Wednesday, February 25, 2015

TEA In The News: Charlotte FD Deputy Chief on Administrative Leave

Kenny Colbert, President of TEA,  was interviewed for the Time Warner Cable feature, "Charlotte FD Deputy Chief on Administrative Leave":

Kenny Colbert with The Employers Association says you need to think before posting because once it's out there you can't take it back.

"The message is employees need to use better judgment and better common sense when it comes to making any type of social media posting," said Colbert.




Read more: http://www.twcnews.com/nc/charlotte/news/2015/02/24/charlotte-fd-deputy-chief-on-administrative-leave.html

Monday, January 26, 2015

Coffee with Kenny: Beware of Telephone Scams



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.


An alarming number of telephone scams designed to trick individuals into revealing sensitive information are circulating. TEA President, Kenny Colbert, shares his first-hand experience with these scams and what to watch out for in this edition of Coffee with Kenny.Think about it. 

For a transcript of the above video, click here.

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Monday, January 12, 2015

TEA in the News: How income tax changes affect you


Cathy Graham, TEA Director of Benefit Services,  was interviewed for the WSOC-TV  feature, "How income tax changes affect you":
"A lot of employees will not see that (health insurance increase) in their paycheck until the first pay period in January, and that can cause some sticker shock." 
To view the video, please visit: http://www.wsoctv.com/videos/news/how-income-tax-changes-affect-you/vC8TFc/