A new University of Tennessee policy and procedures on responsible conduct in research and scholarly activities takes effect Sept. 15. Every member of the University community has the responsibility of ensuring that research and scholarly activities are conducted with integrity. Furthermore, all faculty, staff and students have the responsibility of complying with federal regulations that … Continued
Category: Employee Announcements
In the event of a work-related injury or illness, all employees—especially supervisors—should be aware of changes to UT’s workers’ compensation policy and new requirements for helping employees return to work as quickly as possible. As always, employees who sustain life-threatening or serious workplace injuries should call 911 and seek treatment at the nearest emergency room. … Continued
One of the greatest rights we enjoy as Americans is that of choosing our government leaders and to participate in that process. All UT employees who are eligible to vote are encouraged to participate in the primary and general elections.
On July 1, a new state law takes effect that allows Tennessee’s public colleges and universities’ full-time faculty and staff, who have handgun-carry permits, to carry handguns on campus. To implement the changes, UT has adopted a new safety policy, which also takes effect July 1.
The new regulations mean that most employees paid less than $47,476 a year will become non-exempt Dec. 1, 2016.