey speaks out about couriers’ misclassification case; Virginia announces misclassification initiative.
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OSHA marks Safe + Sound Week

|August 15th, 2018|

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration devotes this week to raising awareness on worker safety.
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DC Attorney General sues buyer, staffing firms for misclassification

|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

|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

|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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