The National Union of Employers is the biggest employers organization in Slovakia, which associates two thirds of employers producing 70 percent of GDP and 80 percent of the Slovak export. The NUE was established on 30th March 2004 in Bratislava with the intent to protect common employers´ interests, business rights and citizens freedom as well as to protect the members against the measures leading to the degradation of the equal market business environment. The NUE pursues its activities on the principles of voluntariness, freedom of opinion and manifestation and political affiliation freedom.
In accordance with the fulfillment of the relevant goals, the NUE analyses and evaluates the legislative conditions of doing business with the emphasis on the practical knowledge of its members, co-ordinates proceedings of its members with the focus on the main goals of active participation in establishment and implementation of the economic and social policy of the state and preparation and creation of legal enactments regarding to important common employers´ interests, mainly in labor-law, social, tax and wage area. The NUE co-operates with the state authorities and the bodies of the regional governments, with representative associations of labor unions, commercial and industry chambers, as well as with the other organizations representing local and foreign entrepreneurs and employers.