FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES

TSEU Organizer Contact: MYKO GEDUTIS

We are TSEU members who work in the Department of Family Protective Services. We work in CPS, APS, and CCL. We are building a strong union in our agency to fight for:  better pay and benefits to attract and retain dedicated, experienced staff;  lower caseloads; stopping privatization.
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FPS Caucus takes caseload, pay raise fight to the capitol [FEBRUARY 13]

Union members from across the state gathered in Austin to meet with Legislators and their staff at the Capitol. The 15 union members broke into teams and met with state Representatives and Senators to ask for their support for our legislative goals. During our meetings, members discussed the high caseloads in FPS and. . .
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FPS CAUCUS NEWS BRIEF [JANUARY 2013]:

Caseloads Bill Introduced - State Representative Armando Walle (D-Houston) has introduced HB 304. Rep. Walle introduced the bill again this year after meeting with TSEU members to discuss caseloads and other developments in our agency. The bill seeks to lower caseloads to the following levels: APS- 22; CCL- 64 facilities; CPS FAD-20; CPS Conservatorship-20; CPS FBSS-10; CPS Investigations-15; and SWI- hold time under 5 minutes. TSEU members will be actively supporting this bill during the Legislative session.
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RECENT FPS CAUCUS ARTICLES/NEWS

JANUARY 2013 – Contract for “Foster Care Redesign” announced in Regions 2/9

DECEMBER 2012 – Caseloads crisis gaining media attention; will legislators act?