State Employees Invited to Government Night with Travs
Join the Arkansas Travelers on Monday, April 14th at 7:10 pm for Government Employee Night at Dickey-Stephens Park. Show your government employee badge or pay stub at the Travs ticket office and catch the game for as low as $1! Reserve level tickets are also available for $4! Game time is subject to change. Tickets must be purchased in person. Maximum of 4 tickets per transaction.
Merit bonuses approved for FY 2014
The Department of Finance and Administration released a memo Friday, March 28 that read employee performance merit bonuses will be awarded for fiscal year 2014. Bonuses are possible because merit bonuses are one-time payments to employees and will not affect base salaries or the state's budget for FY2015. Bonuses will be in paychecks received by state employees on June 27, 2014.
DF&A reports funding unavailable for COLA due to tax cut
Before communicating with our members we wanted to ensure that we had the correct information to share. According to DF&A, because of the tax cut passed during the fiscal session, as of today, the funding for the COLA is unavailable. We were told, however; that if the economy picks up and the revenue is available, the COLA can be reinstated. -more-
Participate in ASEA's Membership Drive
Recruit a friend and win big! $100 Visa Card! Two ways to win!
Membership Drive Rules:
- Two drawings: one for state payroll officers and one for ASEA members
- For every person you sign up, your name is entered into the drawing
- Referring member name and "CASH" should be written on the yellow card
- Online applications should enter referring member name or payroll officer name and "CASH" into the "recruited by" box
- Membership drive ends May 1, 2014
Save the Date! ASEA Annual Convention Dates and Location
ASEA Annual Convention - August 15-16, 2014
Embassy Suites in Little Rock
11301 Financial Centre Pkwy
Little Rock, AR 72211
Each year the convention brings together state employees from around the state who are committed to serving the citizens of Arkansas. The highlight of the convention is the Outstanding State Employee Banquet. Each year ASEA spotlights state employees who are nominated by their colleagues as individuals who demonstrate professionalism and integrity while serving the State of Arkansas.