TSEA »

Health Insurance Premium Holiday Coming This May

Health Insurance Premium Holiday Coming This May

TSEA January 28, 2020 Comments Off on Health Insurance Premium Holiday Coming This May

The State Group Insurance Committee recently voted to give all active state and higher education employees an insurance premium holiday this May. An insurance premium holiday means that active state and higher education employees

Read More »
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

Read More »
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

Read More »
University of Memphis to increase minimum wage to $13 per hour

University of Memphis to increase minimum wage to $13 per hour

TSEA January 13, 2020 Comments Off on University of Memphis to increase minimum wage to $13 per hour

The University of Memphis President David Rudd today announced in an email to all faculty and staff their plans to increase the minimum wage for all their regular hourly wage employees to $13.00 per

Read More »
Gov. Lee announces 12-weeks paid family  leave for state employees

Gov. Lee announces 12-weeks paid family leave for state employees

TSEA January 7, 2020 Comments Off on Gov. Lee announces 12-weeks paid family leave for state employees

Gov. Bill Lee today signed an executive order to provide 12 weeks of paid family leave for State Employees.  According to the Tennessean’s coverage of today’s announcement, Tennessee will be the only state providing 12 weeks

Read More »
Changes to FLSA overtime rule: Effective January 1, 2020

Changes to FLSA overtime rule: Effective January 1, 2020

TSEA December 30, 2019 Comments Off on Changes to FLSA overtime rule: Effective January 1, 2020

TSEA is aware of changes made to your overtime provisions. We have been in communication with numerous Department of Human Resources (DOHR) and departmental officials. TSEA has expressed grave concerns about the timing of

Read More »
BREAKING: 2020 Pay for Performance rewards announced

BREAKING: 2020 Pay for Performance rewards announced

TSEA December 16, 2019 Comments Off on BREAKING: 2020 Pay for Performance rewards announced

Today the state announced state employee Pay-for-Performance “rewards” for the 2018-2019 performance cycle. Employees with performance ratings of valued, advanced, or outstanding will receive a 3 percent increase in their base salary. Additionally, state

Read More »
Across the state, Legislators show support for State Employees

Across the state, Legislators show support for State Employees

TSEA December 2, 2019 Comments Off on Across the state, Legislators show support for State Employees

JACKSON – Five legislators made time to visit with state employees in early Nov. at TSEA’s Jackson Legislative Dinner, sharing words of support for TSEA and state employees. “I enjoy the relationship with your

Read More »
DCS Announces CPS Reorganization Pilot Program

DCS Announces CPS Reorganization Pilot Program

TSEA September 27, 2019 Comments Off on DCS Announces CPS Reorganization Pilot Program

The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services today announced plans to merge CPS services and investigations under one division called the Office of Child Safety. “This reorganization incorporates several other changes, which I believe are

Read More »
TSEA 2019 Fall Recruitment Campaign

TSEA 2019 Fall Recruitment Campaign

TSEA September 25, 2019 Comments Off on TSEA 2019 Fall Recruitment Campaign

TSEA turned 45 years old on Sept. 4, 2019! For the remainder of the year, we are celebrating everyone who has played a role to establish TSEA as Your Voice on Capitol Hill. Our

Read More »