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World-Class HR Expertise – For Less

One HR Association Membership | Your Complete Business Coverage

Through one affordable annual membership, your business receives access to a comprehensive set of HR solutions and support – from HR Services to Professional Development, Talent Management, Total Rewards, and more. We move alongside you with a shared sense of urgency and commitment to provide expert HR solutions that advance your business.

With your growth as our highest priority, we’ve designed an HR Professional Association Membership pricing model that takes your business size into consideration. Our exceptional benefits package ensures value for businesses of all sizes, with immediate access to resources, expertise, and toolkits, discounts on training and services, and first-year bonuses for new members. Rates start as low as $750 for our smallest member organizations and a wide variety of discounts and services ensure a significant return on your investment. Members who use our 24/7 HR hotline and take advantage of two or three additional services or development opportunities each year find membership pays for itself quickly. Let’s start today!

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Your Success is Our Mission

As the nation’s largest employer association, we provide HR services to over 5,000 Midwest businesses – with year-over-year 95% customer retention!

As a non-profit, we work differently. We are driven by your success. Our culture is dedicated to member service – to growing your bottom line, not ours. For over a century, we have built world-class HR expertise and earned a reputation for our customer-first approach.

Maximize Your Business Potential at an Exceptional Value

  • Premier Benefits

    Premier Benefits Included in Membership

    • Access to our 24/7 HR Hotline with experts ready to answer your questions in <10 seconds. Really.
    • Up to 30% off MRA services, training, and more.
    • Access to the CCH Compliance Library, your one-stop shop for compliance resources, federal and state employment laws, building your own job descriptions, and performance reviews ($2,000 value).
    • Unlimited access to hundreds of HR Resources from policies and forms to toolkits.
    • Relevant survey data on Compensation, Benefits, and Business Trends will guide and inform your business decisions.
    • Complimentary open HR position job posting on 20+ job boards.
    • HR and leadership development topics and news delivered directly to you.
  • Added Benefits

    First Year Added Member Benefits

    • Access to all MRA surveys to get the insights and data you need to inform essential business decisions.
    • One free seat to a Professional or HR Roundtable of your choice to learn, grow and network with professional peers (up to $310).
    • A Handbook Quick Check to ensure you're HR compliant.
    • One complimentary MRA training class. One free DiSC assessment plus a 30-minute debrief on results.
    • Free set of federal and state employment posters.
  • Value of MRA Membership

    Value of MRA Membership

    As a non-profit, we are dedicated to growing your bottom line and advancing your people – at a fraction of the cost. With 200 experts on staff, MRA has a proven track record of helping businesses by providing best-in-class HR expertise when and where you need it. We build high-performing teams and take the complexity out of compliance. We have earned a reputation for our customer-first approach that begins and ends with an unequalled commitment to your success.

    An MRA association membership gives you access to a comprehensive set of services:

    • A team of compliance experts on federal and state employment laws.
    • Innovative recruitment experts and a full suite of Talent Management solutions.
    • A full-staffed HR Department ready to support your business needs.
    • 2,000 educational events, courses, conferences, and webinars.
    • Comprehensive survey data to provide deep insights for informed decision-making.
    • Resources and experts to save you time and money.
  • Advice On-Demand

    MRA Podcasts

    5 minute HR FEED Podcast

    For quick, actionable insights, listen to Our 5-Minute HR Feed to hear from industry experts and stay current on the latest compliance topics to navigate the HR landscape with confidence. Gain new insights and knowledge to make your job easier.

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    30-Minute THRIVE Podcast

    MRA's 30-minute THRIVE podcast is your go-to resource for the newest HR trends and best practices. In this podcast, you'll get the Q&A highlights from the latest Talent Report. Hear from industry thought leaders as they offer their insights and expertise on HR Services, Professional Development, Talent Management, Total Rewards, and much more.

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  • Member Referral Program

    Refer a Colleague & Save!

    • Refer a new member to MRA and receive $500 off your next year's dues when they join.
    • Refer more new members and MRA will continue to credit your future dues payments by $500 for each one.

    Referring Members Strengthens Your Benefits:

    • Expands your MRA network of colleagues.
    • Boosts the depth of MRA's benchmark survey data.
    • Grows the MRA library of tools and templates that members share.

    It's simple! Talk up your MRA experience with a colleague at another organization who you think would benefit from an MRA membership. Then fill out the form below by putting the word "Referral" in the subject box.

MRA Protects Your Business. Your People. Your Future.

What Our Members Say

As a new member, I was so impressed with the service I received from the MRA HR Advisor. She was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and took the time to answer all of my questions and concerns. This one call made our annual membership fee worth every penny! I look forward to being a member.
Dana Jones
VISIT Milwaukee
The Milwaukee Brewers have developed a great partnership with MRA. I appreciate MRA’s collaboration, leadership, responsiveness, flexibility, and willingness to go above and beyond whenever we need them.
Cas Castro
Vice President – Human Resources, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club

Meet Our Team

Susan Abler
Susan Abler
Director of Outplacement & Member Relations Advisor

HR Association Membership

Our membership pricing model takes your company size into consideration. Through one affordable annual membership, your business receives access to a comprehensive set of HR solutions and support. Additionally, all employees throughout your organization will receive 30% off all future services and learning and development initiatives.

Membership Applications:

IL, MN, OH & WI Application   Western IL & IA Application

MRA membership varies between $750 - $6,200 depending on your location and company size. Check the application for the membership price for your organization.

Advance Your Business & Your People.

We’re ready to deliver.

To find out more about the benefits of an MRA membership or speak about your specific business needs, complete this form and a Member Relations Manager will reach out soon!

Can’t wait? Call us now at 800.488.4845.