Press Release November 20, 2009

Contact: Sara Sikes
Office phone: 203 831-8655




United Mine Workers of America Selects JayStar Group, Inc.

for Web-Enabled Membership/Dues/Grievance Management Solution

Norwalk, CT—November 20, 2009. JayStar Group President David Roger announced today that the international headquarters of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) in Fairfax, VA has selected JayStar Group, Inc. to install the JayStar ORION™ web-enabled membership/ dues/grievance management system as the solution for their growing membership needs. JayStar Group is recognized as the premier experts in financial reporting, regulatory compliance, and back-office software and services for labor organizations of every size across the U.S.

In his announcement, Mr Roger stated:

“We are extremely honored by UMWA’s choosing JayStar Group as its provider for their membership/dues/grievance management needs. We look forward to forging a strong partnership to help them improve services to their members and continue their proud history of maintaining a strong and enduring union. The installation of JayStar Group’s ORION with new XE web components will provide a comprehensive solution to UMWA membership and dues administration.”

JayStar Group works with a large number of labor organizations, providing them with assistance and expertise as the organizations manage their internal financial systems as well as various regulatory compliance requirements. Their expertise is used every day by hundreds of labor organizations throughout the United States. Many of the smallest qualifying locals as well as a growing number of internationals count themselves as satisfied JayStar Group clients. These include:

  • Change to Win
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and locals
  • Communication Workers of America (CWA) and locals

About JayStar Group, Inc

JayStar Group has a complete range of products and services to help labor organizations meet their “back office” challenges. Services and products range from accounting system installation and training for Microsoft Dynamics GP, QuickBooks, and Peachtree, customizations for LM-2 reporting, JayStar EZ-LM2™ Toolkits, JayStar ORION™ membership and dues management, and JayStar Nebula™ health and welfare management. 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. For more information and to see the full range of our compliance products and services, please visit the approrpriate pages on this website.

About UMWA

As stated on its website: The United Mine Workers of America is a growing union with a diverse membership that includes coal miners, clean coal technicians, health care workers, truck drivers, manufacturing workers and public employees throughout the United States and Canada. In the face of an unrelentingly hostile environment for union organizing in the United States, the UMWA is achieving significant success in providing workers with a voice on the job and financial security at home.

For more information about UMWA, please visit their website.

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