Press Release October 29, 2013

CSEA SEIU Local 2001 Chooses JayStar Group’s ORION XE™ Membership and Dues Solution

Norwalk, CT- October 29, 2013.  JayStar Group President David Roger announced today that CSEA SEIU Local 2001 in Hartford, CT has selected JayStar Group, Inc. (JayStar) to install its ORION XE Membership and Dues System. This advanced solution will replace the union’s various legacy systems. The ORION XE 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 CSEA SEIU Local 2001’s choice of JayStar Group as its vendor of choice as they upgrade their systems to provide premier services to their nearly 25,000 active and retired public sector workers.  CSEA SEIU Local 2001 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 the union’s resources.   We are looking forward to building a strong partnership with this new valued customer.”

Michael Nortz, Director of Administration for CSEA SEIU Local 2001 stated; “Our partnership with JayStar is very important. We selected the ORION system for their expertise in developing systems designed for a union’s unique financial structure.  The fact that JayStar is a Connecticut company with its entire operation and workforce based in Connecticut was a definite plus in choosing them.  We are confident that our investment in ORION will enable us to 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:

  • Change to Win
  • 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 CSEA SEIU Local 2001:

Founded in 1942, the Connecticut State Employees Association (CSEA) is the Service Employees International Union’s public sector local union that represents nearly 25,000 active and retired public sector workers in Connecticut.  Our diverse membership includes those who work in the private sector, in state and municipal government, as well as in local school districts.   Our headquarters is located at 760 Capitol Avenue in Hartford, CT.  Our members live and work all over the Nutmeg State, delivering vital public services that residents depend on.

For more information on CSEA SEIU Local 2001, please visit their website at

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