Human Resource Solutions

Human Resource Solutions

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PROBLEM: Today’s printing manager is overwhelmed trying to keep up with changing employment laws, diverse workforces and ever-increasing demands on their time. How to stay in compliance and maintain a positive and productive workforce?

SOLUTION: Printing Industries Alliance is a recognized leader in the development of proactive human resource management programs tailored to the needs of our members. PIA Human Resource Solutions are provided by PIA Staff and Association Counsel, Ferrara Fiorenza PC, one of the leading employment firms in the Northeast, serving the graphic communications industry for over 40 years.


  • Contact Tim Freeman at Printing Industries Alliance or Nick Fiorenza or Mike Dodd at Ferrara Fiorenza (PIA’s Association Counsel) when you need assistance with your day-to-day issues (see contact information at right).
  • Issues solved with a phone consultation provided at no cost to PIA members
  • If an issue is more complex, consulting is available at a discounted “members-only” hourly rate
  • Need legal representation or on-site assistance? Ferrara Fiorenza will provide practical and effective legal services at a “members-only” hourly rate
  • Resources for members having a union workforce include: contract negotiation, contract analysis, pension plan consulting, and extensive experience in union organizing activities

Human Resource Management Contacts

General HR Questions

Tim Freeman, President
Printing Industries Alliance
(716) 691-3211

PIA Association Counsel

Nicholas J. Fiorenza, Managing Partner
Michael L. Dodd, Partner
Ferrara Fiorenza PC
(315) 437-7600 |



  • PIA’s Annual Employment and Human Resources Law Solutions Conference will be held May 14-15, 2020.
  • Regular webinars and workshops are scheduled throughout the year on current HR topics
  • The iLearning Center offers free courses in print production, sales, marketing, customer service, and lean manufacturing. Premium content includes CSR and sales certifications and supervisory leadership training.
  • PIA’s OSHA On Demand Webinars are available to members at no charge, 24/7 on mandatory topics such as Lockout/Tagout, Hazard Communication, Emergency Action Plan and Lift Truck Safety.



  • PIA’s Annual Wage and Benefit Survey covers wage data for over 130 positions; insurance benefit data, holiday, vacation and PTO policies are also presented
  • Need some feedback from your fellow members on an issue or situation? PIA csn send out a custom survey and return anonymous data quickly
  • PIA conducts periodic surveys of holiday work schedules


  • Best Workplace in the Americas award program recognizes companies who have created a culture that inspires employees, rewards their hard work and keeps them safe
  • Alerts, newsletters, bulletins and e-newsletters keep members informed on the latest HR news.

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