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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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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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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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Update on Privatization at Mountain View Youth Development Center

Update on Privatization at Mountain View Youth Development Center

TSEA May 18, 2017 Comments Off on Update on Privatization at Mountain View Youth Development Center

In early April, the Department of Children’s Services signed a contract with out-of-state private security provider G4S to privatize Mountain View Youth Development Center. However, there is a serious problem with the property’s deed

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TSEA attends RIF meeting at GVDC

TSEA attends RIF meeting at GVDC

TSEA May 18, 2017 Comments Off on TSEA attends RIF meeting at GVDC

The Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities held Reduction in Force meetings for the final closure of Greene Valley Developmental Center on April 19 and 20, 2017. Two TSEA staff members, Jo Ann Davis-Davis

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Governor gives his State of the State address; 1% raise proposed for state employees

Governor gives his State of the State address; 1% raise proposed for state employees

TSEA February 5, 2014 0

TSEA was in attendance Monday as Governor Haslam gave his fourth annual State of the State address to Tennesseans. Under the theme, “Tennessee – America at Its Best”, most of the speech focused on

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Legislative Update – February 3, 2014

Legislative Update – February 3, 2014

TSEA February 4, 2014 0

TSEA has a number of bills before the legislature this year, and two very important bills regarding the reductions in force (RIF) process will be heard this week in committee. HB 1748: The House

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Court ruling announced, state to move ahead with layoffs

Court ruling announced, state to move ahead with layoffs

TSEA June 24, 2013 0

Earlier this morning, during a session of the Second Circuit Court, Davidson County Circuit Court Judge Amanda McClendon announced her decision to deny a preliminary injunction, sought by TSEA, that would have prevented the

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URGENT! Layoffs barred until Monday, June 24th

URGENT! Layoffs barred until Monday, June 24th

TSEA June 18, 2013 0

If you are affected by the recent reductions-in-force (RIF), and your lay-off date is this week, you need to be aware that Davidson County Circuit Court Judge Amanda McClendon – by way of a

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Update on TSEA Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

Update on TSEA Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

TSEA June 17, 2013 0

Today, at a 9 AM hearing before Davidson County Circuit Judge Amanda McClendon, lawyers for TSEA and Governor Haslam and the several departments recently sued by TSEA argued their respective cases regarding TSEA’s allegation

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