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Haslam salary study rewards, confuses: 100% of State Workers receive 1.5% pay increases, 86% receive additional adjustments, 14% deemed at or above market value

Haslam salary study rewards, confuses: 100% of State Workers receive 1.5% pay increases, 86% receive additional adjustments, 14% deemed at or above market value

TSEA July 11, 2013 Comments Off on Haslam salary study rewards, confuses: 100% of State Workers receive 1.5% pay increases, 86% receive additional adjustments, 14% deemed at or above market value

NASHVILLE – Over the last two years, funding was set aside in the General Appropriation bill for the FY 2013-2014 salary policy – effective as of July 1, 2013. Included in that policy was a

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Court ruling announced, state to move ahead with layoffs

Court ruling announced, state to move ahead with layoffs

TSEA June 24, 2013 Comments Off on Court ruling announced, state to move ahead with layoffs

Earlier this morning, during a session of the Second Circuit Court, Davidson County Circuit Court Judge Amanda McClendon announced her decision to deny a preliminary injunction, sought by TSEA, that would have prevented the

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2013 Salary Study Calculator

2013 Salary Study Calculator

TSEA June 20, 2013 Comments Off on 2013 Salary Study Calculator

Earlier this morning, TSEA received a copy of the state’s salary calculator and instructions as sent to workers in DHS. This calculator was provided by the state to assist you in determining what your level

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State’s job posting site comes back online

State’s job posting site comes back online

TSEA June 19, 2013 Comments Off on State’s job posting site comes back online

Earlier today, the state’s job portal website (NeoGov) came back online. As of the writing of this message there were 225 positions posted on the site. The closing date listed for many of these

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URGENT! Layoffs barred until Monday, June 24th

URGENT! Layoffs barred until Monday, June 24th

TSEA June 18, 2013 Comments Off on URGENT! Layoffs barred until Monday, June 24th

If you are affected by the recent reductions-in-force (RIF), and your lay-off date is this week, you need to be aware that Davidson County Circuit Court Judge Amanda McClendon – by way of a

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Update on TSEA Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

Update on TSEA Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

TSEA June 17, 2013 Comments Off on Update on TSEA Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

Today, at a 9 AM hearing before Davidson County Circuit Judge Amanda McClendon, lawyers for TSEA and Governor Haslam and the several departments recently sued by TSEA argued their respective cases regarding TSEA’s allegation

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Press Release: TSEA Files Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

Press Release: TSEA Files Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

TSEA June 11, 2013 Comments Off on Press Release: TSEA Files Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

NASHVILLE, TN. – The Tennessee State Employees Association (TSEA) has filed a class action lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Davidson County against the State of Tennessee charging that the state violated Tennessee law

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Be Sure Your Next Job Move is a Safe One: The possible downside of In-Range hiring policy

Be Sure Your Next Job Move is a Safe One: The possible downside of In-Range hiring policy

TSEA May 30, 2013 Comments Off on Be Sure Your Next Job Move is a Safe One: The possible downside of In-Range hiring policy

By Gwen Tuttle / TSEA Compensation and Benefits Manager Department of Human Resources policy permits In-Range hiring salary exceptions when a job classification has proven to be difficult to fill due to high turnover, lack of

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DCS Overhaul; Update on MSW upgrades

DCS Overhaul; Update on MSW upgrades

TSEA May 9, 2013 Comments Off on DCS Overhaul; Update on MSW upgrades

Image courtesy of Tennessee Department of Children Services, April 2013 In April, Department of Children Services Interim Commissioner Jim Henry announced an overhaul of the department’s organizational structure to address the on-going internal issues

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State Announces Career Center Layoffs

State Announces Career Center Layoffs

TSEA May 3, 2013 Comments Off on State Announces Career Center Layoffs

On April 19th, the Department of Labor and Workforce development held meetings in various locations throughout the state to notify 72 full-time state employees that their jobs were being terminated as a result of

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