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TSEA congratulates new DHS commissioner Danielle Barnes

TSEA congratulates new DHS commissioner Danielle Barnes

TSEA January 23, 2017 Comments Off on TSEA congratulates new DHS commissioner Danielle Barnes

The Tennessee State Employees Association congratulates Danielle Barnes on her promotion to commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Human Services. Commissioner Barnes is a strong leader who TSEA believes will stabilize a department that has struggled in

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Outsourcing is no joking matter

Outsourcing is no joking matter

TSEA January 18, 2017 Comments Off on Outsourcing is no joking matter

Governor Haslam today held a press conference to outline the key points of his 2017 legislative agenda, specifically the Improving Manufacturing, Public Roads and Opportunities for a Vibrant Economy or IMPROVE Act. During the press

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TSEA Protests the Proposed Privatization of the Inn at Fall Creek Falls

TSEA Protests the Proposed Privatization of the Inn at Fall Creek Falls

TSEA January 5, 2017 Comments Off on TSEA Protests the Proposed Privatization of the Inn at Fall Creek Falls

Today the TSEA protested the meeting for the proposed privatization of the Inn at Fall Creek Falls. This meeting is part of the Haslam administration’s plans to spend more than $20M of our taxpayer

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Does outsourcing really save taxpayer money?

Does outsourcing really save taxpayer money?

TSEA November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Does outsourcing really save taxpayer money?

Saving taxpayer money is the main selling point behind every proposal to outsource a state service. On the contrary, when analyzed, outsourcing is often found to be more expensive than promised. For example, in

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TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates win big

TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates win big

TSEA November 9, 2016 Comments Off on TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates win big

All but one – 99 percent – of TEAM-PAC’s endorsed candidates in the 2016 general election were elected to serve in Tennessee’s 110th General Assembly. This is great news for state employees! Whether you

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RECAP: TSEA meeting about probation & parole officer issues

RECAP: TSEA meeting about probation & parole officer issues

TSEA October 21, 2016 Comments Off on RECAP: TSEA meeting about probation & parole officer issues

Earlier this week, TSEA staff met with Assistant Commissioner of Community Supervision Alisha James to discuss the many challenges facing probation and parole officers. Below is a recap of that meeting. The overall demeanor

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Open Enrollment ends Oct. 14 for TN State Employees

Open Enrollment ends Oct. 14 for TN State Employees

TSEA October 3, 2016 Comments Off on Open Enrollment ends Oct. 14 for TN State Employees

The open enrollment period for Tennessee state employees ends Friday, October 14 — for State and Higher Education employees. (Note: retirees have an additional 2 weeks through October 28.) Health Insurance premiums Health insurance premiums –

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Pay For Performance changes

Pay For Performance changes

TSEA September 23, 2016 Comments Off on Pay For Performance changes

As you may have heard or read, there has been a change in how the Pay for Performance salary adjustments are allocated for the next round of salary increases. According to the Dept. of Human Resources’ P4P guidelines, “A portion

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Labor Day message from the TSEA President

Labor Day message from the TSEA President

TSEA September 5, 2016 Comments Off on Labor Day message from the TSEA President

Every first Monday in September is Labor Day, which pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. For many, it symbolizes the end of summer, and is celebrated with parties, parades and special events.

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Retiree Luncheon – KNOXVILLE

TSEA August 23, 2016 Comments Off on Retiree Luncheon – KNOXVILLE

Sullivan’s Restaurant 7545 S. Northshore Drive Knoxville 12:00 pm Guest Speaker: TSEA Executive Director Randy Stamps Please RSVP with Lisa Moffett 423-571-0094 or Lmoffett83@gmail.com  

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