Press Release November 10, 2013

IUOE Local 70 Chooses JayStar Group’s ORION XE™ Membership and Dues Solution

Norwalk, CT- November 10, 2013.JayStar Group President David Roger announced today that Operating Engineers Local 70 (IUOE Local70) in White Bear Lake, Minnesota has selected JayStar Group, Inc. (JayStar) to install its ORION XE Membership and Dues System. This advanced solution will replace IUOE Local 70’s legacy system. 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 leading labor unions as leading experts in labor financial reporting, regulatory compliance, and back-office software and services.

In his announcement, Mr. Roger stated:

“We are extremely honored by IUOE Local 70’s choice of JayStar Group as its vendor of choice as they upgrade their systems to provide premier services to their 5000+ members statewide. 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.

David Monsour, Business Manager of Local 70, stated: “Our partnership with JayStar will be key in managing our union. We selected them so that we can improve the efficiency of our back-office operations and let us spend more time focusing on meeting the needs of our membership.”

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:

  • CWA (International and locals)
  • International Union of Operating Engineers (International and locals)
  • United Mine Workers of America (International and locals)

·For more information and to see the full range of our compliance products and services, please visit JayStar group’s website at, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About IUOE Local 70, as stated on their website:

Though Local 70 began as a union representing workers in the stationary engineering field, today’s membership covers a wide variety of positions and workers who have chosen Local 70 to help them obtain the dignity, justice and respect they so richly deserve.

Today, Local 70 is privileged to represent over 5,000 men and women working in both the public and private sector throughout the state of Minnesota. We are truly ‘statewide and proud.’ ”

For more information about IUOE Local 70, please visit their website at

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