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.


How do I join? 

Not sure if your company is already a member? Check here.

HR Poll

Is your company prepared for the FLSA changes to the salary threshold of the Exempt/Non-Exempt employee classification test?


"Total voters : 39"

DID YOU KNOW TEA has compiled a flowchart showing practical guidelines and summary of FLSA regulations!

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

West 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

HR News                

TEA Highlights

        Stay Connected with TEA

                 TEA Facebook Page TEA Training Twitter Page TEA LinkedIn Company Page TEA's Blog

    Technology Changes Are Coming for Members
    We are pleased to inform you of a major electronic transition taking place - a transformation that will allow you to better access information, register for classes, update your contact information and communicate with our staff. More details
    Conflict Management Skills Certificate
    Begins 9.21.16 - This program provides the participants with the tools to work with resistance, conflict in the workplace and different personalitiesRegister Early.
    PHR/SPHR Web-Based Certification Study Course
    Webinars offered in September - From the comfort of your own home, you can participate in one of the most comprehensive PHR/SPHR certification preparatory programs in the country. TEA is proud to co-sponsor this program with our sister association CAI. More details.  TEA Members receive $50 off exam fee!
    Generational Stereotypes Reduce Predictability and Productivity
    It is common for people to stereotype others into categories when interacting with them.... More in our featured article from recent Executive Update Newsletter.