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Voluntary Separation Program Update

Voluntary Separation Program Update

TSEA March 1, 2021 Comments Off on Voluntary Separation Program Update

Staff ReportToday DOHR emailed state employees some timeline information about the Voluntary Separation Program (VSP) program approved in last year’s budget. There was also communication with state legislators regarding the $50 million budgeted for

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-26-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-26-2021

TSEA February 26, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-26-2021

This week legislators remained focused on the departmental budget presentations moving through the committee system; therefore, none of our TSEA legislation or bills to watch were heard in committees this week. TSEA continues to

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The TSEA Scholarship Award is now accepting applications

The TSEA Scholarship Award is now accepting applications

TSEA February 25, 2021 Comments Off on 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 2-19-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-19-2021

TSEA February 19, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-19-2021

Hazardous weather and travel conditions in Middle and West Tennessee, including freezing rain, ice and snowfall, shut down the Tennessee General Assembly this week. The legislature will reconvene next week. Committees and Bills we are watching next

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Important TSEA Calendar updates

Important TSEA Calendar updates

TSEA February 16, 2021 Comments Off on Important TSEA Calendar updates

The TSEA Board of Directors, during their February 12 meeting, voted on a few calendar changes. The deadlines for submitting Constitution, Bylaws, and Resolution proposals, as well as the CBR Committee meeting and April

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-12-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-12-2021

TSEA February 12, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-12-2021

“I said at the start how proud I am of my staff and cabinet, and I am just as proud of all of our fellow co-workers, the best state employees in all of America,”

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State Revenues for January  2021

State Revenues for January 2021

TSEA February 12, 2021 Comments Off on State Revenues for January 2021

Staff Report Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley announced that January state tax revenues exceeded budgeted estimates. Revenues for January totaled $1.67 billion, which is $380.1 million more than budgeted and

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Updated: Inclement Weather Policy reminder

Updated: Inclement Weather Policy reminder

TSEA February 11, 2021 Comments Off on Updated: Inclement Weather Policy reminder

It is that time of year when winter weather may have us waking up and debating on whether it is safe to drive to work.  In anticipation of the potential inclement weather, the inclement weather

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Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

TSEA February 10, 2021 Comments Off on Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

Governor Lee during his Feb. 8, 2021 State of the State address recommended a 4-percent raise for State Employees. “I said at the start how proud I am of my staff and cabinet, and

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TSEA urges Gov. Lee to prioritize state employees

TSEA urges Gov. Lee to prioritize state employees

TSEA February 4, 2021 Comments Off on TSEA urges Gov. Lee to prioritize state employees

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Employees Association urges Gov. Bill Lee to include funding for State and Higher Education salary and market adjustments in his proposed FY21/22 state budget. “Our state employees continue to

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