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Although everyone must vote their conscience, please consider supporting your union by voting for those candidates endorsed by NYSUT who share our values and priorities. Every vote counts.   Below are the NYSUT ENDORSEMENTS FOR 2014: To find your state senate representative: To find your state assembly representative: To find your congressional representative: […]

NYSUT Phone Banks

Ask not what your Union can do for you, but what you can do for your Union! We need your help. It is important to be an active member. Here is a way you can help. NYSUT wants our help in getting the endorsed candidates elected into office. The NYSUT PAC team is running phone […]

SUNY Seamless Mandate

Just when we thought we were making progress with our discussions concerning SUNY Seamless, the empty threats emanating from our Administration have taken a turn to desperation. In an act of utter contempt for the concerns of the faculty, students and community we serve, our Administration has asked the BOT to disregard our history of […]

October Update

  The NCCFT received today the first draft of the new CBA from Ingerman Smith. We are working on finalizing the language of the CBA in spirit, intent and word.  This is a time consuming and an ongoing process. The Academic Senate Executive Committee (ASEC) placed SUNY Seamless front and center for discussion at the […]

Member Shopping Program

Welcome to the 2014-2015 Academic Year!

As summer comes to a close and Fall is almost upon us, the NCCFT Executive Committee would like to update you on our activities since the end of the Spring semester. Your Executive Committee has been very busy with Union business during this time.  Please click the link below to open our Fall Welcome Letter […]

2014 NYSUT Endorsed NYS Senate Candidates With Primaries

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Disaster Relief – Rainstorm Victims

Many of our members’ homes on Long Island took a terrible beating from the recent torrential rain storm (13.6 inches of rain were recorded in 4 hours in the Islip area). Some of the pictures on television were reminiscent of the devastation caused by Sandy. Members of NYSUT locals on Long Island and in other […]

NYS AFL-CIO C.O.P.E. 2014 Convention

On Monday August 18, 2014 the NYS AFL-CIO C.O.P.E. Convention in New York City was attended by delegates NCCFT President Debra DeSanto, Carmine DeSanto, Dawn Smith and Donna Hope. Over 1,000 delegates and alternates attended the convention of which NYSUT, an affiliate of the state AFL-CIO, was represented at the convention by nearly 400 delegates. […]

NYSUT Conference on Endorsements 2014

Frank Frisenda, NCCFT VP and VOTE COPE Coordinator, and Dawn Smith, NCCFT PAC Co-Chair, attended the NYSUT Conference on Endorsements 2014 in Albany on August 11 and 12. For the past several months, the NYSUT Board of Directors and Board PAC leaders vet candidates to make endorsement recommendations for Congress, Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller, Senate […]