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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…

14 th
November

From The Vice President’s Desk: Donna Hope

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Now Is The Time! (Remarks delivered by Vice President Donna Hope at the General Union Meeting on October 31st) It’s standing on the shoulders of giants that will move our union forward into the future, and we have been fortunate to have President Frank Frisenda's very strong shoulders to stand on. If you get the…

9 th
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…

2 nd
November

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…

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…

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