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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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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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Governor Lee’s Upcoming State of the State Address

Governor Lee’s Upcoming State of the State Address

TSEA February 2, 2021 Comments Off on Governor Lee’s Upcoming State of the State Address

On Monday, February 8, 2021, Gov. Lee will give his third State of the State address before a joint session of the Tennessee General Assembly. For more information about the State of the State,

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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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Limited Opportunity for Members to Change to Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP) Network

Limited Opportunity for Members to Change to Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP) Network

TSEA June 1, 2020 Comments Off on Limited Opportunity for Members to Change to Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP) Network

The IRS issued guidance and the Insurance Committees approved a special mid-year opportunity for certain plan members to enroll in the Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP) network from June 8-19, 2020. This limited offer allows

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COVID-19: Task Force Reimagine & Operations Update

COVID-19: Task Force Reimagine & Operations Update

TSEA May 22, 2020 Comments Off on COVID-19: Task Force Reimagine & Operations Update

Staff Report The TN Department of Human Resources shared with employees in an email today that Governor Lee’s Task Force Reimagine has established guidelines for all agencies to adhere to moving forward navigating through

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COVID-19 Info and FAQ’s

COVID-19 Info and FAQ’s

TSEA May 22, 2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 Info and FAQ’s

TSEA is monitoring the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The situation is rapidly changing, so TSEA has compiled the following links and resources so you can have quick access to the most up-to-date information. As

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Finding help in a time of crisis

Finding help in a time of crisis

TSEA April 1, 2020 Comments Off on Finding help in a time of crisis

By Keisha PittmanTSEA Comp and Benefits Manager This is a stressful and difficult time for state employees and the State of Tennessee as a whole. Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 and social distancing can

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