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TSEA 2019 Fall Recruitment Campaign

TSEA 2019 Fall Recruitment Campaign

TSEA September 25, 2019 Comments Off on TSEA 2019 Fall Recruitment Campaign

TSEA turned 45 years old on Sept. 4, 2019! For the remainder of the year, we are celebrating everyone who has played a role to establish TSEA as Your Voice on Capitol Hill. Our

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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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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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Bill limiting DCS caseloads passes House

Bill limiting DCS caseloads passes House

TSEA February 7, 2018 Comments Off on Bill limiting DCS caseloads passes House

The House during this morning’s floor session (2/7/2018), after substituting and conforming to the Senate version of the bill, unanimously passed an amended version of SB1168. This bill as amended today would require the

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TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-26-18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-26-18

TSEA January 26, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-26-18

Just shy of three weeks into the legislative session, activity is still relatively quiet concerning issues by the administration or others which affect active and retired state employees. TSEA has hit the ground running

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Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

TSEA January 24, 2018 Comments Off on Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

UPDATE: HB944 was rolled one week, It is now scheduled to be heard on Jan. 31.  — After a year of debate and discussion, including two summer study sessions, our contract accountability bill HB944/SB1047

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TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1/19/18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1/19/18

TSEA January 22, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1/19/18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-19-18 The General Assembly reconvened on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 and got down to business assigning committee chairpersons in the Senate and appointing new legislators to committees in

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Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

TSEA January 16, 2018 Comments Off on Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

NASHVILLE – The House State Government Subcommittee is scheduled this week to hear legislation intended to improve oversight, legislative involvement, and transparency over the state’s outsourcing process. HB944, introduced last year and studied extensively

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