Why you need to join GEA
As a member, you have at your disposal, a wide range of services that include a highly qualified team of industrial Relations Experts, who offer both labour specific legal advice and representation at discounted rates. Members also benefit from management and training consultants, who enable member organizations to profit from and embrace the culture of best practices at the workplace. GEA members also benefit from training which is carried out throughout the year. The Association gives its members an option of both in-house and open-house courses; all are offered at discounted rates. At the Association, members also benefit from policy documents and statistics that facilitate business practice.
Below is a detailed list of GEA’s member benefits:
- Lobbying and advocacy on behalf of employers
Labour market research and information, lobbying and advocacy.
- Industrial relations and legal representations
Free guidance on industrial disputes, redundancy management, conflict management, collective bargaining agreements (with the union), terminations, discipline management and best practices at work place. This gives the management room to work on other strategic issues as GEA handles IR issues.Representation before the National Labour Commission is offered at discounted fees.
- Projects and capacity building
These are donor funded initiatives, offered at a subsidized rate to GEA members to enable them to enhance productivity levels. They include: Tackling Child Labour; Education on Occupational Safety and Health and HIV & AIDS workplace programme. GEA members are linked to a wide network allowing for coordination of HIV&AIDS related services, through the Association’s Branch offices. This allows GEA member organizations to learn from each other.
- Management Consultancy Services
GEA has developed world class products which members access at discounted competitive rates. Areas of consultancy are Executive Selection & Recruitment, Job Evaluations, Strategic Planning, HR Policy Development & Reviews, Salary Surveys, Performance Management, and Restructuring & Reviews and Occupational Safety & Health, access to sectoral/company-specific remuneration surveys, among others.
- GEA Training and Capacity Building Training is offered at a discounted rate.
Some of the listed courses include; New Labour laws, Redundancy Management, Occupational Safety & Health, Pre-CBA training, Terminations, Discipline Management and Retirement preparations among others.
- Nation-wide branch networks and forum
This allows for consultation and service delivery to members wherever they are in Ghana. It is good for your business interests, especially for service campaign. It also allows for business networking and partnerships within the membership.
- Representation on National Committees and Boards
GEA represents its members on various policy making statutory bodies.
Please send your membership queries to the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org