FOUR WEEK CHECK IN – A NOTE FROM ASEA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MAC MCARTHUR

Cameron EspyCOVID-19

It is hard to believe that it has been four weeks since our lives where turned upside down. In some ways the last four weeks have seemed like four years and in other ways like four minutes. As the Executive Director of ASEA, we have seen challenging times before. However, the coronavirus and its effects on state employees may rank as … Read More

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2020 LEGISLATIVE – UPDATE WHERE ARE WE NOW?

Cameron EspyCOVID-19, Legislative

Oh, how the world has changed since the last Legislative Update. After taking an extended Spring Break to see what would happen with the spread of COVID-19, the House and Senate met briefly on March 31 and will return in April. It started as a positive session with pending legislation that included a 2% COLA for active state employees and two … Read More

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FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT

Cameron EspyCOVID-19

NEW GUIDELINES RELEASED The US Department of Labor released more information regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights. Read below for more information.The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from the effective … Read More

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