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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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Helpful Coronavirus Links for State and Higher Ed Employees

Helpful Coronavirus Links for State and Higher Ed Employees

TSEA March 12, 2020 Comments Off on Helpful Coronavirus Links for State and Higher Ed Employees

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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Join ParTNers for Health: #4Mind4Body Lunch and Learn Sessions

Join ParTNers for Health: #4Mind4Body Lunch and Learn Sessions

TSEA March 5, 2020 Comments Off on Join ParTNers for Health: #4Mind4Body Lunch and Learn Sessions

ParTNers for Health has joined Optum, our behavioral health/EAP vendor, and ActiveHealth, our wellness program vendor, to host a series of lunch and learn sessions on a variety of topics, ranging from changing eating

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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: 2-21-2020

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 decides to seek family leave through legislation instead of executive order

Gov. Lee decides to seek family leave through legislation instead of executive order

TSEA February 20, 2020 Comments Off on Gov. Lee decides to seek family leave through legislation instead of executive order

Governor Bill Lee announced on Wednesday his decision to work toward paid family leave for state employees through the legislative process instead of an executive order. “After consultation with legislative leaders, we feel the

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New state employee career portal and applicant system

New state employee career portal and applicant system

TSEA February 6, 2020 Comments Off on New state employee career portal and applicant system

This week, the Tennessee Department of Human Resources announced the launch of a new State of TN career portal and PeopleSoft Recruiting applicant tracking system to search and apply for career opportunities at the

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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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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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