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February

Frank Talk from The President’s Desk, February 2018

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

It’s February. As we endure flu season and the cold weather, as we embrace Black History Month, watch the Olympics and celebrate Valentine’s Day, as we look forward to President’s Day, we must also confront the challenges we face as a union with a clear-eyed commitment to resistance. Foremost among those challenges is the much-anticipated…

26 th
January

NCCFT President Frank Frisenda’s Remarks at the Armed Forces Plaque Dedication Ceremony

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On December 14, 2017, Nassau Community College dedicated a display of five plaques, donated by the NCCFT, one for each of the armed services, which was unveiled in front of NCC's Veterans House at 365 Rice Circle.  We are happy and proud to have helped in bringing recognition to our students who have served and…

25 th
January

Preparing for Janus, Part 1

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

In June, the Supreme Court is expected to rule in the case of Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. As we’ve been telling you (here and here), this case could have devastating consequences for organized labor throughout the United States. You’ll be hearing more in future posts about precisely what…

18 th
January

Frank Talk from the President’s Desk: Welcome to Spring 2018!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Welcome to the Spring 2018 semester, which promises many new and exciting initiatives, as well as some serious challenges. To those members that have been working during the Winterim break, thank you for the work that allows a smooth new semester to begin. As you know, the Board of Trustees has extended Dr. Keen’s contract…

17 th
January

From the Vice President’s Desk: Dawn Smith

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

We stand, we fight, and we win together: union strong! Political action work is one of the most important kinds of work a union does. The NCCFT has a strong and active Political Action Committee (PAC), which helps us: Go on the offensive when we need to in response to legislative and other government initiatives…

12 th
January

BOT Watch: NCC Board of Trustees Meeting, January 9, 2018

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Also, since an oversight led to us not posting the video from the Board's November 2017 meeting, here it is: https://youtu.be/h9tKub47FGI There is no video of the December BOT meeting.

5 th
January

In Memorium: Joan Sevick

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This post was written by retired NCCFT member Mike Steuer. It is with an extreme sense of sadness that we report on the recent death of our esteemed colleague and strong union supporter, Dr. Joan Sevick, Professor Emerita of English. Although never an officer of the NCCFT, Joan worked ceaselessly for the union by promoting…

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