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The Little Hatch Act reminder

The Little Hatch Act reminder

TSEA October 4, 2022 0

As we look forward to the General Election on Tuesday, November 8, it is vital that state employees remain aware of the legal limitations regarding involvement in political activities. This [&hellip

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Legislative Update Week Ending 3-4-2022

Legislative Update Week Ending 3-4-2022

TSEA March 4, 2022 0

Activity is moving fast in this year’s Legislative session as sub committee’s in the House of Representatives begin to close in the coming week. The Burden Of Proof bill, HB2172/SB2422 [&hellip

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Burden of Proof passes House and Senate

Burden of Proof passes House and Senate

TSEA February 28, 2022 0

The Burden Of Proof bill, HB2172/SB2422 passed both the TN House and Senate unanimously on Monday, February 28, 2022. This bill, which we’ve worked to advance for several years, is one of [&hellip

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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). [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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. [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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