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Human Resources Suite for Printers and Creative Agencies

Small business HR resources to make managing your employees easier.


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When it comes to the day-to-day ins and outs of running a print shop or design agency (and keeping your employees happy and engaged at work), nothing comes close to VMA’s Human Resources Suite. We offer an array of HR support resources and tools to help with all your employee-related issues. 

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Put an HR program right on your computer through Mineral (formerly ThinkHR), provided to you at no cost. Mineral provides a complete program for compliance, safety resources, webinars, questions and answers, employee handbooks, and forms, just to name a few benefits. And receive free sexual harassment prevention training for your employees that must be repeated every two years to comply with California labor laws. 



Ease is easy-to-use software, designed by brokers. It offers a simple employee benefits system for quoting, enrollment, and management. 

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Executive Toolbox

Developed just for California’s graphic arts small businesses, the Executive Toolbox is the best resource for fast, accurate, and thoroughly vetted management tools. 

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Job Center

The VMA Job Center allows employers to post jobs on our website and get matched with qualified candidates through our free job board. 

VMA Wage + Benefits Survey

Wage + Benefits Survey + Report

The VMA Wage Survey is our annual survey providing data on wages for management and production positions. The Wage Survey is conducted in the spring and the Wage Report is available in fall. 

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Sales Compensation Survey + Report

The 2022 Print Industries Sales Compensation report offers sales compensation practices, policies and benefits for print and graphic communications sales professionals.

Use this comprehensive report to recruit, retain, and manage sales professionals in print! 

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Labor Law Posters

Members with more than seven employees, and on our health or commercial insurance programs, receive a complimentary set of mandated labor law posters.  

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Employers Choice Screening (ECS)

Reduce workplace violence, theft, fraud, substance abuse, and negligent hiring liabilities by conducting an employee background screening at 20% off the regular price. 


Employee 401k Mandate

As of June 30, 2022, companies with 5+ employees MUST offer a 401k plan to their employees. Larger employers had earlier deadlines. See what are the best options for print, packaging, label, and creative agency small businesses. 

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HR Attorney

Get access to an experienced human resources attorney — a complimentary 20-minute consultation is included with your membership. 

VMA is the partner you need to build, innovate, grow, and protect your business.

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