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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.…

04 th
September

What Have Unions Ever Done For Us? This Cartoon Says It All

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

All too many people in the United States need to be reminded of this on a daily basis, but on Labor Day especially, it's good for us to remind ourselves why unions matter. Click the image to see it full size:

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

Please Contribute to the AFT’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

We just received the following email from the AFT concerning a relief fund they've set up for people impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Please contribute if you can: We just got off the phone with AFT leaders in Texas. As everyone who has turned on an electronic device this weekend knows, the state, particularly the Gulf Coast,…

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,…

21 th
August

The Perception Gap When It Comes To Public School Quality

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Why do Americans think so poorly of our country’s public schools? This is the question Jack Schneider asks in a recent piece in The Atlantic, in which he considers the implications of what might seem a counterintuitive finding of the Phi Delta Kappan/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. As Schneider puts…

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