Welcome to Employers' 

Employers' has a proud 125 year history supporting businesses in Otago and Southland. We offer professional services including employment law, human resource and health and safety expertise, training solutions; and a wide range of specialist business information and support - all of which are designed to help you build on your own organisational success. 

We would welcome the opportunity to hear from you to request further information, seek advice, register for a professional development programme or to join our organisation.

Being a member has its privileges!  

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Fun and Games with Facebooking 

You will all have noticed increasing media attention on employment dismissals involving computer use at work and discussion around whether Facebook can ever truly be considered a private forum.



    Health and Safety Forum

Beyond the Legislation – Health and Safety Leadership

Last opportunity to register!

Employers’ Association is pleased to present this year’s Health and Safety Forum on 4 June and 5 June in Dunedin and Queenstown respectively.

This year’s forum has been developed to support business leaders. We have engaged high quality speakers to present thoughts and ideas on leadership in health and safety, ensuring this will be the region’s premier health and safety event in 2015.



Partnership with IMNZ

We are delighted to announce that as of the 1 May 2015, Otago Southland Employers' Association has signed a preferred agreement with The Institute of Management, New Zealand (IMNZ).

This agreement will enable Employers’ to, on an exclusive basis, offer and deliver IMNZ training programmes in the Otago and Southland region. This partnership is a valued one for both parties.

We look forward to supporting you in the learning and elevation of leadership and management capability in Otago and Southland.



    Proud Sponsors of 


The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) in Southland and the Lakes District.   

Administrative Professionals' Day celebrations held each year at the Ascot Park Hotel. 

Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards. 
Otago Southland Employers’ Association sponsored Employer Award, for any enterprise with less than 15 full time employees demonstrating employment best practice.



Upcoming Seminars

Employers' offer over 100 high-impact expert-facilitated training programmes, courses, workshops and qualifications across Otago and Southland, all at member rates.

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