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State Benefits Survey

State Benefits Survey

TSEA August 24, 2018 Comments Off on State Benefits Survey

The State recently sent an email from F&A Commissioner Larry Martin and Benefits Administration Executive Director Laurie Lee telling you about a benefits survey the State is conducting. The State has contracted with Mercer,

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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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Applicant  Message  Center

Applicant Message Center

TSEA July 18, 2018 Comments Off on Applicant Message Center

Advances in technology are revolutionizing many aspects of our lives at work and home. One area in state government that has seen a rapid change over the last few years is the application process

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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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Veterans Preference Bill passes Senate, heads to Governor

Veterans Preference Bill passes Senate, heads to Governor

TSEA April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Veterans Preference Bill passes Senate, heads to Governor

The Senate today (4-4-18) substituted an amended version of HB2006 for SB2192 and passed the bill. This legislation clarifies that a hiring preference for a state service position must be given to a veteran

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Bill to clarify Veteran’s Preference in Hiring passes House

Bill to clarify Veteran’s Preference in Hiring passes House

TSEA March 22, 2018 Comments Off on Bill to clarify Veteran’s Preference in Hiring passes House

The House today (3-22-18) passed an amended version of HB2006; a bill which clarifies that a hiring preference for a state service position must be given to a veteran on the list of eligible

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Bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings passes House

Bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings passes House

TSEA March 22, 2018 Comments Off on Bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings passes House

The House today (3-22-18) unanimously passed an amended version of HB2469; a bill which deals with the handling of evidence for hearings, representation at Step I hearings, and time calculations. We appreciate all the

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Burden of proof bill passes House State Gov Subcommittee

Burden of proof bill passes House State Gov Subcommittee

TSEA March 21, 2018 Comments Off on Burden of proof bill passes House State Gov Subcommittee

The House State Government Subcommittee today (3-21-18) passed an amended version of HB2595, the Burden of Proof bill, on to the full House State Government Committee. To view the subcommittee’s discussion on the bill,

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