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March

Monday Morning Music: Union Maid

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

We're looking for ways to keep the site lively and interactive, and so we're going to try a weekly "Monday Morning Music" feature. Send us your requests. We're looking for as wide a range of music as possible. It needn't be folk and it needn't be officially a labor song. Don't be scared off by…

06 th
March

NYSUT and PSC Defend Public Higher Ed in NYC

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This is a NYSUT slide show. You can see others on their Flickr page. The photos come from PSC-CUNY's participation in the March 4 Day of Action to Defend Public Education. Want to help out by making a statement against cuts to SUNY Community Colleges? Click here to read and send a letter prepared by…

05 th
March

Fighting Education Cuts in California

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Cuts to education budgets are news all across the country. Protests, though, seem to be concentrated in California so far. Students, faculty, staff and concerned residents protested yesterday in events large and small around the state. The New York Times reports: Called a “strike and day of action to defend public education” by organizers, the…

04 th
March

Lobbying for Education- Your Union in Action!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

They came from all parts of the State with the same message- “No more cuts to education!” On March 1st and 2nd  NYSUT  members rallied  for a show of support at this year’s Higher Education Lobby Day in Albany, New York.  Hundreds gathered at the state capital to voice their opposition to Governor Patterson’s proposed…

03 th
March

How the AFL-CIO says we can help!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Click here for an interesting post from the AFL-CIO blog. It outlines how we can ALL help move this country in the right direction for unions, workers and the Labor Movement in general. Here's an excerpt: Mass unemployment is intolerable. Action is required. The AFL-CIO calls upon the entire labor movement—our affiliated unions, our state…

25 th
February

NEA Thought & Action CFP: "Radical Transformations"

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

NEA's Higher Education Journal Thought & Action issued a Call for Papers for a Special Focus edition. The focus is "Radical Transformations" and it raises some excellent questions about the future of higher education in the US. The CFP identifies a range of issues including already-occurring radical transformations in how higher education is financed and…

24 th
February

AFT Voices

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

AFT Voices looks for member commentary on a range of issues. Recently they asked "What's being privatized on your campus?" Click here to tell them what your concerns are about privatization. They also want to know what kinds of international causes or projects members are involved in. Click here to tell them. Want to know…

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