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Annual Enrollment October 2018

Annual Enrollment October 2018

TSEA September 28, 2018 Comments Off on Annual Enrollment October 2018

The Annual Enrollment period, the time you can make changes to your benefits, began Monday, October 1! October 1-12: State and Higher Education (ends at 4:30 p.m. Central time) October 1-26: Retirees, Local Ed.

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Have you joined the Sick Leave Bank?

Have you joined the Sick Leave Bank?

TSEA August 7, 2018 Comments Off on Have you joined the Sick Leave Bank?

If you are not already a member of the Sick Leave Bank, now is the time to do yourself a huge favor and join! Enrollment has begun and will last through the end of October 2018.

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State Law Provides State Employees Time Off to Vote

State Law Provides State Employees Time Off to Vote

TSEA July 31, 2018 Comments Off on State Law Provides State Employees Time Off to Vote

As a reminder, State law provides that all state employees must be allowed time off from work to vote:  “any person entitled to vote in an election held in this state may be absent

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We need help phone banking for TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates

We need help phone banking for TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates

TSEA July 26, 2018 Comments Off on We need help phone banking for TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates

We need your help phone banking for TEAM-PAC endorsed candidates until the Aug. 2nd primary election. Phone banking is a great way for us to reach voters. Each phone call is a personal contact for our TEAM-PAC endorsed

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Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

TSEA May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

Yesterday (5-3-18) Governor Haslam signed into law legislation which allows state and higher education employees to use their sick leave and annual leave for maternity or paternity leave for a period not to exceed

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Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

TSEA May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

Governor Haslam has vetoed legislation which would have provided state employees coverage under the state group insurance plan for physician prescribed hypofractionated proton therapy for cancer treatment as an alternative to radiation treatment. SB367/HB523

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Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming this November

Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming this November

TSEA April 27, 2018 Comments Off on Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming this November

We are happy to announce that today (4/27/2018) the State Group Insurance Committee voted to give all state employees, higher education employees and pre-65 retirees a health insurance premium holiday for November 2018. This

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Pay For Performance Raises included in state budget

Pay For Performance Raises included in state budget

TSEA April 24, 2018 Comments Off on Pay For Performance Raises included in state budget

TSEA has verified that the 2018-2019 state budget, passed last week by the House and Senate, includes funding for pay-for-performance raises of 2.5 percent for state employees with evaluation scores of valued, advanced, or

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Bill to increase the Employee Suggestion Award passes House State Gov. Sub

Bill to increase the Employee Suggestion Award passes House State Gov. Sub

TSEA February 8, 2018 Comments Off on Bill to increase the Employee Suggestion Award passes House State Gov. Sub

Yesterday (2/7/18) HB1788 was amended and passed by the House State Gov. Subcommittee. HB1788/SB1919 is sponsored by Rep. Martin Daniel and Sen. Steven Dickerson and is part of TSEA’s 2018 legislative agenda. This bill

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State Insurance Committee Election results

State Insurance Committee Election results

TSEA November 9, 2017 Comments Off on State Insurance Committee Election results

This morning, TSEA received the results of the election for the vacant seat on the state insurance committee. We’d like to congratulate the winner: Michelle Consiglio-Young, with the Tennessee Supreme Court, Administrative Office of

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