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

Category: Contract Negotiations

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Our Signed Contract, Next Steps

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Now that our new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) has been ratified by the Nassau County Legislature, you may be wondering, especially since the contract's provisions are now in effect, when you will get to see the document in its final form. There is one more stage we have to go through before we can make…

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Some of What We’ve Been Working on This Summer: Binding Arbitration, the Senate Bylaws, and Contract Negotiations

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On June 28th, we posted to this blog about the resolution passed by the Board of Trustees at their June 27th meeting in response to the failed ratification vote regarding the revised Senate bylaws. That resolution charged President Keen with designing a system of shared governance that would: satisfy Middles States, comport with New York…

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Contract Negotiations: The Next Challenge We Face

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The weeks leading up to last Thursday’s vote to ratify, or not, the amended Academic Senate bylaws passed by the Senate at its meeting on April 27th have been fraught and unfortunately polarizing. As you know, the NCCFT Executive Committee agreed to participate in the group that crafted those bylaws, the Governance Review Task Force…

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Taking One Step Forward, Not Two Steps Back

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On May 5th, we sent an email to the NCCFT Executive Board informing them that contract negotiations have begun. Under normal circumstances, we would have allowed your department representatives to bring that news back to you without any intervening commentary from us. Moreover, in keeping with the principles of good faith bargaining, we would certainly…