Articles from February 2011



Solidarity Rally Saturday at City Hall (NYC)

Rally to Save the American Dream City Hall Park (Please note 11 AM Start time for Manhattan rally!!!), 250 Broadway (Map) New York, NY 10007 Saturday, February 26th, 11:00 AM Message from your host, Janine M.: Calling all students, teachers, union members, workers, patriots, public servants, unemployed folks, progressives, and people of conscience: In Wisconsin and […]

Video Dispatch from Wisconsin – Please Share Widely

Matt Wisniewski is a media specialist at the University of Wisconsin. His video, which covers protests from Feb. 15-17, is being shared on labor lists including the AFL-CIO’s. Matt asks that this video be shared widely. Please forward it to friends, post it on Facebook, or share it in whatever ways make sense to you. […]

Love Your Union Sisters and Brothers On Valentines Day

Action Alert! Help Save the Workforce Development

We received this call for action from the Long Island Federation Of Labor and thought you would want to help out: Your help is needed to save the Workforce Development Institute (WDI), New York labor’s primary vehicle for coordinating job training and workforce intelligence. The WDI budget re-appropriation has been repealed from Governor Cuomo’s proposed […]

NCC Faculty Partner with North Shore to Address Eating Disorders

Are you concerned about students with eating disorders? Do you want to learn how to help them find the help they need? NCCFT members have partnered with North Shore University Hospital to form the NCC Eating Disorders Network, which will educate and train faculty to help students. An informational meeting will be held on February […]

Union-made Union Shirts!

By now you may have started to hear about the NCCFT sweatshirts and denim shirts we’re offering at cost to members as part of the NCCFT’s Visibility Campaign. The shirts are made by union workers in the United States and cost $28 each (checks only, payable to NCCFT). Please come by the Union office in […]

NYSUT and UUP Rally to Protest Budget Cuts

Hundreds of NYSUT members and supporters rallied at the Capitol in Albany on Friday to protest a proposed $100 million budget cut — 10 percent — to the State University of New York. Faculty and staff — members of United University Professions — as well as students, other NYSUT members and parents chanted and waved […]

Taking back the narrative

The NCCFT has many progressive ideas to move this union forward and we will continue to do our best to unfold these initiatives in the months to follow. First things first, however. Once again, the state, county and college claim that we are in a financial crisis. Do not believe that assertion. We are in […]