How to Join

Our Mission: To provide key employer services and information in support of
talent and workforce development.

EA’s member organizations represent a variety of industries and range in size. We customize our services to fit your needs, however big or small.  We also offer networking opportunities to bring our members together so you can learn from your peers and share best practices.

As a member of EA, you will have access to the necessary resources and on-going assistance of our professional staff  to help you achieve success.

Member Benefits include:

Hotline Access – Every business-day members have access to resources, samples, assistance with compliance issues and best practices for HR, Safety/Environmental, Benefits and Wellness.

Members-Only Dashboard – Members have access to your own personal dashboard, a totally customizable portal to our website. You can easily “pin” widgets that you use the most in order to make your dashboard work best for you.  Dashboard tools include survey data available 24/7 ; sample policies, links to specific regulations and posters in a easy to use directory; and archived Newsletters.

Monthly News – Interactive email newsletters and alerts to keep members up-to-date.

Benchmark Data – Over 300 wage classifications (locally and nationally); Health care and benefits costs and policies and practices.

Roundtable Peer Discussions  For over 26 years, EA has facilitated the most dynamic, inclusive and largest discussion groups in West Michigan; including HR, Safety, Benefits, Training, Diversity, Wellness, Supervisory and Environmental/Energy.

Practical Training Solutions – Over 75 programs annually for HR, Safety, Leadership, Sales/Marketing/Service, Communication, Soft Skills; including in-seat interactive training, as well as, online and webinar formats available.

Regionally Focused with National Expertise – EA’s is affiliated with the National Employers Associations of America to provide best-in-class resources and solutions to companies with operations in multiple locations.

Many other trusted resources at substantial savings through leveraged group pricing such as:

  • HR, Safety Benefits and Wellness consultation
  • Background Verification
  • Pre-employement Assessments
  • Skill and Apptitude Assessments
  • Employee Opinion and Engagement Surveys
  • Coaching and Development Resources