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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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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    Members Order Before 2015 and Save!
    2014 - 2015 TEA Local Wage & Salary Survey Report.  Survey participants have already received this report for FREE! More details. Questions? Contact Marla at 698.1167.
    Need To Use Up Your Training Dollars Before 2015? 
    Schedule an Onsite Training!!  Our onsite instruction is targeted, relevant, practical, and immediately applicable.  Contact Ron Scott for more details and program options, including our popular "Effective Teams" program.
    NLRB Allows Employee Use of Employer Email System for Union Business
    A publication from TEA Member and Partner, Varnum Law.  The National Labor Relations Board ("Board") has ruled that employees who have been provided access by their employer to an employer-owned email system are presumptively entitled to use that email system to engage in Section 7 activities during non-working time.  Read more.
    How to Increase Organizational Productivity
    Maximizing the resources you have today is an important area of focus as an improving economy drives our businesses....More in our featured article from recent Executive Update Newsletter.