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20 th
October

Nassau County Legislators Vote Unanimously to Approve the NCCFT’s New Contract

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On Monday, October 16th, the Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously to approve the Nassau Community College Federation of Teacher's new collective bargaining agreement. This is an important contract for a number of reasons, not least of which is that it demonstrates the commitment of both faculty and administration to move Nassau Community College forward into…

13 th
October

Frank Talk from The President’s Desk – October 2017

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Dear Colleagues, As you know, the Executive Committee has been working hard to improve how we communicate with you, and this monthly update—which we're calling "Frank Talk from The President's Desk"—is our latest addition to that effort. I had hoped to inaugurate these updates with our usual welcome-to-the-new-academic-year message, but the first weeks of the semester…

11 th
September

NYSUT’s Member Action Center Is An Important Online Tool You Should Know About

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

If you don’t know yet about NYSUT’s Member Action Center (MAC), now is a good time to find out. It’s a place online where you can find out about and—by doing nothing more then clicking a few buttons—take action concerning the day’s most pressing labor issues confronting those of us in education. We know we’re…

05 th
September

Contract Ratification FAQs

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

At a special meeting held on September 5, 2017, The NCCFT Executive Board unanimously approved for contract ratification by the membership a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the college. A summary of the MOA was emailed to you earlier today and you will soon receive information from the union's Election Committee about the ratification process.…

31 th
August

Moving Forward from Here: The NCCFT’s Statement Regarding The Recent Arbitration

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

In a post earlier this month, we laid out for you the strategy behind our decision to take the Board of Trustees to binding arbitration over their June 27th resolution, which essentially voided the Academic Senate bylaws then in effect and charged President Keen with writing new ones. As a quick reminder, these are the…

28 th
August

The NCCFT Wins Four NYSUT Communications Awards!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On August 12th, 2017, NCCFT Secretary Richard Newman traveled to NYSUT Headquarters near Albany to accept on our behalf four “Awards of Distinction” at NYSUT’s 2017 Communications Awards ceremony. [caption id="attachment_4983" align="aligncenter" width="640"] NCCFT Secretary Richard Newman accepts the awards from NYSUT's Denyce Duncan Lacy[/caption]   We won in three categories: Best Website, Best Blog,…

15 th
August

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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