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State Law Provides State Employees Time Off to Vote

State Law Provides State Employees Time Off to Vote

TSEA July 31, 2018 Comments Off on State Law Provides State Employees Time Off to Vote

As a reminder, State law provides that all state employees must be allowed time off from work to vote:  “any person entitled to vote in an election held in this state may be absent

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State Revenues for May

State Revenues for May

TSEA June 20, 2018 Comments Off on State Revenues for May

The state has announced overall revenues for May 2018 were $1.1 billion, which is $13.1 million more than the state budgeted. The FY18 Year-to-date revenues for ten months were $321.1 million more than the

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State Employees endorse Harwell and Fitzhugh

State Employees endorse Harwell and Fitzhugh

TSEA May 18, 2018 Comments Off on State Employees endorse Harwell and Fitzhugh

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Employees Action Movement (TEAM-PAC) the official PAC of TSEA, today voted to endorse Beth Harwell in the Republican Primary and Craig Fitzhugh in the Democratic Primary in the race for

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State Revenues for April

State Revenues for April

TSEA May 14, 2018 Comments Off on State Revenues for April

The state has announced total tax Revenues for April 2018 were $1.9 billion, which is a growth of 3.76 percent more than last year and $128.3 million more than the state budgeted. The FY18

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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 signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

TSEA May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam signs bill to provide employees with evidence prior to disciplinary hearings

Governor Haslam yesterday (5/3/18) signed into law legislation which deals with the handling of evidence for hearings, representation at Step I hearings, and time calculations. This legislation took effect immediately upon being signed into

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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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Pay For Performance Raises included in state budget

Pay For Performance Raises included in state budget

TSEA April 24, 2018 Comments Off on Pay For Performance Raises included in state budget

TSEA has verified that the 2018-2019 state budget, passed last week by the House and Senate, includes funding for pay-for-performance raises of 2.5 percent for state employees with evaluation scores of valued, advanced, or

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Subsequent Probation Restored; Governor Signs Bill into Law

Subsequent Probation Restored; Governor Signs Bill into Law

TSEA April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Subsequent Probation Restored; Governor Signs Bill into Law

Earlier today (4-20-18) Governor Haslam signed into law legislation which restores subsequent probation for preferred service state employees who accept another preferred service position within the same state agency. This legislation took effect immediately

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