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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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Insurance committee waives cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing

Insurance committee waives cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing

TSEA March 18, 2020 Comments Off on Insurance committee waives cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing

Staff Report With concerns of COVID-19 spreading across Tennessee, many state employees are not only worried about exposure to the virus but how will testing for it be covered. State, local education, and local

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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:  3-6-2020

Legislative Update: 3-6-2020

TSEA March 6, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 3-6-2020

TSEA Lobby Day disrupted by Nashville tornado State employees in town for TSEA’s 2020 Lobby Day had their plans disrupted when a major tornado passed through downtown Nashville in the early hours of March

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Legislative Update: 2-28-2020

Legislative Update: 2-28-2020

TSEA February 28, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 2-28-2020

Lobby Day TSEA’s 2020 Lobby Day is next week on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.  TSEA’s annual Lobby Day on the Hill is an opportunity for our members to meet with their district legislators and

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Legislative Update: 2-14-2020

Legislative Update: 2-14-2020

TSEA February 14, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 2-14-2020

Highlights from the week: TSEA met this week with House Speaker Cameron Sexton to discuss TSEA legislative agenda items and important state employee issues and concerns. We are encouraged by the conversation and look

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Legislative Update: 2-7-2020

Legislative Update: 2-7-2020

TSEA February 7, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 2-7-2020

The legislative bill filing deadline has now passed (Wednesday, Feb. 5), so we can begin looking over the hundreds of bills filed to determine those that would impact state employees.  As we identify bills

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Legislative Update: 1-31-2020

Legislative Update: 1-31-2020

TSEA February 4, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 1-31-2020

Middle TN Legislative Dinner Thursday’s Legislative Dinner in Nashville was a great success. We had a great turnout of TSEA members who showed up to express their concerns, speak to their legislators and support

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Legislative Update: 1-24-2020

Legislative Update: 1-24-2020

TSEA January 24, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 1-24-2020

Health Insurance Premium HolidayThe State Group Insurance Committee today approved an insurance premium holiday for May 2020 for active state and higher education employees. What this means for State Employees: Active state and higher

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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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