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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

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UTHSC abruptly announces layoffs for 70 employees

UTHSC abruptly announces layoffs for 70 employees

TSEA March 12, 2021 0

TSEA has recently learned the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is laying off 70 employees effective today, Friday, March 12. UTHSC notified affected employees this morning that they would be placed on administrative

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Legislative Update Week Ending 3-12-2021

Legislative Update Week Ending 3-12-2021

TSEA March 12, 2021 0

This week saw movement on some important legislation for state employees. The big news was the Senate State & Local Government Committee’s passing of SB0361, the Burden of Proof bill. This is a critical

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Burden of Proof Bill Passes important Senate committee

Burden of Proof Bill Passes important Senate committee

TSEA March 9, 2021 0

Today, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, SB0361, the Burden of Proof bill, passed the Senate State & Local Government Committee, a crucial first hurdle. The vote was unanimous, 9-0. We appreciate Senate Bill Sponsor Sen. Joey

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Legislative Update: 2-21-2020

Legislative Update: 2-21-2020

TSEA February 21, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 2-21-2020

The most significant news from the week was Governor Bill Lee’s announcement on Wednesday to work toward paid family leave for state employees through the legislative process instead of an executive order.  “After consultation

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Inclement Weather Policy reminder

Inclement Weather Policy reminder

TSEA January 23, 2020 Comments Off on Inclement Weather Policy reminder

It is that time of year when winter weather may have us waking up and debating on whether it is safe to drive to work. Inclement weather does not usually warrant the closing of

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University of Memphis to increase minimum wage to $13 per hour

University of Memphis to increase minimum wage to $13 per hour

TSEA January 13, 2020 Comments Off on University of Memphis to increase minimum wage to $13 per hour

The University of Memphis President David Rudd today announced in an email to all faculty and staff their plans to increase the minimum wage for all their regular hourly wage employees to $13.00 per

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TSEA Lawyer Referral Service Adds Memphis Lawyer to Panel

TSEA Lawyer Referral Service Adds Memphis Lawyer to Panel

TSEA February 5, 2019 Comments Off on TSEA Lawyer Referral Service Adds Memphis Lawyer to Panel

The TSEA Lawyer Referral Service is pleased to announce the addition of a lawyer with offices in Memphis to its panel of attorneys who have been accepted to provide legal consultation. As a reminder,

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Dept. of Human Resources Offers Mediation to Resolve Workplace Problems

Dept. of Human Resources Offers Mediation to Resolve Workplace Problems

TSEA February 5, 2019 Comments Off on Dept. of Human Resources Offers Mediation to Resolve Workplace Problems

The Department of Human Resources operates a mediation program to assist state employees with resolving certain workplace issues involving supervisors, subordinates or co-workers. DOHR describes mediation as “an opportunity to create a more positive

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TSEA Lobby Day 2019

TSEA Lobby Day 2019

TSEA January 16, 2019 Comments Off on TSEA Lobby Day 2019

TSEA’s 2019 Lobby Day will be held on Tuesday, March 26 in Nashville. TSEA members will meet in the State House Chamber, Cordell Hull Building and other locations for Lobby Day. This is your chance

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