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Gov. Lee issues statewide order closing non-essential businesses

Gov. Lee issues statewide order closing non-essential businesses

TSEA March 30, 2020 Comments Off on Gov. Lee issues statewide order closing non-essential businesses

Gov. Lee during his Monday press briefing on COVID-19 announced Executive Order 22, a two-week statewide order to close all non-essential businesses and urge Tennesseans to “stay at home when at all possible.” “This

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Gov. Lee’s amended Budget Update: 3-18-2020

Gov. Lee’s amended Budget Update: 3-18-2020

TSEA March 18, 2020 Comments Off on Gov. Lee’s amended Budget Update: 3-18-2020

Adjustments are being made to the budget. As of right now, TCRS and Health Insurance are funded. The Pay for Performance adjustments (for Jan. 2021) were reduced from 2.5 to 1.5 percent. The situation is

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Gov. Bill Lee issues guidance for state employees

Gov. Bill Lee issues guidance for state employees

TSEA March 13, 2020 Comments Off on Gov. Bill Lee issues guidance for state employees

Staff Report Gov. Bill Lee issued a statement today advising certified state employees to work from home effective immediately until March 31, 2020, as more confirmed cases of COVID-19 surface in Tennessee. “COVID-19 is

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Legislative Update: 3-13-2020

Legislative Update: 3-13-2020

TSEA March 13, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 3-13-2020

Update on TSEA OfficePower was restored Monday 3/9 to the TSEA office, but we continue to be without phones due to damage sustained during last week’s tornado in Downtown Nashville. In the meantime, calls

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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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Gov. Lee’s State of the State Address and Proposed Budget

Gov. Lee’s State of the State Address and Proposed Budget

TSEA February 4, 2020 Comments Off on Gov. Lee’s State of the State Address and Proposed Budget

On Monday, Feb 3, 2020, Gov. Bill Lee gave his second state of the state address outlining the priorities of his proposed state budget. For the second year in a row, Gov. Lee showed

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Gov. Lee announces 12-weeks paid family  leave for state employees

Gov. Lee announces 12-weeks paid family leave for state employees

TSEA January 7, 2020 Comments Off on Gov. Lee announces 12-weeks paid family leave for state employees

Gov. Bill Lee today signed an executive order to provide 12 weeks of paid family leave for State Employees.  According to the Tennessean’s coverage of today’s announcement, Tennessee will be the only state providing 12 weeks

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Legislative Update – Lobby Day ’19

Legislative Update – Lobby Day ’19

TSEA March 29, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update – Lobby Day ’19

“I am going to do everything I can in leadership to make certain that you know how much you are appreciated for what you do and can live in a culture of work that

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Pay For Performance Rewards Announced

Pay For Performance Rewards Announced

TSEA December 13, 2018 Comments Off on Pay For Performance Rewards Announced

Yesterday, the state announced state employee Pay-for-Performance “rewards” for the 2017-2018 performance cycle. Employees with performance ratings of valued, advanced, or outstanding will receive a 3.5 percentage increase in their base salary. Additionally, state

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Statement on Tennessee Gubernatorial Election results

Statement on Tennessee Gubernatorial Election results

TSEA November 7, 2018 Comments Off on Statement on Tennessee Gubernatorial Election results

TSEA congratulates Governor-Elect Bill Lee on his victorious run for Governor of Tennessee. Read our full statement below from TSEA Executive Director Randy Stamps: “Congratulations to Governor-Elect Bill Lee on his victory in the

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