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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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Capped out: Maligned H-1Bs still a hot commodity

By |April 11th, 2018|

H-1B visa requests hit cap within one week for the sixth year in a row, but the staffing industry model faces scrutiny.
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Union goes after buyers for pay violations

By |April 4th, 2018|

UK union calls on government to hold buyers liable for staffing providers’ minimum wage and holiday pay violations.
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H-1B Visa application window opens

By |April 4th, 2018|

The filing period for H-1B visas began Monday for the 2019 federal fiscal year amid continued political turmoil.
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Equal pay for temps

By |March 28th, 2018|

Ontario becomes the first North American jurisdiction to implement such a policy starting April 1.
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Misclassification: Pointing fingers

By |March 21st, 2018|

A CW specialist sues former employer under whistleblower law claiming widespread IC misclassification.
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Apple announces rules for its suppliers using private employment agencies

By |March 14th, 2018|

As part of an ongoing effort to clean up its global supply chain, Apple imposed new rules for its suppliers that hire workers through private employment agencies.
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HR taking more of a role in contingent workforce management — again

By |March 7th, 2018|

The CW management pendulum had swung toward procurement a few years ago, but now appears to be swinging back toward human resources.
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Expect more strategic input from your staffing suppliers

By |February 28th, 2018|

Staffing firms may play a more strategic role in the future, SIA President Barry Asin said in his keynote at the Executive Forum North America.
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Grubhub worker not an IC; companies face fines and dissolution

By |February 14th, 2018|

Among recent independent contractor cases making headlines: A federal judge ruled Grubhub correctly classified a worker as an independent contractor; three New York companies to shut down after incorrectly classifying workers as ICs.
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Many workers unaware of anti-harassment policies

By |February 7th, 2018|

Despite the vast majority of companies having anti-harassment policies, nearly a quarter of workers are unsure they exist, making curbing bad behavior more difficult.
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