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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

PIA Helps Members Achieve a Positive R.O.I.

Printing Industries Alliance members have access to many resources which can help increase their profitability, keep their workers safe and provide education which can help them reach their strategic goals. Throughout the year, PIA promotes our various services and benefits, but with all the mail and email you receive every day, maybe you missed hearing … Continued

NYSID Petitions to Become Preferred Source for Digital Printing

Do you print for SUNY, “I Love NY”, State Insurance Fund, Erie County Medical Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York State Department of Health (or any publicly funded entity in New York State)? If so, this work is in jeopardy! Even if you don’t print for one of these taxpayer-funded organizations, this issue should … Continued

Rooms Still Available for PIA’s drupa Experience! A Private, Turn-key VIP Tour

The Printing Industries Alliance drupa Experience! A Private Turn-Key VIP Tour runs from June 1-6, 2016. Good rooms are still available for this program but are going fast! drupa 2016 will focus heavily on future oriented technologies such as inkjet printing, 3D printing, printed electronics, packaging production, multi-channel production, digital finishing, and green printing. In … Continued

Historic Challenges: A New Era of Human Resources Law

We are living in a time of historic change in human resources and employment law.  There are new challenges at every turn: how you recruit, interview and hire your employees; what your employment policies can and cannot say; when and how you discipline and reward employees; who is and is not entitled to overtime pay; … Continued

PIA drupa Experience! A Private Turn-key VIP Tour

Printing Industries Alliance is sponsoring a VIP tour for next year’s drupa in Dusseldorf, Germany.  PIA’s drupa Experience! a Private Turn-Key VIP Tour runs from June 1-6, 2016. drupa 2016 is expected to feature technology covering the entire print and cross media marketplace.  International global players and market leaders will be at drupa 2016 alongside … Continued

Jeffrey Hayzlett to Keynote Digital Printing Think Tank

Think Big, Act Bigger:  The Rewards of Being Relentless is the title of Jeffrey Hayzlett’s new book and the theme of his keynote luncheon speech at the Digital Printing Think Tank later this month. The Digital Printing Think Tank is being held on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm at Club … Continued

Dept. of Labor Proposes Dramatic Changes to Overtime Rules

While the changes are proposed at this point, employers should begin to prepare for their eventual implementation in some form. On June 30, the U.S. Dept. of Labor (DOL) published its long-awaited, proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations.  The proposed amendments are designed to follow President Obama’s directive to “modernize … Continued

Handling Sensitive Customer Data is a “Double Edged Sword”

Concern over data security has never been higher with a new, high profile “data hack” in the news every other day. Recently, Anthem Inc., the nation’s second largest health insurer, announced that hackers had gained access to approximately 80 million customer records. There is significant legal and financial liability exposure to companies who inadvertently expose … Continued

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