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Senate State and Local Gov Committee passes Contract Accountability Bill

Senate State and Local Gov Committee passes Contract Accountability Bill

TSEA February 8, 2018 Comments Off on Senate State and Local Gov Committee passes Contract Accountability Bill

Earlier this week (2/6/18) the Senate State and Local Government Committee passed an amended version of SB1047, now known as the Contract Accountability and Responsible Employment (CARE) Act. To view Tuesday’s discussion on this

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Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

TSEA January 24, 2018 Comments Off on Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

UPDATE: HB944 was rolled one week, It is now scheduled to be heard on Jan. 31.  — After a year of debate and discussion, including two summer study sessions, our contract accountability bill HB944/SB1047

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Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

TSEA January 16, 2018 Comments Off on Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

NASHVILLE – The House State Government Subcommittee is scheduled this week to hear legislation intended to improve oversight, legislative involvement, and transparency over the state’s outsourcing process. HB944, introduced last year and studied extensively

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Press Release: TSEA applauds University of Tennessee’s decision to opt out of outsourcing

Press Release: TSEA applauds University of Tennessee’s decision to opt out of outsourcing

TSEA October 31, 2017 Comments Off on Press Release: TSEA applauds University of Tennessee’s decision to opt out of outsourcing

NASHVILLE – TSEA applauds the decision by the University of Tennessee’s four campuses to opt out of the facilities management contract with Jones Lang Lasalle. According to statements recently released by each of the

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NEWS RELEASE – TSEA: Opt Out of Outsourcing

NEWS RELEASE – TSEA: Opt Out of Outsourcing

TSEA October 18, 2017 Comments Off on NEWS RELEASE – TSEA: Opt Out of Outsourcing

TSEA issued the following News Release today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 18, 2017 Contact: Chris Dauphin Phone: (615) 256-4533, 800-251-8732 chris.dauphin@tseaonline.org TSEA: Opt-out of outsourcing NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Employees Association urges all

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Memphis City Council urges Univ of Memphis to opt out of outsourcing

Memphis City Council urges Univ of Memphis to opt out of outsourcing

TSEA September 20, 2017 Comments Off on Memphis City Council urges Univ of Memphis to opt out of outsourcing

Members of the Memphis City Council want the University of Memphis Board of Trustees to opt out of the state’s controversial facilities management outsourcing contract with JLL, a multi-national corporation located outside of Tennessee. City

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Knoxville legislators urge UT to opt out of outsourcing

Knoxville legislators urge UT to opt out of outsourcing

TSEA September 18, 2017 Comments Off on Knoxville legislators urge UT to opt out of outsourcing

Sen. Richard Briggs and Rep. Rick Staples coauthored a guest column for the Knoxville News Sentinel Friday urging University of Tennessee Chancellor Beverly Davenport and President Joseph DiPietro to opt out of Gov. Haslam’s

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TSEA calls for economic impact statement on outsourcing

TSEA calls for economic impact statement on outsourcing

TSEA February 22, 2017 Comments Off on TSEA calls for economic impact statement on outsourcing

NASHVILLE – During a presentation Tuesday before the Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee, the Tennessee State Employees Association called for an economic impact statement for outsourcing plans at Tennessee’s state parks, higher

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Outsourcing is no joking matter

Outsourcing is no joking matter

TSEA January 18, 2017 Comments Off on Outsourcing is no joking matter

Governor Haslam today held a press conference to outline the key points of his 2017 legislative agenda, specifically the Improving Manufacturing, Public Roads and Opportunities for a Vibrant Economy or IMPROVE Act. During the press

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Does outsourcing really save taxpayer money?

Does outsourcing really save taxpayer money?

TSEA November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Does outsourcing really save taxpayer money?

Saving taxpayer money is the main selling point behind every proposal to outsource a state service. On the contrary, when analyzed, outsourcing is often found to be more expensive than promised. For example, in

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