The University of Tennessee is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all faculty, staff and students. This message should serve as an annual reminder of this commitment. In compliance with applicable state and federal laws, Human Resources Policy 720 prohibits the unlawful use, manufacture, possession, distribution or dispensing of drugs (“controlled substances” … Continued
Ron Maples, longtime administrator, controller and interim treasurer, has been selected to serve as permanent treasurer, reporting to the chief financial officer. UT President Joe DiPietro will make the recommendation to the UT Board of Trustees for approval at its meeting March 28-29 in Chattanooga. Maples has been a University employee for 40 years. His … Continued
If you are a supervisor who conducts reviews, please start scheduling meetings, compiling notes and setting new goals for each member of your team. For all staff members, please begin preparing for your own review by thinking through the conversation you’d like to have with your supervisor.
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.
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.