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TSEA Lobby Day 2019

TSEA Lobby Day 2019

TSEA January 16, 2019 Comments Off on TSEA Lobby Day 2019

TSEA’s 2019 Lobby Day will be held on Tuesday, March 26 in Nashville. TSEA members will meet in the State House Chamber, Cordell Hull Building and other locations for Lobby Day. This is your chance

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State Revenues for December 2018

State Revenues for December 2018

TSEA January 16, 2019 Comments Off on State Revenues for December 2018

The state has announced that revenues for December were $17.2 million higher than the $1.3 billion estimate for the month, but were 3.0% less than December 2017. Year-to-date revenues for five months were $154.2

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State revenues for November 2018

State revenues for November 2018

TSEA December 17, 2018 Comments Off on State revenues for November 2018

The state has announced overall November state revenues were $1.0 billion, which is 8.98 percent more than November 2017 and $45.9 million more than the budgeted estimate. The FY18 year-to-date revenues for three months

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Pay For Performance Rewards Announced

Pay For Performance Rewards Announced

TSEA December 13, 2018 Comments Off on Pay For Performance Rewards Announced

Yesterday, the state announced state employee Pay-for-Performance “rewards” for the 2017-2018 performance cycle. Employees with performance ratings of valued, advanced, or outstanding will receive a 3.5 percentage increase in their base salary. Additionally, state

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State Revenues for October 2018

State Revenues for October 2018

TSEA November 21, 2018 Comments Off on State Revenues for October 2018

The state has announced overall revenues for October were $1.0 billion, which is $29.5 million more than October of last year and $3.2 million more than the budgeted estimate. The FY18 year-to-date revenues for three

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Statement on the passing of Charles Sargent

Statement on the passing of Charles Sargent

TSEA November 14, 2018 Comments Off on Statement on the passing of Charles Sargent

Charles Sargent had a distinguished career as a legislator. I was blessed to work with Charles in a number of different capacities. He was a legislative colleague back in the ‘90’s; we worked together

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State Revenues for August 2018

State Revenues for August 2018

TSEA September 21, 2018 Comments Off on State Revenues for August 2018

The state has announced overall revenues for August 2018 were $1.05 billion, which is $71.5 million more than August 2017, and $34.4 million more than the budgeted estimates. Tennessee revenues were $34.4 million more

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State Employees endorse Harwell and Fitzhugh

State Employees endorse Harwell and Fitzhugh

TSEA May 18, 2018 Comments Off on State Employees endorse Harwell and Fitzhugh

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Employees Action Movement (TEAM-PAC) the official PAC of TSEA, today voted to endorse Beth Harwell in the Republican Primary and Craig Fitzhugh in the Democratic Primary in the race for

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Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

TSEA May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

Yesterday (5-3-18) Governor Haslam signed into law legislation which allows state and higher education employees to use their sick leave and annual leave for maternity or paternity leave for a period not to exceed

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Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

TSEA May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

Governor Haslam yesterday (5/3/18) signed into law legislation which deals with the handling of evidence for hearings, representation at Step I hearings, and time calculations. This legislation took effect immediately upon being signed into

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