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State Employees endorse Harwell and Fitzhugh

State Employees endorse Harwell and Fitzhugh

TSEA May 18, 2018 Comments Off on State Employees endorse Harwell and Fitzhugh

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Employees Action Movement (TEAM-PAC) the official PAC of TSEA, today voted to endorse Beth Harwell in the Republican Primary and Craig Fitzhugh in the Democratic Primary in the race for

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Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

TSEA May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

Yesterday (5-3-18) Governor Haslam signed into law legislation which allows state and higher education employees to use their sick leave and annual leave for maternity or paternity leave for a period not to exceed

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Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

TSEA May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

Governor Haslam yesterday (5/3/18) signed into law legislation which deals with the handling of evidence for hearings, representation at Step I hearings, and time calculations. This legislation took effect immediately upon being signed into

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Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

TSEA May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

Governor Haslam has vetoed legislation which would have provided state employees coverage under the state group insurance plan for physician prescribed hypofractionated proton therapy for cancer treatment as an alternative to radiation treatment. SB367/HB523

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Pay For Performance Raises included in state budget

Pay For Performance Raises included in state budget

TSEA April 24, 2018 Comments Off on Pay For Performance Raises included in state budget

TSEA has verified that the 2018-2019 state budget, passed last week by the House and Senate, includes funding for pay-for-performance raises of 2.5 percent for state employees with evaluation scores of valued, advanced, or

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Subsequent Probation Bill passes House and Senate, heads to Governor

Subsequent Probation Bill passes House and Senate, heads to Governor

TSEA April 5, 2018 Comments Off on Subsequent Probation Bill passes House and Senate, heads to Governor

Earlier today (4-5-18) the Senate and House both unanimously passed an amended version of SB2443. This legislation as amended restores subsequent probation for preferred service state employees who accept another preferred service position within the same

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House passes Contract Accountability bill with unanimous vote

House passes Contract Accountability bill with unanimous vote

TSEA February 27, 2018 Comments Off on House passes Contract Accountability bill with unanimous vote

Last night, (2/26/18), the House, after substituting and conforming to Senate Bill 1047, passed an amended version of the Contract Accountability and Responsible Employment (CARE) Act. To view the House vote on the bill,

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House Finance Subcommittee passes Contract Accountability Bill

House Finance Subcommittee passes Contract Accountability Bill

TSEA February 14, 2018 Comments Off on House Finance Subcommittee passes Contract Accountability Bill

Earlier today (2/14/18) the House Finance Ways & Means Subcommittee passed an amended version of HB944, now known as the Contract Accountability and Responsible Employment (CARE) Act. There was no discussion on the bill.

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TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 2-9-18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 2-9-18

TSEA February 9, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 2-9-18

The fourth and fifth weeks of the 2nd session of the 110th General Assembly provided positive movement for our association. TSEA was able to secure sponsors for all of our legislation, plus, four bills

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TSEA’s 2018 Regional Legislative Event schedule

TSEA’s 2018 Regional Legislative Event schedule

TSEA January 30, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA’s 2018 Regional Legislative Event schedule

SAVE THE DATE: TSEA’s 2018 Regional Legislative Events TSEA’s Regional Legislative Events are your chance to sit down with your legislators over a meal and discuss issues affecting state employees. Below is the complete

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