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Craig Johnson

About Craig Johnson

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

Labor Department withdrawing Independent Contractor Rule

|May 5th, 2021|

The US Department of Labor today announced plans to withdraw the Independent Contractor Rule — preserving workers’ rights — finalized in January.
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Spending on temporary staffing to grow by 11%: SIA forecast

|April 14th, 2021|

Companies’ spending on US temporary staffing is set to grow this year, according to SIA’s US staffing industry forecast. The forecast is a must-have for program managers to benchmark trends against developments in the US staffing industry at large.
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Google union reports NLRB settlement; contingent worker’s suspension rescinded

|April 7th, 2021|

A union aiming to represent both contingent and full-time workers at Google announced a settlement last week in a National Labor Relations Board claim against Google and its staffing provider.
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Ontario buyer fined C$75,000 fine after temp worker injured

|March 31st, 2021|

A Canadian company received a C$75,000 fine after a temporary worker was injured at its Ontario warehouse, according to the Ontario Ministry of Labour.
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Treat contingents the same as employees in Covid-19: Global staffing association

|March 24th, 2021|

The World Employment Confederation, which represents the staffing industry globally, released guidance this week on applying Covid-19 health and safety protocols to workers from temporary staffing firms.
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Virginia establishes unit to fight misclassification

|March 24th, 2021|

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring earlier this month announced a Worker Protection Unit to focus on misclassification of workers as independent contractors as well as wage theft and payroll fraud.
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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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