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TSEA Exclusive: Q&A with DOHR Commissioner Rebecca Hunter

TSEA Exclusive: Q&A with DOHR Commissioner Rebecca Hunter

TSEA May 12, 2016 0

On efforts to increase employee pay, the recent comptroller’s audit of DOHR, and her passion for service. by Chris Dauphin, TSEA Communications Director and Gayle Robb, TSEA Comp & Benefits Manager Tennessee Department of

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Market adjustments will become effective July 1

Market adjustments will become effective July 1

TSEA April 20, 2016 0

The Department of Human Resources just confirmed to TSEA that market adjustments approved last week as part of the 2016/2017 budget will become effective July 1, 2016. DOHR, in a recent communication to employees,

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Details on Pay for Performance Raises

Details on Pay for Performance Raises

TSEA December 15, 2015 0

Today the Department of Human Resources announced pay for performance salary percentage increases for employees rated Valued (2.5 percent), Advanced (3 percent), or Outstanding (4 percent). These increases are set to become effective January

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No raise if under one year of service on Sep 30

No raise if under one year of service on Sep 30

TSEA October 30, 2015 0

This past Friday, TSEA learned from a DOHR communication that not all state employees will receive the upcoming January pay for performance raises. The October notification specifically stated, “To be eligible for pay increases,

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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 0

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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Bill that would eliminate Longevity Pay rolled two weeks

Bill that would eliminate Longevity Pay rolled two weeks

TSEA March 4, 2015 0

The House State Government Subcommittee today was scheduled to discuss HB647, the bill that would eliminate Longevity Pay for the majority of state employees, however that discussion was postponed. Rep. Bill Sanderson, Chairman of the

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TSEA argues against eliminating longevity pay

TSEA argues against eliminating longevity pay

TSEA March 3, 2015 0

TSEA Executive Director John Summers Tuesday made a presentation during a public hearing before the full House State Government Committee to outline our concerns and opposition with HB647, the bill that would eliminate Longevity Pay for

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TSEA Board votes to oppose legislation eliminating longevity and reducing health benefits

TSEA Board votes to oppose legislation eliminating longevity and reducing health benefits

TSEA March 2, 2015 0

The TSEA Board of Directors on Saturday voted to oppose legislation that would eliminate longevity pay for all executive branch state employees and make significant reductions to the state health insurance plan. TSEA invited

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Gov. Haslam’s State of the State

Gov. Haslam’s State of the State

TSEA February 9, 2015 0

TSEA has major concerns with Governor Haslam’s budget proposals announced during his State of the State address, but we are reserving comment until we have had ample opportunity to fully analyze the impact those proposals

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Congratulations Tennessee, we’re # 1!

Congratulations Tennessee, we’re # 1!

TSEA August 27, 2014 0

Last week, WJHL in Johnson City broke the news that Lt.Governor Ron Ramsey’s chief of staff is the highest paid state employee  at his particular position in the entire country! TSEA congratulates Lance Frizzell for

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