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Finding help in a time of crisis

Finding help in a time of crisis

TSEA April 1, 2020 Comments Off on Finding help in a time of crisis

By Keisha PittmanTSEA Comp and Benefits Manager This is a stressful and difficult time for state employees and the State of Tennessee as a whole. Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 and social distancing can

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Gov. Lee’s amended Budget Update: 3-18-2020

Gov. Lee’s amended Budget Update: 3-18-2020

TSEA March 18, 2020 Comments Off on Gov. Lee’s amended Budget Update: 3-18-2020

Adjustments are being made to the budget. As of right now, TCRS and Health Insurance are funded. The Pay for Performance adjustments (for Jan. 2021) were reduced from 2.5 to 1.5 percent. The situation is

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Join ParTNers for Health: #4Mind4Body Lunch and Learn Sessions

Join ParTNers for Health: #4Mind4Body Lunch and Learn Sessions

TSEA March 5, 2020 Comments Off on Join ParTNers for Health: #4Mind4Body Lunch and Learn Sessions

ParTNers for Health has joined Optum, our behavioral health/EAP vendor, and ActiveHealth, our wellness program vendor, to host a series of lunch and learn sessions on a variety of topics, ranging from changing eating

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Health Insurance Premium Holiday Coming This May

Health Insurance Premium Holiday Coming This May

TSEA January 28, 2020 Comments Off on Health Insurance Premium Holiday Coming This May

The State Group Insurance Committee recently voted to give all active state and higher education employees an insurance premium holiday this May. An insurance premium holiday means that active state and higher education employees

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Gov. Lee announces 12-weeks paid family  leave for state employees

Gov. Lee announces 12-weeks paid family leave for state employees

TSEA January 7, 2020 Comments Off on Gov. Lee announces 12-weeks paid family leave for state employees

Gov. Bill Lee today signed an executive order to provide 12 weeks of paid family leave for State Employees.  According to the Tennessean’s coverage of today’s announcement, Tennessee will be the only state providing 12 weeks

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BREAKING: 2020 Pay for Performance rewards announced

BREAKING: 2020 Pay for Performance rewards announced

TSEA December 16, 2019 Comments Off on BREAKING: 2020 Pay for Performance rewards announced

Today the state announced state employee Pay-for-Performance “rewards” for the 2018-2019 performance cycle. Employees with performance ratings of valued, advanced, or outstanding will receive a 3 percent increase in their base salary. Additionally, state

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2020 Annual Enrollment Dates

2020 Annual Enrollment Dates

TSEA August 2, 2019 Comments Off on 2020 Annual Enrollment Dates

It is not too early for state and higher education employees to begin thinking about any changes they need or want to make during the annual enrollment transfer period (AETP). The changes will be

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Sick Leave Bank Enrollment

Sick Leave Bank Enrollment

TSEA August 2, 2019 Comments Off on Sick Leave Bank Enrollment

Sick Leave Bank Annual enrollment is held each year from Aug. 1 to Oct. 31. To enroll in the Sick Leave Bank, visit: https://slbenroll.dohr.tn.gov/ For complete information about SLB benefits, visit: https://www.tn.gov/hr/employees1/sick-leave-bank.html All state

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Market Rate Adjustments Announced

Market Rate Adjustments Announced

TSEA July 3, 2019 Comments Off on Market Rate Adjustments Announced

According to a recent communication from the Department of Human Resources, all job classification salary ranges in the Executive Branch were increased by 5% effective July 1, 2019. Any employee compensated below their new

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2019 Cost of Living Adjustment for all Eligible Retirees

2019 Cost of Living Adjustment for all Eligible Retirees

TSEA June 24, 2019 Comments Off on 2019 Cost of Living Adjustment for all Eligible Retirees

The cost of living adjustment (COLA) for retirees effective July 1, 2019 will be 1.9%. Any retired state employee who has been retired for at least 12 full months on July 1 of each

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