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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    Survey Report Now Available!
    2015 National Wage & Salary Survey Report - This survey report contains compiled data (aged to Jan. 2015) from 20 states and 38 major metropolitan/regional areas with data for 151 benchmark positions. Participating members received for FREE. More details.
    PHR/SPHR Web-based Certification Study Course 
    Begins 2/13/15 or 2/17/15 - From the comfort of your own home or office, you can participate in one of the most comprehensive PHR/SPHR certification preparatory programs in the country. TEA is proud to sponsor this program through our "sister" association in Raleigh, North Carolina (Capital Associated Industries - CAI).  More details.
    Attention Lakeshore Employers
    1/30/15 - Introduction to Supervision - TEA's popular program will be offered at the OAISD Thompson MTEC Facility in the Holland. This program provides an overview of the critical leadership skills needed by new supervisors/team leaders and/or those individuals desiring to take on supervisory responsibilities.  More details.
    Start the New Year with Five Simple and Effective Human Resource Goals
    Resolve to become a part of the solution this year rather than being an impediment to success!....More in our featured article from recent Executive Update Newsletter.