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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming June 2021

Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming June 2021

TSEA December 4, 2020 Comments Off on Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming June 2021

(UPDATE: An early version of this article stated there would not be a deduction in June 2021; however, while the premium holiday is for June 2021, the deduction will not appear on your May

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Coping with pandemic anxiety

Coping with pandemic anxiety

TSEA December 2, 2020 Comments Off on Coping with pandemic anxiety

By Gayle Robb TSEA Comp & Benefits Assistant gayle.robb@tseaonline.org  This is a stressful and difficult time for state employees and the State of Tennessee as a whole. COVID-19 has brought many changes to how

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TSEA’s Virtual Recruitment Contest is here!

TSEA’s Virtual Recruitment Contest is here!

TSEA November 12, 2020 Comments Off on TSEA’s Virtual Recruitment Contest is here!

TSEA’s first annual Virtual recruitment Blitz is here! Recruit an active State or Higher Ed Employee or join TSEA between Nov. 9, 2020 – Dec. 31, 2020 and you (and your recruit) will be

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House passes 401k match, bill moves to Senate

House passes 401k match, bill moves to Senate

TSEA June 4, 2020 Comments Off on House passes 401k match, bill moves to Senate

Yesterday, under the guidance of our dedicated bill sponsor Chairman Gary Hicks and bill co-sponsor Leader William Lamberth, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed HB2045, our 401(k) bill. This bill, if it were to

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