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No Bids Received For Fall Creek Falls Outsourcing Proposal

No Bids Received For Fall Creek Falls Outsourcing Proposal

TSEA May 11, 2017 Comments Off on No Bids Received For Fall Creek Falls Outsourcing Proposal

The Times Free Press reported today that Gov. Haslam’s proposal to outsource at Fall Creek Falls state park received no bids.  This means state employees will continue to operate the facility!  This is a

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Budget passes including Pay-For-Performance raises for state employees

Budget passes including Pay-For-Performance raises for state employees

TSEA May 10, 2017 Comments Off on Budget passes including Pay-For-Performance raises for state employees

The legislature this week passed the 2017-2018 state budget which includes funding for pay-for-performance raises of three percent for those with evaluation scores of valued, advanced, or outstanding. Employee evaluations should be completed on

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TGA members signing joint chamber letter to halt outsourcing

TGA members signing joint chamber letter to halt outsourcing

TSEA April 19, 2017 Comments Off on TGA members signing joint chamber letter to halt outsourcing

Sen. Steven Dickerson and Rep. Bob Ramsey are working together to gather signatures of General Assembly members on a joint chamber letter urging the Office of Customer Focused Government to place a moratorium on

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Haslam administration chooses JLL for state-wide outsourcing contract

Haslam administration chooses JLL for state-wide outsourcing contract

TSEA March 29, 2017 Comments Off on Haslam administration chooses JLL for state-wide outsourcing contract

Yesterday, the Haslam administration announced JLL as the winning bidder for their controversial state-wide facilities management outsourcing contract. The Haslam administration’s continued push to outsource state jobs is disappointing to TSEA.  TSEA is also extremely concerned about the

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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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