Membership

Choose the services you need to enhance your employment objectives.

When you're a member of Cascade Employers Association, you have a complete range of services available that will help you hire well, train for excellence and dismiss effectively and legally. You'll have a staff of experts and a wealth of resources at your fingertips when you need them. You know it's nearly impossible to keep up with employment issues on your own, that's why so many organizations rely on Cascade Employers Association.
 

"For me, the most valuable aspect of membership is the ability to "phone an HR friend” whenever I need advice, direction or just a shoulder to cry on.”

Liz Wainwright, Executive Director
Merchants Exchange of Portland, Oregon

What do you receive for the annual membership fee?

Membership gives you access to many human resource tools and services, including:

  • AnswerSource Helpline – Call 866.232.7378 or e-mail answersource@cascadeemployers.com for quick and reliable answers to your general employment-related questions. Up to 15 minutes of free consultation per issue.
    Value: Priceless

  • HR Assessment – Receive a one-on-one assessment of your HR practices to help you get and stay in compliance.
    Value: $1200

  • Total Cash Pay Assessment –  Select a job within your organization and our compensation team will review pay and bonus data from multiple market survey sources, recommend pay and bonus levels, and include a comparison of your specific position versus your competitive market.
    Value: $300

  • Quick Pulse Employee Survey – With just three questions, this quick online survey helps you discover what matters most to your employees and what they feel is in most need of improvement. You get a detailed summary and gain a better understanding of your employee experiences.
    Value: $795 annually

  • Leadership Engagement Essentials – Get one annual registration to this two day program, delivering insightful strategies that promote consistent leadership practices.
    Value: $395 annually

  • Training at Reduced Rates – Keep all levels of employees engaged and on track with essential training on compliance, human resource management, leadership and supervision. Membership brings you substantial savings on training your team.
    Value: $50 to $325 savings per person, per training session

  • SalaryTrends® subscription – Enter your organization’s pay data and get free access to fresh, local pay information to help you recruit and retain the right people. Unlike most other pay information sources, SalaryTrends® provides data for employers by employers.
    Value: $595 to 995 annually

  • Online Member-Only Area – Take advantage of this information-rich area of our Web site, including an online tool through CCH called HRAnswersNow. It brings you hundreds of sample forms, checklists, policies; a rich FAQ section on HR and benefits topics; all federal and state posters; government forms; employment laws for all 50 states; and much more.
    Value: $1,000 annually

  • Critical Compliance News and Workplace Information – Stay compliant through updates in our monthly newsletters and late breaking e-alerts, and keep informed by opting into our blog, GreatWork!, for workplace leadership knowledge that’s delivered directly to your e-mail.
    Value: Hours of research time

  • PHR/SPHR/GPHR/aPHR Recertification Credits – For HR professionals carrying these designations through the Human Resource Certification Institute, earn up to 12 free recertification credits per renewal cycle in recognition of your Cascade membership.
    Value: Up to $400 per certificant

And, Members receive special pricing on Cascade's unsurpassed professional consultation, project assistance, and employee benefit programs.

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If you think you’ll need regular access to consulting services (for things like terminations, family leave or wage and hour issues), you can avoid extra hourly phone or email consultation charges by adding premium coverage through AnswerSource Plus.

Are you a small employer with less than 25 employees? Check out our Small Business HR Solutions service for a smart, simple and cost-effective option.