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PRINTING United Exhibitors Share Plans for Inaugural Show

Exhibitors on the sold-out show floor in Dallas to unveil new technology, run live product demonstrations and more On October 23, PRINTING United will open its doors to its newest expo and education platform, built on the strong foundation of SGIA Expo. Exhibitors are already touting their presence at the show by offering attendees a … Continued

PRINTING United’s PDAA Pro Team Relay to Showcase Installers’ Skills

The show-floor excitement at PRINTING United (October 23 – 25, Dallas) will extend beyond the 600-plus exhibitors when installers put their skills to the test in the PDAA Pro Team Relay at booth 7250. The two-day (October 23 and 24) special event will see two-person installer teams competing in a series of testing stations in … Continued

New Law Grants Employees Three Hours Paid Time Off to Vote

New York’s Election Law was recently amended to allow ALL employees in New York State who are registered voters to take up to three hours of paid time off to vote in “any election”, regardless of their work schedule. The term “any election” includes the General Election held in November. It also appears to include … Continued

NYS Mandatory Harassment Prevention Guidance Finalized

First Steps Required By Oct 9, 2018 – Read on for a Solution! Recently, the New York State Department of Labor published final guidance on the State’s mandated workplace harassment prevention requirements and pushed back the date by which all existing employees must be trained to October 9, 2019. The final guidance also states that … Continued

Postal Boot Camp – Better Mail Preparation through Better Training!

PIA Mailers Council Schedules “Postal Boot Camp” for Direct Marketers, Printers, Mailers, In-House Mail Rooms, and High Volume Mail Customers October 4 and 5, 2018 in the Metro New York area. The Postal Boot Camp is a full day course, offered in East Brunswick, New Jersey on October 4, 2018, and Manhattan, October 5, 2018, … Continued

Act Now! Contact Gov. Cuomo on Bereavement Leave Bill

Weigh in Now with Governor Cuomo to oppose addition of Bereavement Leave to NYS Paid Family Leave Law! On Wednesday, June 20, the New York State Legislature passed an amendment to the state’s Paid Family Leave Act (PFL), adding “bereavement leave” as a qualifying reason for leave. The amendment will grant virtually all private-sector employees … Continued

“Print Drives America” Quickly Gains Momentum And Beats Expectations

New York, July 22, 2018……The Printing Industries Alliance launched its Print Drives America initiative just 10 months ago at a press conference at PRINT 17 in Chicago. The Print Drives America Foundation has driven its message via an ambitious PR Campaign and speaking engagements that have crisscrossed the marketplace. Our message of PRINT being the … Continued

Catch up on Safety Training This Summer

Invest a little time now to achieve a safer workforce!  PIA members can take advantage of PIA’s free webinar series and get all your training squared away.  OSHA requires employers to provide safety training to any employee exposed to a safety hazard and you may be subject to citation or possible civil or criminal litigation … Continued

Time to Prepare the OSHA Form 300a; Post it by February 1st

It’s that most wonderful time of the year, AGAIN, when we are required to prepare the OSHA 300 log, post Form 300A by February 1st, and keep it posted through the last day of April, for all to see. If your company employs more than 10 people or is responsible for more than 10 employees, … Continued

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