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GFT – GDOE TEACHERS CBA READY TO REVIEW!

Updated Feb 17, 2017 12:06 am



The negotiations for the GFT – GDOE Teachers Collective Bargaining Agreement has been completed.  Both the GFT membership and the Guam Education Board must ratify the agreement before submitting to the Attorney General’s Office then Governor for final signature.  
 
 
Ratification Voting will be on Monday, February 27, 2017 from 4 – 7pm.  Location TBD. Members must bring their membership card and/or a valid ID in order to vote.  
 
GFT Negotiation Team
 
Tim Fedenko
Sanjay Sharma
Audrey Perez
Doris Terlaje
Dr. Josephine Cruz
Stephen Willman
 
Additional GFT Negotiation Team members - Special Areas
 
Betty Diaz
Craig Matthews
Rebecca North
Anna Palacios
Melanie Nesmith
Shannon Seleen
Franklin Perez
Bernice Cepeda
Patrica Leon Guerrero
Michelle Camacho
Leilani Guerrero

 

2017 ELECTION FOR AT-LARGE OFFICERS

Updated Feb 16, 2017 11:52 pm

The following members had filed an announcement of candidacy as per Article VI, Section C of the GFT By-Laws; Sanjay Sharma, President; Timothy Fedenko, Vice-President; Corazon Mucho, Secretary; and James Lujan, Treasurer; as candidates unopp
GFT - GDOE Teachers' Collective Bargaining Agreement here.  Ratification voting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 27, 2017 from 4 - ">GFT - GDOE TEACHERS COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

Updated Feb 16, 2017 8:37 pm

Teachers may review the GFT - GDOE Teachers' Collective Bargaining Agreement here.  Ratification voting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 27, 2017 from 4 -

2017 GDOE TEACHER OF THE YEAR: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Updated Feb 12, 2017 4:58 pm

The Guam Department of Education has announced the 2017 Teacher of the Year program which recognizes and honors effective teachers in public schools. Each school community is invited to nominate candidates from their jurisdiction.
GFT - GMHA NEGOTIATIONS ON-GOING

Updated Feb 12, 2017 4:57 pm

The GFT - GMHA Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiation meetings began on February 3, 2017 and will continue every Friday. Members may email any input to daniel@gftunion.com.    
 
AFT CALENDARS

Updated Feb 6, 2017 10:06 pm

If you have not received your 2017 AFT calendar, then you may pick up a copy at the GFT office or you may call to make delivery arrangements. For more information, contact the office at 735-4390.
 
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING FEB.6 MONDAY AT 6:30PM

Updated Feb 1, 2017 10:44 pm

There will be a General Membership Meeting on Monday, February 6, 2017 at the UOG School of Business & Public Administration multipurpose room at 6:30pm.  Please attend for updates on current union news, events, benefits and other anno

GEB APPROVES MOTION TO NEGOTIATE DUTY DAY WITH GFT

Updated Jan 31, 2017 4:14 pm

Guam Education Board member, James Lujan, motioned at the regular Board meeting on January 31, 2017, to negotiate the teacher's Duty day with the GFT and to report the results by February 10.  Board member, Mark Mendiola, second the mo

DODEA BUS DRIVERS OF THE MONTH: RAY CHARGUALAF & JOSEPH SANTOS

Updated Jan 26, 2017 10:59 pm

Congratulations to GFT members, Ray Chargualaf and Joseph Santos, for being awarded as DODEA Bus Drivers of the month!  A job well done to Chargualaf and Santos for their service in safely transporting children of DODEA Schools.  
GFT ELECTION: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Updated Jan 22, 2017 9:08 pm

The GFT At-Large Officer Election will be on Friday, February 24, 2017. Member volunteers will be needed to assist with the election at the Polling sites. If you would like to help, please contact Geraldine at the GFT Office at 735-4390.
GFT AT-LARGE OFFICER ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT OF CANDIDACY

Updated Jan 17, 2017 3:15 pm

Announcement of Candidacy Period begins on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 8am and ends on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 5pm.
 
Interested candidates must be a member in good standing on or before January 20, 2017
GEB COMMITS TO COMPLETING CBA

Updated Jan 9, 2017 11:45 pm

The Guam Education Board has committed in finalizing the Teachers’ Collective Bargaining Agreement by January 31st.  Chairman, Peter Alecxis Ada, stated at the special meeting held on January 3rd, the Board is ready to work with th
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MEMBER BENEFITS
  • Marianas Footcare Clinic -

    15% off sole products

  • Marks Sporting Goods - 10 % Off Reg. Priced Items
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    Install a solar panel system at no cost to you! No maintenance fee. No repair fee. No insurance fee.  Say you're a GFT member and receive $100 in Gift Certificates to Pay Less. Conditions apply.

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    10% off any service (excluding oil changes)

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    15% Off All Services (exception of service packages but extra services will be added)

  • Tropic Soap - All orders over 35 pieces will get wholesale price of $1.30 each.
  • T.G.I. Friday's -

    15% discount on member's entree 

  • Law Office of Gumataotao & Pole -

    GFT Members will receive the following benefits without charge for legal fees (This is subject to Attorney's Availability):  • Durable Power of Attorney • Confirmation of Community Property (without Probate) • Summary Administration of Estates Under $20,000. The law office will represent GFT members for Change of Name, Guardianship (adult, minors and Ad Litem) and Adoption for a flat legal fee. All Attorney fees, costs and other fees, including but not be limited to Court filing fees, service of process and summons shall be borne by the Client. All professional work is subject to ethics standards and availability of counsel.  Must schedule an appointment to see an Attorney. Call 475-0200 to schedule your free consultation. 

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    Lucky 7 Gold Card Double points!

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    $14 for a case of paper (5 reams)

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    $5 Off Learn Chamorro education DVD 

    GFT Member Price $15 (regular price $20)

  • Pats Tinting & Detailing - $10 off Window Tinting & $15 off Detailing
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  • Sylvan Learning Center - Present your GFT membership card at time of inquiry and receive $25 off when you schedule a Sylvan Skills Assessment for Reading or Math!
  • X-Ray Pro - 20% off on all studies that are less than $100. 25% off studies or multiple studies that are more than $100. Members who are 59 years old and above (ID required) will receive 50% off the regular list price.
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    10% Off discount on hearing aids

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