Employee Benefits »

DOHR launches Voluntary Separation Program

DOHR launches Voluntary Separation Program

TSEA July 20, 2021 0

On Monday, July 19, 2021, the TN Department of Human Resources began to notify employees of their eligibility to participate in the Voluntary Separation Program (also known as the buy-out). Eligible employees whose application

Read More »
DCS Announces Case Manager Series Salary Increases

DCS Announces Case Manager Series Salary Increases

TSEA June 25, 2021 0

Tennessee Department of Children’s Services Commissioner Jennifer Nichols announced today in an email to state employees details about Case Manager series salary increases. Her announcement is below. We are excited to announce that DCS’

Read More »
TDOC launches bonus structure for correctional security series employees

TDOC launches bonus structure for correctional security series employees

TSEA April 21, 2021 0

The Tennessee Department of Correction Tuesday announced a new bonus structure for employees in its correctional security series. According to the Tuesday communication to employees, as of April 21, 2021, TDOC Security Series employees

Read More »
Is 2021 the year you plan to retire?

Is 2021 the year you plan to retire?

TSEA March 11, 2021 0

It is the beginning of a new year, and some TSEA members will be or are considering retiring in 2021. Most state employees, including higher education employees, know the basics about what is required

Read More »
Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

TSEA February 10, 2021 Comments Off on Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

Governor Lee during his Feb. 8, 2021 State of the State address recommended a 4-percent raise for State Employees. “I said at the start how proud I am of my staff and cabinet, and

Read More »
Gov. Lee proposes 4 percent raise for state employees

Gov. Lee proposes 4 percent raise for state employees

TSEA February 8, 2021 Comments Off on Gov. Lee proposes 4 percent raise for state employees

Governor Lee during his Feb. 8, 2021 State of the State address recommended a 4-percent raise for State Employees. “I said at the start how proud I am of my staff and cabinet, and

Read More »
TSEA urges Gov. Lee to prioritize state employees

TSEA urges Gov. Lee to prioritize state employees

TSEA February 4, 2021 Comments Off on TSEA urges Gov. Lee to prioritize state employees

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Employees Association urges Gov. Bill Lee to include funding for State and Higher Education salary and market adjustments in his proposed FY21/22 state budget. “Our state employees continue to

Read More »
University of Memphis to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour

University of Memphis to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour

TSEA January 22, 2021 Comments Off on University of Memphis to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour

The University of Memphis announced this week to faculty and staff that beginning in June 2021, the University will raise the minimum wage for employees to $15 per hour.  “President Rudd and his staff

Read More »
TSEA urges Governor Lee and Legislature to prioritize state employee pay

TSEA urges Governor Lee and Legislature to prioritize state employee pay

TSEA January 20, 2021 Comments Off on TSEA urges Governor Lee and Legislature to prioritize state employee pay

This week, the Tennessee General Assembly convened for a special legislative session on education to address urgent issues facing Tennessee students and schools in the 2021-22 school year, including learning loss, funding, accountability, literacy,

Read More »
The importance of saving sick leave

The importance of saving sick leave

TSEA December 9, 2020 Comments Off on The importance of saving sick leave

The New Year is a time for self-reflection and setting priorities to improve oneself for the future. One of those areas of improvement should include vowing to save your sick leave and to build

Read More »