Press Release June 5, 2014

IUOE Local 150 Chooses JayStar Group’s ORION XE™ Membership and Dues Solution

Norwalk, CT- June 5, 2014. JayStar Group CEO Bob Stevenson announced today that Operating Engineers Local 150 (IUOE Local 150) in Chicago, IL has selected JayStar Group, Inc. (JayStar) to install its ORION XE Membership and Dues System. This advanced solution will replace IUOE Local 150’s various legacy systems. The ORION suite is a comprehensive set of applications configured to meet the specific needs of labor organizations large and small. JayStar’s solutions and staff are widely recognized by a growing number of labor unions as leaders in membership software and services, financial systems and regulatory compliance

In his announcement, Mr. Stevenson stated:

“We are extremely honored by IUOE Local 150’s choice of JayStar Group as its vendor of choice as they upgrade their systems to provide premier services to their members.
The union is taking a major step in modernizing their systems, allowing them to improve their administrative functions and obtain new tools for enhanced services and better mobilization of their resources. We are looking forward to building a strong partnership with this new valued customer.

Ron Borden, IT Director at Local 150, stated: “Our partnership with JayStar will be key in helping us implement a new generation of advanced technical solutions to all aspects of our internal systems.”

About JayStar Group, Inc.

JayStar Group has a complete range of products and services to help labor organizations meet many of their “back office” challenges. Services and products range from union membership, dues collection, grievance and contracts, and hiring hall to accounting system installation and training for Microsoft Dynamics™ GP and QuickBooks®. Compliance services include full service preparation as well as customizations for LM-2 reporting. JayStar also provides custom software solutions to meet unique labor organization needs. From initial consulting to improved membership support to full regulatory compliance, JayStar Group is truly “Labor’s Information Solution.”

JayStar Group is a Microsoft® Certified Partner and an Intuit® Affiliate specializing in accounting systems and financial information systems that are most appropriate for the customer’s needs.

JayStar Group’s clients include:
• Change to Win
• CWA (International and locals)
• International Union of Operating Engineers (International and locals)
• United Mine Workers of America (International and locals)
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About IUOE Local 150

The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 is a union representing approximately 23,000 men and women who work in construction and other industries, and perform work in varied contexts such as earth moving, hoisting, concrete pumping, drilling, material testing, landscape construction, slag production, pipeline construction, aggregate production and more. The Union’s geographical jurisdiction includes Northern Illinois, Northern Indiana, and seven counties in Southeastern Iowa.

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