Member Thoughts

A Volunteer Union

From Jordan Sellers – Instructor, English. As an educator and a parent, I get it. You have no free time. Neither do I. So why am I pausing to write this amid lesson planning for tomorrow, returning student emails, and the myriad of other duties that need my attention? Because I care about you and […]

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COVID-19 Bargaining

COVID-19 Impact Bargaining Update

The transition to online-only teaching, the closing down of campus, and other, significant changes to working conditions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in two recent bargaining sessions between representatives of NTFC and the administration. Like many other higher education unions, we’re now working towards a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the administration […]

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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Community and Professional Resources

*Last Updated on May 5th, 2020.* There are now over 1,200,000 confirmed cases of Corona Virus, also known as COVID-19, in the United States. On March 20th Governor of Illinois, J.B. Pritzker, issued a shelter-in-place order effective until at least April 7th. This order has since been extended until May 30th. To avoid contracting or […]

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News & Events

NTFC Supports Higher Ed Workers Fighting for Unemployment Insurance

Each year, many of our campus workers at the University of Illinois struggle to get by. Food Service Workers and Building Service Workers, among others, often are “laid off” during the summers when the students leave. Though they typically receive work again when the fall instruction resumes, they are ineligible to apply for unemployment benefits […]

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