As the House and Senate calendars begin to grow each week, there is one particular bill that we'll be following closely on Tuesday.
HB 273/SB 461
would enact the "Save Tennessee Call Center Jobs Act of 2019." This bill would require companies with 50 or more call center employees to notify the commissioner of labor and workforce development when 30% of the work is being done out of the country. It would also claw back tax breaks and incentives that a company receives from the state. The main goal is to stop companies from sending jobs overseas and keeping jobs in Tennessee.
This piece of legislation is one of our top good bills this year and has been introduced by CWA. On February 19th, the bill will be heard in the House Employee Affairs Subcommittee at 3 p.m. A list of legislators on the committee can be accessed by
We encourage you to contact these representatives and ask them to support HB 273 when it is heard on Tuesday afternoon.