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Election Day Reminders

Election Day Reminders

TSEA November 5, 2018 Comments Off on Election Day Reminders

Tomorrow is Election Day. As we look forward to tomorrow’s election, here are some helpful tips and reminders for you to consider as you exercise your right to vote. To view a list of

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Performance Evaluation Reviews for Cycle Ending September 30, 2018

Performance Evaluation Reviews for Cycle Ending September 30, 2018

TSEA September 19, 2018 Comments Off on Performance Evaluation Reviews for Cycle Ending September 30, 2018

TSEA is fielding calls about Final Evaluations for the cycle ending later this month. Here’s a reminder of your options and timelines. It is important to remember there is no appeal process if you

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Reminder: Performance Evaluation Comments Are Due Friday

Reminder: Performance Evaluation Comments Are Due Friday

TSEA August 29, 2018 Comments Off on Reminder: Performance Evaluation Comments Are Due Friday

Members don’t forget!  If you haven’t already, it is time to go into your performance document and make sure to add positive things you have accomplished since your interim evaluations so they are available

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Have you joined the Sick Leave Bank?

Have you joined the Sick Leave Bank?

TSEA August 7, 2018 Comments Off on Have you joined the Sick Leave Bank?

If you are not already a member of the Sick Leave Bank, now is the time to do yourself a huge favor and join! Enrollment has begun and will last through the end of October 2018.

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State Law Provides State Employees Time Off to Vote

State Law Provides State Employees Time Off to Vote

TSEA July 31, 2018 Comments Off on State Law Provides State Employees Time Off to Vote

As a reminder, State law provides that all state employees must be allowed time off from work to vote:  “any person entitled to vote in an election held in this state may be absent

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We need help phone banking for TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates

We need help phone banking for TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates

TSEA July 26, 2018 Comments Off on We need help phone banking for TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates

We need your help phone banking for TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates until the Aug. 2nd primary election. Phone banking is a great way for us to reach voters. Each phone call is a personal contact for our TEAM-PAC endorsed

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Political  Activity  by  Executive  Branch  Employees

Political Activity by Executive Branch Employees

TSEA July 18, 2018 Comments Off on Political Activity by Executive Branch Employees

The Little Hatch Act banned all political campaigning by state employees on state property or occurring when the employee should be conducting state business. The notable exception to this law was state employees could

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Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

TSEA May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

Governor Haslam yesterday (5/3/18) signed into law legislation which deals with the handling of evidence for hearings, representation at Step I hearings, and time calculations. This legislation took effect immediately upon being signed into

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Subsequent Probation Restored; Governor Signs Bill into Law

Subsequent Probation Restored; Governor Signs Bill into Law

TSEA April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Subsequent Probation Restored; Governor Signs Bill into Law

Earlier today (4-20-18) Governor Haslam signed into law legislation which restores subsequent probation for preferred service state employees who accept another preferred service position within the same state agency. This legislation took effect immediately

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Subsequent Probation Bill passes House and Senate, heads to Governor

Subsequent Probation Bill passes House and Senate, heads to Governor

TSEA April 5, 2018 Comments Off on Subsequent Probation Bill passes House and Senate, heads to Governor

Earlier today (4-5-18) the Senate and House both unanimously passed an amended version of SB2443. This legislation as amended restores subsequent probation for preferred service state employees who accept another preferred service position within the same

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