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TSEA calls for economic impact statement on outsourcing

TSEA calls for economic impact statement on outsourcing

TSEA February 22, 2017 Comments Off on TSEA calls for economic impact statement on outsourcing

NASHVILLE – During a presentation Tuesday before the Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee, the Tennessee State Employees Association called for an economic impact statement for outsourcing plans at Tennessee’s state parks, higher

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TSEA congratulates new DHS commissioner Danielle Barnes

TSEA congratulates new DHS commissioner Danielle Barnes

TSEA January 23, 2017 Comments Off on TSEA congratulates new DHS commissioner Danielle Barnes

The Tennessee State Employees Association congratulates Danielle Barnes on her promotion to commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Human Services. Commissioner Barnes is a strong leader who TSEA believes will stabilize a department that has struggled in

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Pay For Performance Information

Pay For Performance Information

TSEA December 20, 2016 Comments Off on Pay For Performance Information

TSEA met Tuesday (Dec 20, 2016) with the Commissioner of Finance and Administration, Larry Martin, and Commissioner of the Department of Human Resources, Rebecca Hunter, to discuss the recently announced pay for performance raises

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Does outsourcing really save taxpayer money?

Does outsourcing really save taxpayer money?

TSEA November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Does outsourcing really save taxpayer money?

Saving taxpayer money is the main selling point behind every proposal to outsource a state service. On the contrary, when analyzed, outsourcing is often found to be more expensive than promised. For example, in

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TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates win big

TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates win big

TSEA November 9, 2016 Comments Off on TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates win big

All but one – 99 percent – of TEAM-PAC’s endorsed candidates in the 2016 general election were elected to serve in Tennessee’s 110th General Assembly. This is great news for state employees! Whether you

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RECAP: TSEA meeting about probation & parole officer issues

RECAP: TSEA meeting about probation & parole officer issues

TSEA October 21, 2016 Comments Off on RECAP: TSEA meeting about probation & parole officer issues

Earlier this week, TSEA staff met with Assistant Commissioner of Community Supervision Alisha James to discuss the many challenges facing probation and parole officers. Below is a recap of that meeting. The overall demeanor

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Pay For Performance changes

Pay For Performance changes

TSEA September 23, 2016 Comments Off on Pay For Performance changes

As you may have heard or read, there has been a change in how the Pay for Performance salary adjustments are allocated for the next round of salary increases. According to the Dept. of Human Resources’ P4P guidelines, “A portion

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Short Term / Long Term Disability Update

Short Term / Long Term Disability Update

TSEA September 23, 2016 Comments Off on Short Term / Long Term Disability Update

The state at the June 30 insurance committee meeting awarded a contract to The Standard to deliver Short Term/Long Term Disability benefits to state and higher education members in 2017. During the course of implementation, representatives from

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Labor Day message from the TSEA President

Labor Day message from the TSEA President

TSEA September 5, 2016 Comments Off on Labor Day message from the TSEA President

Every first Monday in September is Labor Day, which pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. For many, it symbolizes the end of summer, and is celebrated with parties, parades and special events.

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TSEA Hires New Government Affairs Director

TSEA Hires New Government Affairs Director

TSEA August 26, 2016 Comments Off on TSEA Hires New Government Affairs Director

 NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Employees Association has hired Paul Overholser as Government Affairs Director. “I had the opportunity to work with Paul for 10 years when he worked as legislative assistant to Speaker

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