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Legislative Update – 3-15-19

Legislative Update – 3-15-19

TSEA March 15, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update – 3-15-19

The voices of state employees were heard loud and clear this week in two important committees on the Longevity Pay bill and the DCS Caseload bill, two major bills in our 2019 Legislative Agenda.

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Legislative Update – 3-8-19

Legislative Update – 3-8-19

TSEA March 8, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update – 3-8-19

It was a busy week for TSEA and state employees. On Monday, Governor Bill Lee gave his first state of the state address outlining the priorities of his proposed state budget. Here are a

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Legislative Update – Week Ending 3-1-19

Legislative Update – Week Ending 3-1-19

TSEA March 1, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update – Week Ending 3-1-19

Governor Bill Lee will present his State of the State speech Monday March 4, 2019 at 6 p.m. Central.  We expect Governor Lee to announce a couple of initiatives that will affect state employees

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State Revenues for January 2019

State Revenues for January 2019

TSEA February 26, 2019 Comments Off on State Revenues for January 2019

The state has announced revenues for January totaled $1.4 billion, which is $28.8 million more than budgeted and 2.81 percent greater than revenues received in January 2018. Year-to-date revenues for six months were $182.9

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ParTNers for Health Introduces New 2019 Wellness Program

ParTNers for Health Introduces New 2019 Wellness Program

TSEA February 5, 2019 Comments Off on ParTNers for Health Introduces New 2019 Wellness Program

ParTNers for Health has partnered with Active- Health Management, the state’s new wellness vendor, to help members achieve their health goals. And now there are new cash incentives available for all active state and

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An important message for members enrolled in Cigna Health Insurance

An important message for members enrolled in Cigna Health Insurance

TSEA February 5, 2019 Comments Off on An important message for members enrolled in Cigna Health Insurance

In September of last year, Benefits Administration was informed that Cigna and Tenet Healthcare were terminating their relationship for 2019. This has changed and the organizations have reached an agreement. This means Tenet will

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2019 Regional Legislative Events

2019 Regional Legislative Events

TSEA February 4, 2019 Comments Off on 2019 Regional Legislative Events

Our regional legislative events have proven to be a successful way to have legislators meet face to face with our members. We will continue that tradition in 2019 with some changes. More of our

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Walmart signs multi-year agreement with CVS Caremark

Walmart signs multi-year agreement with CVS Caremark

TSEA January 18, 2019 Comments Off on Walmart signs multi-year agreement with CVS Caremark

Good news from Benefits Administration for state group insurance plan members who use Walmart for prescriptions; Walmart will remain in the CVS Caremark network. CVS Caremark has reached a new multi-year agreement with Walmart

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TSEA thanks University of Memphis President Rudd for efforts on pay

TSEA thanks University of Memphis President Rudd for efforts on pay

TSEA January 16, 2019 Comments Off on TSEA thanks University of Memphis President Rudd for efforts on pay

The Tennessee State Employees Association thanks University of Memphis President M. David Rudd for his commitment to exploring ways to improve the pay of his University’s lowest-paid staff, as indicated in a recent campus-wide

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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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