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Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

TSEA May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam signs bill extending Maternity and Paternity leave for State Employees

Yesterday (5-3-18) Governor Haslam signed into law legislation which allows state and higher education employees to use their sick leave and annual leave for maternity or paternity leave for a period not to exceed

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Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

TSEA May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

Governor Haslam has vetoed legislation which would have provided state employees coverage under the state group insurance plan for physician prescribed hypofractionated proton therapy for cancer treatment as an alternative to radiation treatment. SB367/HB523

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Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming this November

Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming this November

TSEA April 27, 2018 Comments Off on Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming this November

We are happy to announce that today (4/27/2018) the State Group Insurance Committee voted to give all state employees, higher education employees and pre-65 retirees a health insurance premium holiday for November 2018. This

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Bill to increase the Employee Suggestion Award passes House State Gov. Sub

Bill to increase the Employee Suggestion Award passes House State Gov. Sub

TSEA February 8, 2018 Comments Off on Bill to increase the Employee Suggestion Award passes House State Gov. Sub

Yesterday (2/7/18) HB1788 was amended and passed by the House State Gov. Subcommittee. HB1788/SB1919 is sponsored by Rep. Martin Daniel and Sen. Steven Dickerson and is part of TSEA’s 2018 legislative agenda. This bill

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State Insurance Committee Election results

State Insurance Committee Election results

TSEA November 9, 2017 Comments Off on State Insurance Committee Election results

This morning, TSEA received the results of the election for the vacant seat on the state insurance committee. We’d like to congratulate the winner: Michelle Consiglio-Young, with the Tennessee Supreme Court, Administrative Office of

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: State Insurance Committee Election

IMPORTANT UPDATE: State Insurance Committee Election

TSEA October 24, 2017 Comments Off on IMPORTANT UPDATE: State Insurance Committee Election

Reminder – Late in the day on Tuesday Oct. 24, due to an error, the state had to restart the State Insurance Committee Election. Employees who voted in the election on Monday, October 23rd

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Annual enrollment ends next week

Annual enrollment ends next week

TSEA October 6, 2017 Comments Off on Annual enrollment ends next week

State and Higher Education Employees: Reminder, if you plan to make changes to your insurance benefits for 2018, don’t wait too long because your Annual Enrollment ends on Friday, October 13. The Annual Enrollment dates

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Sick Leave Bank Board votes to waive annual assessment

Sick Leave Bank Board votes to waive annual assessment

TSEA September 28, 2017 Comments Off on Sick Leave Bank Board votes to waive annual assessment

The Sick Leave Bank (SLB) Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to waive this year’s annual assessment of sick leave. Members can expect to receive a written notice of the board’s decision soon. The

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Open Enrollment ends Oct. 14 for TN State Employees

Open Enrollment ends Oct. 14 for TN State Employees

TSEA October 3, 2016 Comments Off on Open Enrollment ends Oct. 14 for TN State Employees

The open enrollment period for Tennessee state employees ends Friday, October 14 — for State and Higher Education employees. (Note: retirees have an additional 2 weeks through October 28.) Health Insurance premiums Health insurance premiums –

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Short Term / Long Term Disability Update

Short Term / Long Term Disability Update

TSEA September 23, 2016 Comments Off on Short Term / Long Term Disability Update

The state at the June 30 insurance committee meeting awarded a contract to The Standard to deliver Short Term/Long Term Disability benefits to state and higher education members in 2017. During the course of implementation, representatives from

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