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April

Summary of New York State’s Enacted Budget

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

If you would like to read a summary of New York State's Budget, we've made the PDF available here.

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April

Project Veritas Attempts to Sting NYSUT

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Project Veritas, the rightwing organization known for its sting operations against progressive groups and individual leaders in government, academia, and the social service arena, is targeting NYSUT. We don't have specific details, but we are posting here, for your information, an email that was sent from Matt Jacobs, NYSUT's Regional Staff Director, to all local…

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March

Preparing for Janus 2: The Value of Membership

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On Monday, February 26, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Janus v AFSCME, a case that has at its heart not just the union-busting agenda of what In These Times calls “a small group of people working for deep-pocketed corporate interests, conservative think tanks and right-wing foundations,” but also a long-term right-wing strategy to…

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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…

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November

Frank Talk from the President’s Desk: Your Future, Your Commitment, Your Choice! Why Your VOTE-COPE Contributions Matter

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

In my last post, I told you a little bit about the Janus case, which the Supreme Court is expected to rule on by June 2018, and about the threat that a decision in Mark Janus’ favor poses to organized labor across this country. As a brief reminder, Janus does not want to have to…

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November

Frank Talk from The President’s Desk – November 2017

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Dark Clouds on the Horizon: JANUS v AFSCME Council 31 Who is Janus? Mark Janus is a Child Support Specialist with the Illinois Department of Heathcare and Family Services. He does not want to pay union “fair share” (agency) fees to the 35,000 member AFSCME union from which he obtains all union benefits.  (An agency…

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November

The 2017 Election Results Are In for Nassau County and We Couldn’t Be Happier!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Our union has a lot be happy about based on the results of yesterday's voting: We endorsed Laura Curran for County Executive, and she won; We endorsed Jack Schnirman for County Comptroller, and he won; We supported former NCC Trustee Arnie Drucker, and he won; We supported Kevan Abrahams, and he won. Also, and very…

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