The union representing Nassau Community College’s full-time faculty


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Disaster Relief – Rainstorm Victims

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Many of our members’ homes on Long Island took a terrible beating from the recent torrential rain storm (13.6 inches of rain were recorded in 4 hours in the Islip area). Some of the pictures on television were reminiscent of the devastation caused by Sandy. Members of NYSUT locals on Long Island and in other…

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NYS AFL-CIO C.O.P.E. 2014 Convention

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On Monday August 18, 2014 the NYS AFL-CIO C.O.P.E. Convention in New York City was attended by delegates NCCFT President Debra DeSanto, Carmine DeSanto, Dawn Smith and Donna Hope. Over 1,000 delegates and alternates attended the convention of which NYSUT, an affiliate of the state AFL-CIO, was represented at the convention by nearly 400 delegates.…

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NYSUT Conference on Endorsements 2014

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Frank Frisenda, NCCFT VP and VOTE COPE Coordinator, and Dawn Smith, NCCFT PAC Co-Chair, attended the NYSUT Conference on Endorsements 2014 in Albany on August 11 and 12. For the past several months, the NYSUT Board of Directors and Board PAC leaders vet candidates to make endorsement recommendations for Congress, Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller, Senate…

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Collective Bargaining Agreement Approved by Legislature

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Today the full Legislature of Nassau County met and approved the NCCFT CBA.  It was a long, complex and time-consuming process.  A special thank you to those members of the NCCFT who were also in attendance at today’s meeting. After last week’s Legislative Committee meetings and in anticipation of approval by the full body, the…

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Update on Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The process to get the CBA approved by the county is complex and time consuming.  There is much behind the scene work that goes into placing the CBA on the legislative calendar and moving the item out of the Legislative Committees.  I have been working very closely with all parties to move the process along.…

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Falling Outcomes – NCCFT Response

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Falling Outcomes Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos’s Report “Falling Student Outcomes at Nassau Community College, 2009-2012” is troubling in so many ways.  Here are some key points for discussion. ·         We believe this report exceeds the responsibility and competence of the Comptroller’s Office.  The Campus has been addressing this issue for years, a sobering report…

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Programs for NYSUT Members

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

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