Monday, December 22, 2014

TEA in the News: Former CMS superintendent still owes district money?

Kenny Colbert, President of TEA,  was interviewed for the WNEM (a CBS-affiliated station in Michigan) feature, "Former CMS superintendent still owes district money?":

Kenny Colbert is the President of The Employers Association. He says some companies have rules when it comes to employees using a credit card. Some say never use it for personal expenses and others have limitations. 
"You can put expenses on the company credit card with permission," Colbert said. " And then the company has to be reimbursed by the time the credit card bill comes due." 
Morrison repaid the district a year after he made a purchase. 
"Anytime you look at a government official, school official or anything," Colbert said. "They are probably held to a higher degree of accountability because of their position."

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Coffee with Kenny: 2015 Forecast

Coffee with Kenny is an ongoing video series from TEA President, Kenny Colbert. He discusses news, trends, legislative updates or just his thoughts on current events and their impact on the human resources profession. Please visit our YouTube channel to view previous videos.

2015 promises to be an exciting year for the human resources profession.  Join The Employers Association's President, Kenny Colbert, for his tips on what to look out for in the year to come.
Think about it. 

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Friday, November 14, 2014

TEA in the News: CMS to Accept Resignation from Heath Morrison onThursday

Kenny Colbert, President of TEA,  was recently interviewed for Time Warner Cable News feature, "CMS to Accept Resignation From Heath Morrison on Thursday":
It's a big public relations nightmare for CMS," said Kenny Colbert, who works at The Employers Association.
Colbert consults businesses on human resources issues and he says it appears CMS may have a big HR problem with Morrison.
"So if it is related to his communication abilities, to his management style, I'm sure there were multiple complaints," said Colbert. 
The investigation into Morrison's resignation is closed to the public, and district leaders won't comment just yet. 
"We are are not in a position to answer questions," said Ann Clark, interim Superintendent for CMS on Wednesday. 
Colbert says keeping everything confidential is normal when dealing with a major transition of leadership, but he says since Morrison is the leader of not only thousands of employees but also the education of children, his private details may need to come out soon.