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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

QBS Featured in People Inc. Tedx Video

Quality Bindery & Mailing Services (QBS), Buffalo, NY was featured in a People Inc. video presented at a TEDx “Ideas Worth Spreading” nonprofit event. People Inc. “Where your world opens up.” is Western New York’s leading non-profit human services agency. They help seniors, families and people with disabilities live more healthy, independent, and productive lives. … Continued

Last Minute drupa Plans? 1 Room Still Available for PIA drupa Experience!

Last Minute drupa Plans? 1 Room Still Available for Printing Industries Alliance drupa Experience! The Printing Industries Alliance drupa Experience! A Private Turn-Key VIP Tour runs from June 1-6, 2016. One room remains available for this program. If you need a last minute, hassle-free drupa trip, act fast! Printing Industries Alliance President Tim Freeman remarked, “We have heard from … Continued

HR Managers Can Be Held Personally Liable for FMLA Violations

Learn What You Can Do to Protect Yourself at the 2016 HR Conference Last Thursday, the highest federal court for New York held that individuals who control an employee’s rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be held personally liable for any violation of those rights.  See Graziadio v. Culinary Institute of … Continued

Print Drives America

Pass the Word: Print Drives America Printing is far bigger and much more influential than many people give it credit for. It’s time to correct the perception. It probably will come as no surprise to hear that the perception of printing is far below where it should be. The reality, however, is that print is … 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

Time to Post OSHA Form 300a

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, you are required … 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

Wage & Benefit Survey Results Available

Results are now available for the 2015 Wage & Benefit Survey.  Thanks to the 66 PIA members who took the time to complete the survey and provide their data.  Over 600 companies nationwide participated in this year’s survey, including compensation reporting of over 19,000 employees.  A free copy of the results was provided to all … Continued

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