Good news retired state employees; a retiree bonus bill was introduced this week! SB 215, sponsored by Senator Gerald Dial, grants a $400 lump-sum bonus to be paid June 2018. This is a great first step in addressing the pay crisis faced by our retired state employees. New this week is SB 217, sponsored by Senator Clyde Chambliss, and the … Read More
If you have not already done so, the Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund Committee Chairman Trip Pittman and indiviudal committee members need to hear from you on why a COLA is so important. Ask them to support a COLA and explain to them how this pay raise would benefit you and your family. ASEA is advocating for you in … Read More
What an exciting week this was and thankfully it had to do with the weather and not the Legislature. Although the impact of the weather varied across the state, Governor Ivey made the right decision to close government offices Wednesday and delay the start of work on Thursday. Thank you Governor Ivey for keeping your state employees safe and off … Read More
The 2018 Legislative Session kicked off Tuesday and, unlike in years past, it started with positive news. During Governor Ivey’s State of the State address, she announced pay raises for state employees and included in her proposed budget is a 3% COLA for state employees. Since the end of the last legislative session ASEA has worked tirelessly to remind our … Read More
As the 2018 Special Session begins, it is important that you stay informed. Stay tuned for ASEA Legislative Update emails that keeps you up to date on issues affecting state employees. If you are not receiving these emails, please contact us so we can add you to the list!
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