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Craig Johnson

About Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is a senior editorial director at Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News. He can be reached at cjohnson (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

Effective date of new joint employer rules delayed

|November 29th, 2023|

The NLRB has delayed by two months implementing its final rule addressing the standard for determining joint-employer status.
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The US nearly doubles number of H-2B visas for fiscal 2024

|November 8th, 2023|

An additional 64,716 visas for temporary nonagricultural workers will be added to the congressionally mandated amount available each year.
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Presidential executive order on AI seeks to bolster safety and protections

|November 1st, 2023|

President Biden issued an AI executive order covering its use in the workplace as well as a wide range of other issues.
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Australian companies face millions in fines for use of unlicensed labor hirers

|November 1st, 2023|

An engineering firm and its subcontractors face US$3.5 million in penalties for sourcing workers from unlicensed staffing firms in Australia.
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Law firm pushes back on mandatory employee classification for temp nurses

|October 18th, 2023|

A letter to the US Department of Labor argues against a one-size-fits-all requirement that temporary nursing staff can’t be classified as independent contractors.
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Supervisor at staffing buyer indicted in $13 million kickback scheme

|October 11th, 2023|

The employee and co-conspirators steered business to staffing firms in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickback payments, according to a recent lawsuit.
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Amazon misclassified driver, must pay unemployment taxes for all similar workers

|October 4th, 2023|

A Virginia appeals court upheld a previous ruling that Amazon misclassified a delivery driver as an independent contractor and must now pay unemployment insurance taxes for all Flex drivers.
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EEOC sues Tesla, alleges both temps and employees engaged in discrimination

|October 4th, 2023|

The agency filed another lawsuit against the automaker claiming widespread racial harassment at a manufacturing plant in Fremont, California.
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Judge rejects temp’s sex discrimination and retaliation claims against Ford

|September 13th, 2023|

A court sided with the automaker’s arguments that the plaintiff violated its anti-discrimination policy by using a racial slur and that the situation did not compare to that of a full-time staff employee.
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X launches beta version of jobs advertising feature

|August 30th, 2023|

X Hiring aims to compete with hiring platforms such as LinkedIn and Indeed.
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