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Legislative Update – April 21, 2014

Legislative Update – April 21, 2014

TSEA April 21, 2014 0

Important Bills for State Employees Pass in final days of session Grandfathering TDOT Employees without a GED SB1705 (Niceley) /  HB1542 (Bailey) As amended, this bill passed without opposition, requiring TDOT to reestablish positions

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Budget passes; No raises for state employees

Budget passes; No raises for state employees

TSEA April 10, 2014 0

NASHVILLE – A last-ditch effort to restore raises for state employees in the state budget failed Thursday afternoon on the House floor. Rep. Craig Fitzhugh and Rep. Matthew Hill both proposed amendments to fund

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IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED BY ALL STATE EMPLOYEES: STATE EMPLOYEE RAISES PROPOSED IN NEW BUDGET PLAN

IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED BY ALL STATE EMPLOYEES: STATE EMPLOYEE RAISES PROPOSED IN NEW BUDGET PLAN

TSEA April 9, 2014 0

A budget plan that includes raises and a bonus for state employees will be presented Thursday by a bipartisian group of House members. Please contact your Legislators immediately to show support for this plan.

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Call to Action // UPDATE

Call to Action // UPDATE

TSEA April 4, 2014 0

Your voice has been heard! Thanks to an enormous response from our members and other efforts by your legislators and TSEA, a bi-partisan group of House members is currently working on a plan to

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Haslam cancels raises, but averts insurance premium increase

Haslam cancels raises, but averts insurance premium increase

TSEA March 31, 2014 0

NASHVILLE – State employees’ salaries will not be raised this year, but neither will their health insurance premiums, according to Governor Haslam’s budget amendment which will be released Tuesday morning. A proposed one percent

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Legislative Update – February 28, 2014

Legislative Update – February 28, 2014

TSEA February 28, 2014 0

Lobby Day A Success Thank you for all of your efforts to make Lobby Day a huge success. We have followed up with many legislators based on the discussions you had with them and

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State employees blanket legislative plaza for annual Lobby Day

State employees blanket legislative plaza for annual Lobby Day

TSEA February 21, 2014 0

NASHVILLE, TN – TSEA’s 2014 Lobby Day was one of the biggest and most well-attended Lobby Days the organization has seen in recent years. With approximately 200 members in attendance, many of whom were

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TSEA Legislative Update – February 10, 2014

TSEA Legislative Update – February 10, 2014

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This past week was a very active week for TSEA on Capitol Hill.  Several bills were heard in committees, with others to be heard ­this week. TSEA is asking all members to call their

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Governor gives his State of the State address; 1% raise proposed for state employees

Governor gives his State of the State address; 1% raise proposed for state employees

TSEA February 5, 2014 0

TSEA was in attendance Monday as Governor Haslam gave his fourth annual State of the State address to Tennesseans. Under the theme, “Tennessee – America at Its Best”, most of the speech focused on

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Legislative Update – February 3, 2014

Legislative Update – February 3, 2014

TSEA February 4, 2014 0

TSEA has a number of bills before the legislature this year, and two very important bills regarding the reductions in force (RIF) process will be heard this week in committee. HB 1748: The House

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