The union representing Nassau Community College’s full-time faculty

Month: September 2013

27 th
September

Seamless Transfer Is Not What It Seems

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Central to the principle of shared governance is the idea that curricular and other academic concerns should fall under the purview of the faculty. The logic is not hard to follow. We are the ones who deal with students on a daily basis, both in and out of the classroom; we are the ones whose…

25 th
September

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

23 rd
September

Thank you, Claudia

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

18 th
September

Meeting of the Nassau Community College Board of Trustees – September 17, 2013

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Last night's meeting of the Board of Trustees was not particularly eventful, though it was notable for the fact that a full complement of ten trustees were in attendance. (The student trustee, who was present during the executive session, did not attend the public forum because she needed to go home to study.) We also…

10 th
September

NCCFT Position Update

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The NCCFT is not engaging in a job action. The NCCFT, as well as the AFA, are currently working under expired contracts. It is our hope that the BOT and the County work diligently and expeditiously to reach fair and equitable contracts with both unions. The NCCFT's primary concern, as always, is for our students' welfare and the…

3 rd
September

What Have Unions Done for You?

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Labor Day may have passed, but it is good nonetheless to remind ourselves of all the good labor unions have done and continue to do. Laura Curran, whom we have endorsed for county legislator, put a list up on her Facebook page: The 40 hour work week Child labor laws Vacations Sick days Workplace safety…