Inside News & Events

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Just had to comment that the Geese and Gulls article was a real thought provoker for me! Loved it! It is right on the pulse of the things I’ve been feeling lately and gives me much to think about! 

-Lori Ross, Michigan Blood
(In response to an article in our newsletter)

Next HRG Meeting

Social Media: The Pro's, the Con's and the Legal Pitfalls

January 19, 2017
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Watermark Country Club

Presenters: Gregory P. Ripple of Miller Johnson

More details & registration


The Employers' Association provides members up-to-date HR industry news and programs related to human resources & management. We’re continually monitoring national and state sources to bring employers accurate, timely and practical news on issues that affect them.

Executive Update E-Newsletter (Members only)

This e-newsletter is sent every 3 weeks and covers timely topics of HR issues, organizational development matters, legal concerns, customer service tips and member services updates.  Non-members can view the current issue.

TEA in the News

MiBiz - articles written by MiBiz that include The Employers' Association
Grand Rapids Business Journal - articles written by GRBJ that include The Employers' Association
Matters Column - articles written by TEA's President, David Smith, for Grand Rapids Business Journal

Legal and Legislative

Here are links to member law firm news alerts.

Varnum LogoVarnum Law - This area takes you to their "Publications" page where you will find their quarterly Labor Law Link among other publications.

Miller Johnson LogoMiller Johnson - This area takes you to Miller Johnson's publications -- from Client Alerts to employment law newsletters and employee benefits updates -- to keep you informed about legal developments and upcoming events as well as share the firm's capabilities in specific areas.

Warner Norcross & Judd LogoWarner Norcross & Judd LLP - This area takes you to their "Publications" page where you will find current articles, newsletters & e-bulletins.

Rhoades McKeeRhoades McKee PC -  This area takes you to their "Publications" page where you will find legal alerts, publications, articles and presentations.