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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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Senate State and Local Gov Committee passes Contract Accountability Bill

Senate State and Local Gov Committee passes Contract Accountability Bill

TSEA February 8, 2018 Comments Off on Senate State and Local Gov Committee passes Contract Accountability Bill

Earlier this week (2/6/18) the Senate State and Local Government Committee passed an amended version of SB1047, now known as the Contract Accountability and Responsible Employment (CARE) Act. To view Tuesday’s discussion on this

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Lawmakers reauthorize Department of Correction for one year

Lawmakers reauthorize Department of Correction for one year

TSEA December 12, 2017 Comments Off on Lawmakers reauthorize Department of Correction for one year

Today the members of the Judiciary and Government Joint Subcommittee of Government Operations reauthorized the Tennessee Department of Correction for a period of one year. The committee’s decision came after TDOC Commissioner Tony Parker

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: State Insurance Committee Election

IMPORTANT UPDATE: State Insurance Committee Election

TSEA October 24, 2017 Comments Off on IMPORTANT UPDATE: State Insurance Committee Election

Reminder – Late in the day on Tuesday Oct. 24, due to an error, the state had to restart the State Insurance Committee Election. Employees who voted in the election on Monday, October 23rd

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TDOC announces changes to assault definitions

TDOC announces changes to assault definitions

TSEA January 8, 2016 0

The Tennessee Department of Correction during a hearing Thursday announced changes in how assaults are defined in Tennessee’s prisons. Tuesday afternoon the Corrections Subcommittee of the Senate State and Local Government Committee requested testimony

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Statement by TSEA President Bryan Merritt supporting Chairman Bill Sanderson

Statement by TSEA President Bryan Merritt supporting Chairman Bill Sanderson

TSEA April 9, 2015 0

  For Immediate Release: Statement by TSEA President Bryan Merritt in support of Chairman Bill Sanderson’s actions regarding longevity While we continue the fight to defeat Governor Haslam’s proposal to end longevity for future

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Legislative Update – March 28, 2014

Legislative Update – March 28, 2014

TSEA March 28, 2014 0

Proposed TEAM Act Changes TSEA Bill: HB1940 (Dunn) / SB2045 (Southerland) DOHR Bill: HB1420 (Dunn) / SB1624 (Johnson) Both TEAM Act revision bills passed the full House and Senate this week. The successful passage

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Fiscal Review Committee hears TSEA members

Fiscal Review Committee hears TSEA members

TSEA November 12, 2013 0

State employees and their dependents have now had a little over two years under the ParTNership PPO as their health insurance plan. During this time, TSEA members have voiced concerns from their experiences attempting to

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Senator Kyle and Senator Ketron take a stand for Higher Education employees

Senator Kyle and Senator Ketron take a stand for Higher Education employees

TSEA April 19, 2013 0

This week, the Tennessee General Assembly adopted a $32.8 billion 2013-2014 state budget that includes a 1.5% raise for state employees, higher education employees, and K-12 teachers. During Tuesday night’s Senate Finance, Ways, &

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