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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…

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…

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…

30 th
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…

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