Updates have been approved to two University of Tennessee policies concerning fair employment practices and sexual and other harassment. All employees—especially supervisors—should be aware of the revisions.
Category: Employee Announcements
On Tuesday, Nov. 22 a federal district court issued a nationwide injunction halting implementation of revisions to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations. Because of the injunction, those rules will not go into effect as expected on Dec. 1.
The State of Tennessee’s Office of Customer-Focused Government is announcing today the next step on a long-publicized timeline for its initiative to explore prospective cost savings in facilities management. I know we all share a great interest in this process and the potential impact of its outcomes.
The President’s Awards program is a system-wide platform for honoring our best from across the state. Honorees are selected each year from a system-wide pool of candidates nominated by campus and institute leaders.
The changes, announced in May, apply to all private and public employers in the nation. UT staff members who are paid less than $47,476 become non-exempt employees on Dec. 1. The rule change is intended to provide employees with important wage and hour protections.