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Winter Pay Adjustments and Bonuses 2021-2022

Winter Pay Adjustments and Bonuses 2021-2022

TSEA December 17, 2021 0

On Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, state employees received excellent news about upcoming pay adjustments. Some details of those announcements are included below. “We are grateful to the Lee administration and the members of the

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TSEA concerned about funding for 2022 Pay for Performance rewards

TSEA concerned about funding for 2022 Pay for Performance rewards

TSEA November 1, 2021 0

The 2021 Pay for Performance rewards email sent by DOHR to all state employees on May 11, 2021, included a sentence that concerned TSEA and which may have been overlooked by many. The sentence

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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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U of M President Rudd to step down in 2022

U of M President Rudd to step down in 2022

TSEA March 10, 2021 0

The University of Memphis today announced President M. David Rudd will step down in May 2022. TSEA has enjoyed a positive working relationship with President Rudd since he became President of the University in

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-19-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-19-2021

TSEA February 19, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-19-2021

Hazardous weather and travel conditions in Middle and West Tennessee, including freezing rain, ice and snowfall, shut down the Tennessee General Assembly this week. The legislature will reconvene next week. Committees and Bills we are watching next

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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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TSEA Higher Education Lobby Day canceled

TSEA Higher Education Lobby Day canceled

TSEA March 19, 2020 Comments Off on TSEA Higher Education Lobby Day canceled

TSEA is taking every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our members. Considering the recent developments of Coronavirus (COVID-19), TSEA will cancel its Higher Education Lobby Day scheduled for April 1, 2020. The

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University of Tennessee to offer employees paid leave

University of Tennessee to offer employees paid leave

TSEA January 21, 2020 Comments Off on University of Tennessee to offer employees paid leave

A new leave policy will allow the University of Tennessee employees paid time off for organ donation or to donate bone marrow effective March 1, 2020. According to the University’s press release, the Laura

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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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