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URGENT! Layoffs barred until Monday, June 24th

URGENT! Layoffs barred until Monday, June 24th

TSEA June 18, 2013 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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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State Employees to receive 1.5% raise

State Employees to receive 1.5% raise

TSEA April 24, 2013 0

During this legislative session, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a $32.8 billion state budget. Included in the budget is a 1.5% raise for state employees. TSEA worked hard to ensure this raise was a

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Senator Kyle and Senator Ketron take a stand for Higher Education employees

Senator Kyle and Senator Ketron take a stand for Higher Education employees

TSEA April 19, 2013 0

This week, the Tennessee General Assembly adopted a $32.8 billion 2013-2014 state budget that includes a 1.5% raise for state employees, higher education employees, and K-12 teachers. During Tuesday night’s Senate Finance, Ways, &

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State Prepares to Implement Salary Adjustments: Payment adjustments to begin with July 1st pay period

State Prepares to Implement Salary Adjustments: Payment adjustments to begin with July 1st pay period

TSEA April 17, 2013 0

As we have previously reported, the State is finishing a salary study that will be implemented on July 1st, 2013. This, of course, is the salary study for which nearly 60 million dollars was

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Press Release: State to require IT workers to reapply for their jobs

Press Release: State to require IT workers to reapply for their jobs

TSEA April 11, 2013 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 11, 2013 CONTACT: Chris Dauphin OFFICE: (615) 256-4533 State to require IT workers to reapply for their jobs Earlier this week, the Tennessee State Employees Association (TSEA) obtained a

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