Membership FAQs

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Q. What is the Employers Association of New Jersey? Are you an employment agency?

A. No. We are a nonprofit membership association made up of employers in New Jersey. We are dedicated exclusively to helping members make sound and responsible employment decisions through education, informed discussion and training.

Q. Why should I use your services instead of those of another organization?

A. For over 100 years, EANJ has been a partner to NJ employers. Each member receives prompt attention, expert assistance and informed guidance from the EANJ professional staff.

Q. I'm a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Are you like SHRM?

A. EANJ membership belongs to the organization not the individual professional. EANJ specializes in compliance with a specific focus on the laws and regulations that make doing business in New Jersey unique. Anyone in a leadership, management or human resources role within your organization can utilize our services.

Q. Our company belongs to NJBIA. How can we benefit from EANJ membership?

A. Business associations such as NJBIA play an important role for employers, especially when it comes to advocacy. EANJ is not a lobbying group, although we weigh in on important issues on behalf of employers in the courts. Our role is to educate and assist members with labor and employment law compliance.

Q. I've never heard of EANJ. Are you new to New Jersey?

A. EANJ was established in 1916.

Q. Do I have to be a member to use your services?

A. Many of our services, such as our Member's Only Website, the EANJ Help-line, survey data, model policies, and law summaries, are only available to members. Non-members may attend most of our seminars/webinars for a non-member fee.

Q. How do I become a member?

A. Visit the Become a Member page and fill out the membership application form. Upon approval of your application, a dues invoice along with additional information will be forwarded to you.