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23 rd
April

Preparing for Janus 3: What We’re Up Against

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Starting with this post, the next three in our “Preparing for Janus” series, will focus on the following: Locating the Janus case within the right’s broader, national, union-busting strategy; Sketching the outlines of that strategy as it is being implemented in New York State and illustrating why the work NYSUT does has been, is, and…

3 rd
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…

8 th
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…

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 1: Understanding Agency Fees & The Taylor Law

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…

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