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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Know Your Contract

All About Wages, Part 1 of 3

Since NTFC won our first contract in the spring of 2016, there has been a dramatic increase in the rate at which average salaries have risen, as shown in the timeline above. While most of us are happy to see our paychecks increase no matter the reason, it’s also important to understand why and how […]

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News and Events

NTFC’s New Professional Development Grants

In addition to the $500 in professional development money guaranteed to members by the university through our contract, 10 grants of up to $500 are now available to members in good standing through a fund gifted to NTFC. This is a one-time funding cycle. When these ten grants are allotted, the fund will be closed. […]

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Solidarity

Statement of Solidarity with the Decatur Federation of Teaching Assistants

November 11th, 2019 We, the Non-Tenure Faculty Coalition #6546 AFT/IFT/AAUP, express our full solidarity with the Decatur Federation of Teaching Assistants (DFTA) #4324 AFT/IFT/AFL-CIO in their fight for a fair contract with the Decatur School Board. We call on the Decatur School Board to negotiate in good faith a fair contract with the members of […]

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