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Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-30-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-30-2021

TSEA April 30, 2021 0

Yesterday, the Tennessee General Assembly passed the FY2021/2022 state budget, including funding for state employee performance raises, bonuses, benefit increases, and various salary adjustments. They will return for a few days next week to

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State Budget passes including significant funding for state employees

State Budget passes including significant funding for state employees

TSEA April 29, 2021 0

The Tennessee General Assembly has passed the FY2021/2022 state budget, including funding for state employee performance raises, bonuses, benefit increases, and various salary adjustments. “It has been an incredibly challenging year, but today is

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-23-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-23-2021

TSEA April 23, 2021 0

Senator Thelma Harper  The TSEA family is saddened by the news of the passing of former State Senator Thelma Harper, who died unexpectedly on Thursday. Thelma Harper is a historic figure in Tennessee. She

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TDOC launches bonus structure for correctional security series employees

TDOC launches bonus structure for correctional security series employees

TSEA April 21, 2021 0

The Tennessee Department of Correction Tuesday announced a new bonus structure for employees in its correctional security series. According to the Tuesday communication to employees, as of April 21, 2021, TDOC Security Series employees

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Legislative Update: Week Ending  4-16-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-16-2021

TSEA April 16, 2021 0

We have begun the legislative session’s final stretch as the general assembly begins to focus on the state budget.  Some good news for state employees happened this week when the childcare bill unanimously passed

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In Memorium: James A. Smith

In Memorium: James A. Smith

TSEA April 14, 2021 0

We are sad to inform our members of the passing of James A. Smith, our Hamilton County Chapter President. He entered eternal rest on April 7, 2021. James was a beloved member who cared

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 4- 9-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4- 9-2021

TSEA April 9, 2021 0

The legislative session continues with another busy week on the hill. A brief update on the bills in our legislative agenda: We anticipate the Childcare authorization bill, HB1114, sponsored by Rep. Leatherwood and co-sponsored

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-1-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-1-2021

TSEA April 1, 2021 0

There was more positive news from the hill this week as some of the bills in our legislative agenda moved through important committees.  HB1114, the Childcare authorization bill, passed the House Finance subcommittee and is

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: The TSEA Scholarship Award is now accepting applications

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The TSEA Scholarship Award is now accepting applications

TSEA March 29, 2021 Comments Off on DEADLINE EXTENDED: The TSEA Scholarship Award is now accepting applications

One of TSEA’s great membership benefits is the awarding of 21 – $750 scholarship awards to deserving high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are dependent children of active or retired TSEA

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 3-26-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 3-26-2021

TSEA March 26, 2021 0

There was considerable activity this week at the legislature on bills in our legislative agenda.    The 401(k) bill (which puts into law the $50 match on your 401(k) benefit) passed the House State Committee and will

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