The Association is a voluntary, open interest association of legal entities, employers’ organization, which was established by Act no. 83/1990 Coll. Association of Citizens. It brings together member organizations from the manufacture of iron and steel, non-ferrous metals, secondary metallurgical, coal, ore and non-ore mining, magnesite and Geology Slovakia, as well as educational institutions and professional organizations.
The mission of the Association is to create objective conditions for dynamic development of employers and business activities to protect and promote the interests of members and also submit opinions to the severe economic and social and legal issues, to promote the interests of members in negotiations with government bodies and trade unions on issues of economic and social policy , issues of collective bargaining and conclusion of higher level collective agreements. The Association is a member of the initiative, dojednávacích and consultative bodies. Coordinate the activities and promotes the common interests of its members in relation to the representative bodies and governmental bodies of trade unions in respect of all partner employers’ organizations at home and abroad. The Association provides services, advice and information member organizations, promotes education and promotion of member organizations.