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

Month: March 2015

30 th
March

Political Action Success

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

A combination of relentless lobbying efforts by Mr. Christopher Black from NYSUT's Legislative Department and the use of NYSUT’s VOTE-COPE funds which support our friends in the State Assembly and Senate, have resulted in the State Legislature adopting a $100 FTE base aid increase to NYS Community Colleges.  In addition to the $100 FTE increase,…

26 th
March

Paint Merrick Road Red

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Partial List of Gathering Points (Some locals are planning to meet at the following locations, but all are welcome at any location.) Left Coast Kitchen, 1810 Merrick Rd, Merrick (BMUST) Valley Stream Town Pool, Merrick Rd., 1 block east of Fletcher Ave., Valley Stream (VSTA) McQuades, 275 Merrick Rd, Lynbrook (Lynbrook TA) J. Paul's Terrace Cafe,…

25 th
March

Voices of Teachers in Education – Campaign on Political Education

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

VOTE-COPE: Voices of Teachers in Education – Campaign on Political Education As a follow-up to our General Faculty meeting on March 10 and comments made by Jeff Zuckerman, NYSUT VOTE-COPE spokesman, the NCCFT is launching a new Political Action campaign with the State and County. The national assault on public education is growing stronger and…

23 th
March

Grievance Filed

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

  The NCCFT has filed a Step II grievance against the College in violation of the CBA with particular emphasis on Section 19 Academic Senate in regards to recent BOT resolutions.  More details will follow at the April 7, 2015 Executive Board meeting.    

19 th
March

Action Requested

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Things to Come The NCCFT Executive Committee along with our NYSUT/AFT Delegates joined  HigherEd colleagues from across the United States for the joint NEA/AFT Higher Education Conference “Advancing Equality On and Off Campus” in Orlando, FL from March 12-15, 2015. The conference was comprised of workshops covering governance, membership, political action, finances, grievances, and litigation.…

04 th
March

NYSUT Lobby Day 2015

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee