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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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Labor Day message from the TSEA President

Labor Day message from the TSEA President

TSEA September 5, 2016 Comments Off on Labor Day message from the TSEA President

Every first Monday in September is Labor Day, which pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. For many, it symbolizes the end of summer, and is celebrated with parties, parades and special events.

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Press release – Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee

Press release – Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee

TSEA August 22, 2016 Comments Off on Press release – Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 22, 2016 Contact: Chris Dauphin Phone: (615) 256-4533, 800-251-8732 chris.dauphin@tseaonline.org                                                             Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee NASHVILLE – In light of the concerns outlined last week by the Deputy

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Thousands of market adjustments confirmed

Thousands of market adjustments confirmed

TSEA June 29, 2016 Comments Off on Thousands of market adjustments confirmed

Great news for state employees – thousands of market adjustments are confirmed! State employees can now view their July 1 market adjustments in Edison. Employees in the executive branch earning $50,000 or less are about

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Statement on passing of Pat Henry

Statement on passing of Pat Henry

TSEA June 27, 2016 Comments Off on Statement on passing of Pat Henry

TSEA is deeply sorry to hear about the death of Pat Henry, wife of Deputy Governor Jim Henry, who died of cancer early this morning. As many know, Jim Henry’s family also lost a

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