Press Release September 15, 2015

IUOE Local 324 Chooses JayStar Group’s ORION XE™ Membership, Dues and Hiring Hall

Norwalk, CT- September 15, 2015. JayStar Group CEO Dave Roger announced today that Operating Engineers Local 324, (IUOE Local 324) in Bloomfield Township, Michigan has selected JayStar Group, Inc. (JayStar) to install its ORION XE Membership, Dues, and Hiring Hall/Dispatch System.

This advanced solution will replace IUOE Local 324’s several legacy systems, and combine them into one state of the art application to meet the growing Local’s needs. 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. Roger stated:
“We are extremely honored by IUOE Local 324’s selection of JayStar Group as its vendor of choice as they upgrade their systems to provide premier services to their members. The Local is already deriving benefits from JayStar’s program. Now, with the addition of ORION XE, Local 324 will have a fully comprehensive ability to support and serve its membership, from apprentice to journeyman, with or without dues checkoff.

We look forward to building a strong partnership with this new valued customer.”

Scott Hart, Chief Financial Officer of Local 324 stated: “JayStar’s systems and services are keys to our Local’s plans for providing great services to its membership. Local 324 keeps Michigan running, and ORION will play a big part.”

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 consulting and other customized services. 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’s clients include:
• National Postal Mail Handlers Union
• International Union of Operating Engineers (International and locals)
• United Mine Workers of America
• SEIU affiliates
• And many more

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 324

For over 100 years, Operating Engineers 324 has provided value to workers, businesses and communities throughout the entire state of Michigan. Local 324 is a dynamic organization of 14,000 Members where career opportunity thrives. Members of Local 324 build, operate and maintain Michigan’s entire industrial infrastructure, with highly skilled, well trained professionals. For more information, please visit
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