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Subcommittee defers Longevity and Health Insurance bills

Subcommittee defers Longevity and Health Insurance bills

TSEA March 18, 2015 Comments Off on Subcommittee defers Longevity and Health Insurance bills

The House State Government Subcommittee today deferred HB647 and HB648.  HB647, the bill that would eliminate Longevity Pay for the majority of state employees was rolled to the final calendar of the subcommittee. When

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Bill that would eliminate Longevity Pay rolled two weeks

Bill that would eliminate Longevity Pay rolled two weeks

TSEA March 4, 2015 Comments Off on Bill that would eliminate Longevity Pay rolled two weeks

The House State Government Subcommittee today was scheduled to discuss HB647, the bill that would eliminate Longevity Pay for the majority of state employees, however that discussion was postponed. Rep. Bill Sanderson, Chairman of the

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TSEA argues against eliminating longevity pay

TSEA argues against eliminating longevity pay

TSEA March 3, 2015 Comments Off on TSEA argues against eliminating longevity pay

TSEA Executive Director John Summers Tuesday made a presentation during a public hearing before the full House State Government Committee to outline our concerns and opposition with HB647, the bill that would eliminate Longevity Pay for

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TSEA Board votes to oppose legislation eliminating longevity and reducing health benefits

TSEA Board votes to oppose legislation eliminating longevity and reducing health benefits

TSEA March 2, 2015 Comments Off on TSEA Board votes to oppose legislation eliminating longevity and reducing health benefits

The TSEA Board of Directors on Saturday voted to oppose legislation that would eliminate longevity pay for all executive branch state employees and make significant reductions to the state health insurance plan. TSEA invited

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Legislative Update – April 21, 2014

Legislative Update – April 21, 2014

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Important Bills for State Employees Pass in final days of session Grandfathering TDOT Employees without a GED SB1705 (Niceley) /  HB1542 (Bailey) As amended, this bill passed without opposition, requiring TDOT to reestablish positions

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Legislative Update – April 7, 2014

Legislative Update – April 7, 2014

TSEA April 7, 2014 Comments Off on Legislative Update – April 7, 2014

As referenced in our recent Call to Action, the Tennessee General Assembly will be reviewing the Governor’s supplemental budget this week for final budget passage by the end of the week. The supplemental budget

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Legislative Update – March 28, 2014

Legislative Update – March 28, 2014

TSEA March 28, 2014 Comments Off on Legislative Update – March 28, 2014

Proposed TEAM Act Changes TSEA Bill: HB1940 (Dunn) / SB2045 (Southerland) DOHR Bill: HB1420 (Dunn) / SB1624 (Johnson) Both TEAM Act revision bills passed the full House and Senate this week. The successful passage

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Legislative Update – March 24, 2014

Legislative Update – March 24, 2014

TSEA March 24, 2014 Comments Off on Legislative Update – March 24, 2014

A Brief Update on our Bills Proposed TEAM Act Changes TSEA Bill: HB1940 (Dunn) / SB2045 (Southerland) DOHR Bill: HB1420 (Dunn) / SB1624 (Johnson) TSEA and DOHR have negotiated a compromise on these two

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Legislative Update – March 14, 2014

Legislative Update – March 14, 2014

TSEA March 14, 2014 Comments Off on Legislative Update – March 14, 2014

Most of the discussion on Lobby Day focused on the fact that the present proposed budget includes a 2% raise for teachers but only a 1% raise for state employees (both Central Government and

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Legislative Update – March 10, 2014

Legislative Update – March 10, 2014

TSEA March 11, 2014 Comments Off on Legislative Update – March 10, 2014

This 108th General Assembly has an unprecedented opportunity to clean up Tennessee’s state contracting procedures, protecting the public and safeguarding the taxpayers’ dollars. TSEA and legislators on both sides of the aisle recognize this

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