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News Release – TSEA: End the use of private prisons in Tennessee

News Release – TSEA: End the use of private prisons in Tennessee

TSEA November 14, 2017 Comments Off on News Release – TSEA: End the use of private prisons in Tennessee

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Employees Association today, in light of continued noncompliance with state contract requirements and department policies as reported by the state comptroller, is calling for the State of Tennessee to

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Press Release: TSEA applauds University of Tennessee’s decision to opt out of outsourcing

Press Release: TSEA applauds University of Tennessee’s decision to opt out of outsourcing

TSEA October 31, 2017 Comments Off on Press Release: TSEA applauds University of Tennessee’s decision to opt out of outsourcing

NASHVILLE – TSEA applauds the decision by the University of Tennessee’s four campuses to opt out of the facilities management contract with Jones Lang Lasalle. According to statements recently released by each of the

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NEWS RELEASE – TSEA: Opt Out of Outsourcing

NEWS RELEASE – TSEA: Opt Out of Outsourcing

TSEA October 18, 2017 Comments Off on NEWS RELEASE – TSEA: Opt Out of Outsourcing

TSEA issued the following News Release today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 18, 2017 Contact: Chris Dauphin Phone: (615) 256-4533, 800-251-8732 chris.dauphin@tseaonline.org TSEA: Opt-out of outsourcing NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Employees Association urges all

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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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Raises and market adjustments included in proposed budget

Raises and market adjustments included in proposed budget

TSEA January 31, 2017 Comments Off on Raises and market adjustments included in proposed budget

Governor Haslam yesterday released his Fiscal Year 2017-2018 budget proposal which according to a news release from the governor’s office includes, “$77 million* for state employee pay increases and market rate adjustments targeting high-turnover

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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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Outsourcing is no joking matter

Outsourcing is no joking matter

TSEA January 18, 2017 Comments Off on Outsourcing is no joking matter

Governor Haslam today held a press conference to outline the key points of his 2017 legislative agenda, specifically the Improving Manufacturing, Public Roads and Opportunities for a Vibrant Economy or IMPROVE Act. During the press

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TSEA President Merritt message

TSEA President Merritt message

TSEA December 2, 2016 Comments Off on TSEA President Merritt message

I personally cannot remember such a tragedy within our state as the hundreds of buildings, thousands of acres, and untold amount of devastation that has recently taken place as a result of the Sevier

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Why state employees support Eddie Smith for District 13

Why state employees support Eddie Smith for District 13

TSEA October 26, 2016 Comments Off on Why state employees support Eddie Smith for District 13

(Pictured above: Rep. Eddie Smith with TSEA’s Knox/UT Chapter President Betty Beal) As Tennesseans head to the polls, many minds are on the national candidates. But, for state workers the state and local races

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