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Fall Creek Falls outsourcing plan postponed

Fall Creek Falls outsourcing plan postponed

TSEA March 1, 2017 Comments Off on Fall Creek Falls outsourcing plan postponed

The Department of Environment and Conservation has postponed plans to outsource at Fall Creek Falls state park according to an amendment published today on the Department of General Services website. “As of now, TDEC has delayed their plan to

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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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Press release – Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee

Press release – Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee

TSEA August 22, 2016 Comments Off on Press release – Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 22, 2016 Contact: Chris Dauphin Phone: (615) 256-4533, 800-251-8732 chris.dauphin@tseaonline.org                                                             Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee NASHVILLE – In light of the concerns outlined last week by the Deputy

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State budget passes, includes significant investment for state employees

State budget passes, includes significant investment for state employees

TSEA April 14, 2016 Comments Off on State budget passes, includes significant investment for state employees

The $34.8 Billion Tennessee state budget, which includes $60 million for state employee raises and an additional $36 million for state employee salary adjustments, has passed both the House and Senate. “The legislature just

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TSEA Statement on third-party review of outsourcing

TSEA Statement on third-party review of outsourcing

TSEA February 17, 2016 Comments Off on TSEA Statement on third-party review of outsourcing

NASHVILLE – The Haslam administration today announced plans to seek a third-party review of the numbers included in the cost analysis of their Facilities Outsourcing Management plan. “It is in the best interest of

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TDOC announces changes to assault definitions

TDOC announces changes to assault definitions

TSEA January 8, 2016 Comments Off on TDOC announces changes to assault definitions

The Tennessee Department of Correction during a hearing Thursday announced changes in how assaults are defined in Tennessee’s prisons. Tuesday afternoon the Corrections Subcommittee of the Senate State and Local Government Committee requested testimony

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DOHR Social Media Policy: Employees must exercise caution

DOHR Social Media Policy: Employees must exercise caution

TSEA December 22, 2015 Comments Off on DOHR Social Media Policy: Employees must exercise caution

DOHR’s Personal Use of Social Media policy, revised February 2015, has recently come up again especially as it relates to state employee’s posting their personal concerns about happenings in the Department of Correction on

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President Merritt on getting results

President Merritt on getting results

TSEA December 2, 2015 Comments Off on President Merritt on getting results

I have had conversations in the past with members who want us to be more vocal, make more noise, and say that we need to rally because we need to get attention. I explained

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