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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 Restored; Governor Signs Bill into Law

Subsequent Probation Restored; Governor Signs Bill into Law

TSEA April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Subsequent Probation Restored; Governor Signs Bill into Law

Earlier today (4-20-18) Governor Haslam signed into law legislation which restores subsequent probation for preferred service state employees who accept another preferred service position within the same state agency. This legislation took effect immediately

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State Revenues for February

State Revenues for February

TSEA March 16, 2018 Comments Off on State Revenues for February

The state has announced total tax Revenues for February 2018 totaled $884.9 million. This total is $38.2 million more than we received in February one year ago, but was $3.4 million less than the

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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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Bill to increase the Employee Suggestion Award passes House State Gov. Sub

Bill to increase the Employee Suggestion Award passes House State Gov. Sub

TSEA February 8, 2018 Comments Off on Bill to increase the Employee Suggestion Award passes House State Gov. Sub

Yesterday (2/7/18) HB1788 was amended and passed by the House State Gov. Subcommittee. HB1788/SB1919 is sponsored by Rep. Martin Daniel and Sen. Steven Dickerson and is part of TSEA’s 2018 legislative agenda. This bill

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TSEA’s 5-point legislative agenda for 2018

TSEA’s 5-point legislative agenda for 2018

TSEA January 8, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA’s 5-point legislative agenda for 2018

Tomorrow (Tuesday, January 9, 2018) the 110th General Assembly reconvenes in Nashville for the 2018 legislative session. This year, TSEA is gearing up for a major grassroots campaign to help shape the debate for

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Van Buren County seeks to block Inn closure, pushes relocation of new Inn

Van Buren County seeks to block Inn closure, pushes relocation of new Inn

TSEA December 15, 2017 Comments Off on Van Buren County seeks to block Inn closure, pushes relocation of new Inn

The Van Buren County Commission and other local elected leaders during a meeting Thursday night announced they are investigating possible legal action to halt the Haslam administration’s plans to demolish and rebuild the Fall

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State Revenues for November

State Revenues for November

TSEA December 15, 2017 Comments Off on State Revenues for November

The state has announced total tax revenues for November 2017 were $957.3 million, which exceeded revenues from the same month last year (5.55 percent higher) but is $4.1 million less than this year’s budgeted

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