Become A TEA Member

Joining The Employers’ Association is a cost-effective decision. Your annual membership fee provides a wide range of services to prevent HR problems. Members have access to salary surveys, compliance help, and management advice at no additional cost. Training and consulting services are available at discounted rates.


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How often does your organization have your employee handbook reviewed?


"Total voters : 77"

DID YOU KNOW that TEA can help members write, review and/or publish an employee handbook?

There are incalculable resources in the human spirit once it has been set free.

Celebrating 75 Years Promoting HR ExcellenceWest Michigan is fortunate to have a diverse business base but we are not immune from increasing legislative restrictions on the way we work. The Association is a reliable resource built upon long-term relationships and business partnerships to help you handle these realities by providing practical HR Solutions that promote operational excellence and business sustainability.

We are a not-for-profit membership organization founded in 1939 to inform you of changing workplace regulations. We help you deal with “those things you do not control” so you can concentrate on the things you can – operational efficiency and profitability. Here is a summary of the services we offer. To learn more, call me directly, contact Ron Scott or look further within our website to learn how you can become a member!

David J. Smith, CAE
President & CEO

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    Leadership/HR Conference & Annual Meeting Luncheon
    May 6, 2015 - The Conference will provide practical tools needed to build and manage teams AND to establish objectives then measure (and reward) performance. Our Annual Meeting will conclude with an example of what an effective team can produce when Mr. George Aquino talks about the JW Marriott's rise to the top of worldwide customer satisfaction. More details.
    Workplace Bullies: How to Handle this Unprofessional Behavior 
    5/20/15 - This seminar explores the behaviors of bullying and the impacts of this negative behavior on the bully’s victims and others.  Approved for 3.25 (General) recertification credit hours through HRCI.  More details.
    Golf, Networking & Prizes - HRG/TEA Golf Outing
    July 22, 2015 - Once again, we'll be at the beautiful Thornapple Point Golf Club for our annual networking and fundraising event. This outing is open to anyone who would enjoy a day of golf and fun, not just HR professionals, so please feel free to invite coworkers, customers, clients, and friends.  More details.
    Developing Leaders through Applied Learning Opportunities and Practical Experience
    Many West Michigan employers are looking for the next leaders.... More in our featured article from recent Executive Update Newsletter.