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TSEA’s Virtual Recruitment Contest is here!

TSEA’s Virtual Recruitment Contest is here!

TSEA November 12, 2020 Comments Off on TSEA’s Virtual Recruitment Contest is here!

TSEA’s first annual Virtual recruitment Blitz is here! Recruit an active State or Higher Ed Employee or join TSEA between Nov. 9, 2020 – Dec. 31, 2020 and you (and your recruit) will be

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Celebration of Life for Almous Wade Austin

Celebration of Life for Almous Wade Austin

TSEA October 15, 2020 Comments Off on Celebration of Life for Almous Wade Austin

Earlier this year we learned of the passing of former TSEA West Tennessee Vice President, Almous Austin, 85, who died on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Almous was a

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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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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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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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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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Bill limiting DCS caseloads passes House

Bill limiting DCS caseloads passes House

TSEA February 7, 2018 Comments Off on Bill limiting DCS caseloads passes House

The House during this morning’s floor session (2/7/2018), after substituting and conforming to the Senate version of the bill, unanimously passed an amended version of SB1168. This bill as amended today would require the

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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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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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TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1/19/18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1/19/18

TSEA January 22, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1/19/18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-19-18 The General Assembly reconvened on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 and got down to business assigning committee chairpersons in the Senate and appointing new legislators to committees in

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