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Legislative Update: Week Ending 4- 9-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4- 9-2021

TSEA April 9, 2021 0

The legislative session continues with another busy week on the hill. A brief update on the bills in our legislative agenda: We anticipate the Childcare authorization bill, HB1114, sponsored by Rep. Leatherwood and co-sponsored

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-1-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-1-2021

TSEA April 1, 2021 0

There was more positive news from the hill this week as some of the bills in our legislative agenda moved through important committees.  HB1114, the Childcare authorization bill, passed the House Finance subcommittee and is

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: The TSEA Scholarship Award is now accepting applications

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The TSEA Scholarship Award is now accepting applications

TSEA March 29, 2021 Comments Off on DEADLINE EXTENDED: The TSEA Scholarship Award is now accepting applications

One of TSEA’s great membership benefits is the awarding of 21 – $750 scholarship awards to deserving high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are dependent children of active or retired TSEA

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 3-26-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 3-26-2021

TSEA March 26, 2021 0

There was considerable activity this week at the legislature on bills in our legislative agenda.    The 401(k) bill (which puts into law the $50 match on your 401(k) benefit) passed the House State Committee and will

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Legislative Update Week Ending 3-19-2021

Legislative Update Week Ending 3-19-2021

TSEA March 19, 2021 0

This week forward movement continued for TSEA initiated bills affecting state employees. House Sponsor Rep. Gary Hicks moved HB1016, 401(k)-match bill unanimously out of the House Public Service and Employees Subcommittee on Tuesday. This bill

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UTHSC abruptly announces layoffs for 70 employees

UTHSC abruptly announces layoffs for 70 employees

TSEA March 12, 2021 0

TSEA has recently learned the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is laying off 70 employees effective today, Friday, March 12. UTHSC notified affected employees this morning that they would be placed on administrative

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Legislative Update Week Ending 3-12-2021

Legislative Update Week Ending 3-12-2021

TSEA March 12, 2021 0

This week saw movement on some important legislation for state employees. The big news was the Senate State & Local Government Committee’s passing of SB0361, the Burden of Proof bill. This is a critical

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U of M President Rudd to step down in 2022

U of M President Rudd to step down in 2022

TSEA March 10, 2021 0

The University of Memphis today announced President M. David Rudd will step down in May 2022. TSEA has enjoyed a positive working relationship with President Rudd since he became President of the University in

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Burden of Proof Bill Passes important Senate committee

Burden of Proof Bill Passes important Senate committee

TSEA March 9, 2021 0

Today, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, SB0361, the Burden of Proof bill, passed the Senate State & Local Government Committee, a crucial first hurdle. The vote was unanimous, 9-0. We appreciate Senate Bill Sponsor Sen. Joey

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Legislative Update Week Ending 3-5-2021

Legislative Update Week Ending 3-5-2021

TSEA March 5, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update Week Ending 3-5-2021

Our Burden of Proof bill (SB0361/HB0954) is on calendar Tuesday morning in the Senate State and Local Government committee. This is a very important development for state employees. What is our Burden of Proof bill

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