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DOHR launches Voluntary Separation Program

DOHR launches Voluntary Separation Program

TSEA July 20, 2021 0

On Monday, July 19, 2021, the TN Department of Human Resources began to notify employees of their eligibility to participate in the Voluntary Separation Program (also known as the buy-out). Eligible employees whose application

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Voluntary Separation Program Update

Voluntary Separation Program Update

TSEA March 1, 2021 Comments Off on Voluntary Separation Program Update

Staff ReportToday DOHR emailed state employees some timeline information about the Voluntary Separation Program (VSP) program approved in last year’s budget. There was also communication with state legislators regarding the $50 million budgeted for

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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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Update: Voluntary Separation Program

Update: Voluntary Separation Program

TSEA December 1, 2020 Comments Off on Update: Voluntary Separation Program

The Tennessee Department of Human Resources recently announced to state employees an update about the Voluntary Separation Program (VSP). In June 2020, the Tennessee General Assembly approved funding to implement a Voluntary Separation Program in

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Time Allowance for Voting – 2020 Early Voting Rule Expansion

Time Allowance for Voting – 2020 Early Voting Rule Expansion

TSEA October 21, 2020 Comments Off on Time Allowance for Voting – 2020 Early Voting Rule Expansion

The Tennessee Department of Human Resources recently sent an email notifying state employees that the time allowance for voting rules has been expanded. The State of Tennessee Attendance and Leave Manual outlines the time allowance rules

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DOHR’s Organizational Health Survey

DOHR’s Organizational Health Survey

TSEA August 7, 2020 Comments Off on DOHR’s Organizational Health Survey

This week, active state employees should have received an email from DOHR with a link to an online survey called the Organizational Health Survey. TSEA has discussed the survey in length with Governor Lee’s administration and

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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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Paid leave through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Paid leave through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

TSEA April 21, 2020 Comments Off on Paid leave through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

According to a recent communication from the Tennessee Department of Human Resources, under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the State of Tennessee is providing eligible state employees with paid sick leave and

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Market Rate Adjustments Announced

Market Rate Adjustments Announced

TSEA July 3, 2019 Comments Off on Market Rate Adjustments Announced

According to a recent communication from the Department of Human Resources, all job classification salary ranges in the Executive Branch were increased by 5% effective July 1, 2019. Any employee compensated below their new

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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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