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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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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 passes Contract Accountability bill

House Finance passes Contract Accountability bill

TSEA February 21, 2018 Comments Off on House Finance passes Contract Accountability bill

The House Finance Committee this week (2/20/18) passed an amended version of HB944, the Contract Accountability and Responsible Employment (CARE) Act, on to the Calendar and Rules Committee Last week, the Senate passed the companion

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Senate passes Contract Accountability bill with unanimous vote

Senate passes Contract Accountability bill with unanimous vote

TSEA February 15, 2018 Comments Off on Senate passes Contract Accountability bill with unanimous vote

Today, (2/15/18), the Senate passed an amended version of SB1047, the Contract Accountability and Responsible Employment (CARE) Act. We appreciate all the hard work Sen. Janice Bowling, Rep. Tilman Goins, Sen. Richard Briggs, Rep. Bob

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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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TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-26-18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-26-18

TSEA January 26, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-26-18

Just shy of three weeks into the legislative session, activity is still relatively quiet concerning issues by the administration or others which affect active and retired state employees. TSEA has hit the ground running

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Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

TSEA January 24, 2018 Comments Off on Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

UPDATE: HB944 was rolled one week, It is now scheduled to be heard on Jan. 31.  — After a year of debate and discussion, including two summer study sessions, our contract accountability bill HB944/SB1047

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Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

TSEA January 16, 2018 Comments Off on Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

NASHVILLE – The House State Government Subcommittee is scheduled this week to hear legislation intended to improve oversight, legislative involvement, and transparency over the state’s outsourcing process. HB944, introduced last year and studied extensively

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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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