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Meeting for TDOC Employees with Sen. Jackson & Rep. Moody

TSEA January 3, 2019 Comments Off on Meeting for TDOC Employees with Sen. Jackson & Rep. Moody

TDOC EMPLOYEES: Mark Your Calendars! TSEA is hosting a meeting for TDOC Employees with State Senator Ed Jackson and State Representative Debra Moody in the Auditorium of Dyersburg State Community College at 6 p.m.

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5 Questions with TDOC Commissioner Tony Parker

5 Questions with TDOC Commissioner Tony Parker

TSEA July 12, 2017 Comments Off on 5 Questions with TDOC Commissioner Tony Parker

We recently reached out to Commissioner Parker about the department’s decision to move away from the 28-day work schedule. We thank the commissioner for taking the time to answer the following questions from TSEA. 1)

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TSEA: ACA audit encouraging, yet deficient

TSEA: ACA audit encouraging, yet deficient

TSEA October 7, 2015 Comments Off on TSEA: ACA audit encouraging, yet deficient

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 7, 2015 Contact: Chris Dauphin Phone: (615) 256-4533, 800-251-8732 chris.dauphin@tseaonline.org TSEA: ACA audit encouraging, yet deficient NASHVILLE –The Tennessee State Employees Association considers the findings of the American Correctional Association’s

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NEWS RELEASE: TSEA calls for repeal of the 28-day cycle

NEWS RELEASE: TSEA calls for repeal of the 28-day cycle

TSEA August 19, 2015 Comments Off on NEWS RELEASE: TSEA calls for repeal of the 28-day cycle

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Employees Association today is calling for the repeal of the 28-day work cycle within the Tennessee Department of Correction. The 28-day schedule allows TDOC under a FLSA exemption to

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Pay our correctional officers more than Wal-Mart’s retail associates

Pay our correctional officers more than Wal-Mart’s retail associates

TSEA August 13, 2015 Comments Off on Pay our correctional officers more than Wal-Mart’s retail associates

One of the factors contributing to ongoing high turnover in the Department of Correction is low pay for correctional officers. During Monday’s special House State Government committee meeting, TDOC Commissioner Derrick Schofield acknowledged vacancy

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