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Latest News

ERS Board Selects Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas as HealthSelect Administrator

Posted on 12/3/2016
The ERS board has selected Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas as the third-party administrator of the HealthSelect of Texas plan (including Consumer Directed HealthSelect) beginning Sept. 1, 2017.

Emergency Request for CPS Pay Raises Approved

Posted on 12/1/2016
TPEA applauds an agreement reached Dec. 1 to provide $12,000 pay raises to about 6,000 front-line caseworkers and percentage salary increases to an additional 1,110 managers and special investigators at Child Protective Services.

TPEA Press Release on CPS Backlog and Employee Turnover

Posted on 10/26/2016
Proposals to add positions at CPS don’t address the root cause of extreme case backlogs: excessive employee turnover. TPEA urges the Senate Finance Committee to focus on the 26 percent turnover rate among CPS specialists when it meets Wednesday.

Fast Facts About TPEA
  • 15,000 active and retired state employee members across Texas
  • Founded by state employees in 1946
  • Nonunion and nonpartisan, with no national affiliation
  • $7.50 monthly dues for active state employee membership
  • $2.50 monthly dues for retired state employee membership