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Press Release: TSEA Files Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

Press Release: TSEA Files Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

TSEA June 11, 2013 0

NASHVILLE, TN. – The Tennessee State Employees Association (TSEA) has filed a class action lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Davidson County against the State of Tennessee charging that the state violated Tennessee law

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DCS Overhaul; Update on MSW upgrades

DCS Overhaul; Update on MSW upgrades

TSEA May 9, 2013 0

Image courtesy of Tennessee Department of Children Services, April 2013 In April, Department of Children Services Interim Commissioner Jim Henry announced an overhaul of the department’s organizational structure to address the on-going internal issues

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State Announces Career Center Layoffs

State Announces Career Center Layoffs

TSEA May 3, 2013 0

On April 19th, the Department of Labor and Workforce development held meetings in various locations throughout the state to notify 72 full-time state employees that their jobs were being terminated as a result of

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State Employees to receive 1.5% raise

State Employees to receive 1.5% raise

TSEA April 24, 2013 0

During this legislative session, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a $32.8 billion state budget. Included in the budget is a 1.5% raise for state employees. TSEA worked hard to ensure this raise was a

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State Prepares to Implement Salary Adjustments: Payment adjustments to begin with July 1st pay period

State Prepares to Implement Salary Adjustments: Payment adjustments to begin with July 1st pay period

TSEA April 17, 2013 0

As we have previously reported, the State is finishing a salary study that will be implemented on July 1st, 2013. This, of course, is the salary study for which nearly 60 million dollars was

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Press Release: State to require IT workers to reapply for their jobs

Press Release: State to require IT workers to reapply for their jobs

TSEA April 11, 2013 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 11, 2013 CONTACT: Chris Dauphin OFFICE: (615) 256-4533 State to require IT workers to reapply for their jobs Earlier this week, the Tennessee State Employees Association (TSEA) obtained a

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Proposed Changes to State Information Technology Workforce

Proposed Changes to State Information Technology Workforce

TSEA April 10, 2013 0

TSEA has been made aware of changes scheduled to occur within the Information Technology (IT) organizations within state government. We are still in the process of gaining more information regarding the proposal, but have

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Sick Leave Bank Nomination Deadline (East Region) – April 10, 2013

Sick Leave Bank Nomination Deadline (East Region) – April 10, 2013

TSEA April 9, 2013 0

The deadline for submitting nominations for the EAST region position is 4:30 pm, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. As required by the TSEA Bylaws, nominations for Sick Leave Bank candidates must be submitted 60 days

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TEAM Administrative Committee Elections Deadline April 9, 2013

TEAM Administrative Committee Elections Deadline April 9, 2013

TSEA April 8, 2013 0

TEAM is the non-partisan political action arm of the Tennessee State Employees Association. The nine-member TEAM Administrative Committee, which serves as the governing body directing the activities of TEAM. Nominations for candidates must be

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Anti-TSEA Bill SB0725 Defeated 3/27/13 in Senate Committee

Anti-TSEA Bill SB0725 Defeated 3/27/13 in Senate Committee

TSEA March 27, 2013 0

UPDATE 4/2: Rep. Casada’s Union bill (HB0913) was rolled in the House State Government Committee to the first calendar of 2014, this was the companion bill to SB0725. — We did it! We came

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