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Important TSEA Member Information

Important TSEA Member Information

TSEA May 18, 2017 Comments Off on Important TSEA Member Information

R.A. Delegate Registration Deadline Thursday, May 25 TSEA’s 2017 Representative Assembly is less than a month away! Chapter members should be making plans to attend the 43rd Annual RA, scheduled for June 15-17, 2017 at

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No Bids Received For Fall Creek Falls Outsourcing Proposal

No Bids Received For Fall Creek Falls Outsourcing Proposal

TSEA May 11, 2017 Comments Off on No Bids Received For Fall Creek Falls Outsourcing Proposal

The Times Free Press reported today that Gov. Haslam’s proposal to outsource at Fall Creek Falls state park received no bids.  This means state employees will continue to operate the facility!  This is a

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Budget passes including Pay-For-Performance raises for state employees

Budget passes including Pay-For-Performance raises for state employees

TSEA May 10, 2017 Comments Off on Budget passes including Pay-For-Performance raises for state employees

The legislature this week passed the 2017-2018 state budget which includes funding for pay-for-performance raises of three percent for those with evaluation scores of valued, advanced, or outstanding. Employee evaluations should be completed on

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TGA members signing joint chamber letter to halt outsourcing

TGA members signing joint chamber letter to halt outsourcing

TSEA April 19, 2017 Comments Off on TGA members signing joint chamber letter to halt outsourcing

Sen. Steven Dickerson and Rep. Bob Ramsey are working together to gather signatures of General Assembly members on a joint chamber letter urging the Office of Customer Focused Government to place a moratorium on

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Officer safety in question at TDOC

Officer safety in question at TDOC

TSEA April 10, 2017 Comments Off on Officer safety in question at TDOC

The recent series of events affecting the lives of officers working within the Tennessee Department of Correction has TSEA very concerned about officer safety within the department. According to a news release from the Tennessee Department

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Haslam administration chooses JLL for state-wide outsourcing contract

Haslam administration chooses JLL for state-wide outsourcing contract

TSEA March 29, 2017 Comments Off on Haslam administration chooses JLL for state-wide outsourcing contract

Yesterday, the Haslam administration announced JLL as the winning bidder for their controversial state-wide facilities management outsourcing contract. The Haslam administration’s continued push to outsource state jobs is disappointing to TSEA.  TSEA is also extremely concerned about the

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Lobby Day 2017 Recap

Lobby Day 2017 Recap

TSEA March 17, 2017 Comments Off on Lobby Day 2017 Recap

This year’s Lobby Day was a very busy day for TSEA. Several of our bills were heard in legislative committees, a few budget hearings took place, we presented on the TEAM-ACT, and, as mentioned, it was

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Fall Creek Falls outsourcing plan postponed

Fall Creek Falls outsourcing plan postponed

TSEA March 1, 2017 Comments Off on Fall Creek Falls outsourcing plan postponed

The Department of Environment and Conservation has postponed plans to outsource at Fall Creek Falls state park according to an amendment published today on the Department of General Services website. “As of now, TDEC has delayed their plan to

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TSEA calls for economic impact statement on outsourcing

TSEA calls for economic impact statement on outsourcing

TSEA February 22, 2017 Comments Off on TSEA calls for economic impact statement on outsourcing

NASHVILLE – During a presentation Tuesday before the Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee, the Tennessee State Employees Association called for an economic impact statement for outsourcing plans at Tennessee’s state parks, higher

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Raises and market adjustments included in proposed budget

Raises and market adjustments included in proposed budget

TSEA January 31, 2017 Comments Off on Raises and market adjustments included in proposed budget

Governor Haslam yesterday released his Fiscal Year 2017-2018 budget proposal which according to a news release from the governor’s office includes, “$77 million* for state employee pay increases and market rate adjustments targeting high-turnover

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