NCCFT Update – 5/1/2015 This weekend, elected delegates from the NCCFT attended the 43rd NYSUT Representative Assembly in Buffalo, NY. This Assembly includes K-20 teachers and school related professionals from across New York State. In addition, representatives from our national affiliates, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA), were also […]
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Supreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department D44900 Q/htr AD3d Argued -February 2, 2015 PETER B. SKELOS, J.P. RUTH C. BALKIN L. PRISCILLA HALL JOSEPH J. MALTESE, JJ. 2013-05280 DECISION & ORDER In the Matter of Nassau Community College Federation of Teachers, Local 3150, et al., petitioners-appellants, v Nassau […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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. […]