TSEU Organizer contact: RON DAY

January 2015: STOP HB 607 – A bill that would close SSLC’s


We are TSEU members working at DSHS State Hospitals and DADS State Supported Living Centers. We’re building a strong union in our facilities to fight for: better pay and benefits to attract and retain quality staff; increased staffing levels; stopping privatization and closures; a fair grievance procedure with an appeal step outside the agency.
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Recent SSLC-SH caucus articles/news

20140928 AusSSLC rally_newFEBRUARY 2015 – TSEU leads the fight to save Austin SSLC

After the Sunset Committee proposed closing Austin SSLC, along with five other unnamed state supported living centers by 2017, TSEU went into action with a postcard campaign.  We launched the campaign at our Save Austin SSLC picnic which was planned by  activist Stacy Offord.  Since then, hundreds of postcards have been sent to area legislators . . .   READ MORE

packing-Label-_-Terrell_temp_colorJANUARY 2015 – Texas Lawmaker Asks for Audit of Second Health Contract (Terrell UPDATE)

Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville, wants the Texas auditor to review how a private firm was selected to operate. . .  READ MORE

OCTOBER 2014 – TSEU NewsBulletin
DSHS announces plans to put state hospital into the hands of private prison company with a history of abuse and mismanagement

OCTOBER 2014 - Corpus Christi Caller Times (link may no longer be active)
Families uncertain about living center’s future

BUTTONS_NoClosures_colorJULY 2014 - TSEU NewsBulletin
SSLC targeted for closures – report recommends closing six facilities