GFT - Guam's Local Union :: News
Top News
CBA NEGOTIATIONS FOR ALUTIIQ - DODEA BUS DRIVERS COMPLETED!

Updated Nov 19, 2017 3:52 pm



GFT and ALUTIIQ have completed negotiations for the renewal of the DODEA Bus Drivers' Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)! A number of items were negotiated improving the working conditions of our bus drivers such as seniority, overtime work, transfers, paid leave, health and welfare benefits and a 14% increase in wages over a three-year period!  
 
The next step in finalizing the agreement is the ratification voting by members. A copy of the CBA will be distributed to both the Northern and Southern stations and will be sent electronically to all members for their review. 
 
GFT RATIFICATION VOTING
Date & Time: Friday, November 24, 2017 from 9am to 5pm and Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 9am - 3pm. 
Location: GFT Office 
 
For more information, please contact the GFT Office at 735-4390.
EARLY THANKSGIVING FOR TEACHERS WITH NEW CBA

Updated Nov 19, 2017 3:43 pm

Our public school teachers have much to be thankful for after waiting six long years for a signed collective bargaining agreement (CBA)! The agreement includes several items that clarifies and addresses concerns from teachers and administrato
TEACHERS’ COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT SIGNED AND APPROVED BY GOVERNOR CALVO

Updated Nov 12, 2017 9:33 pm

After six long years, the GFT - GDOE Teachers' Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) has been signed and approved by Governor Eddie Calvo.  The CBA covers several areas affecting the working conditions of our public school teachers,
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING NOVEMBER 13

Updated Nov 6, 2017 12:13 am

The next General Membership Meeting is on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the UOG School of Business and Public Administration Building room #129 at 6pm. Members are highly encouraged to attend for updates on Collective Bargaining Agreements, curr

WHY BECOME A GFT MEMBER?

Updated Oct 29, 2017 5:33 pm

"In 1988, I was a new teacher and was asked to be a member (GFT). I didn't sign-up at the time because I thought there was no need. However, after hearing a story about another teacher, I decided to safe-guard myself and get on board
HELP PUERTO RICO!

Updated Oct 25, 2017 1:18 am

Responding to the water crisis in Puerto Rico, the AFT; Operation Blessing International; the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; and the Hispanic Federation launched Operation Agua to crowdsource contributions and pro

UPDATING GUAM’S WORKERS’ COMPENSTATION: AN INJURY AT WORK TO BANKRUPTCY

Updated Oct 19, 2017 11:43 pm

The purpose of workers’ compensation should be to ensure an injured worker receives a timely and predictable compensation until the worker is able to return to work.  In 1988, Guam last updated the maximum cap on workers’ com
RESCHEDULED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: PORT DAILY OVERTIME COURT HEARING

Updated Oct 17, 2017 4:45 pm

A hearing on the daily overtime pay owed to Stevedore members at the Port Authority of Guam was scheduled on Friday, October 20, 2017 but is now RESCHEDULED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
 
As stipulated in the Port&
JOB INSURANCE AND MORE

Updated Oct 12, 2017 11:07 pm

Being a member of GFT is job insurance.  When an employee gets blamed for unfortunate events occurring at work, GFT will advocate for a fair representation throughout the entire process.  GFT holds Exclusive Recognition for many age
GFT JOINS THE FIGHT

Updated Oct 12, 2017 7:44 pm

GFT continues to "JOIN THE FIGHT" with Guam Cancer Care giving Guam's businesses, organizations and associations the alliance and common interest in improving the lives of the people of Guam!   

GFT - GFD CONTRACT STILL IN PROCESS

Updated Oct 10, 2017 12:06 am

Chief negotiators for GFT and the Guam Fire Department met this week to coordinate the final process of negotiations for the GFT - GFD Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). A number of items in the CBA have been discussed and negotiated to i
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION ON GUAM’S WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW

Updated Oct 6, 2017 12:54 am

Senator Regine Biscoe Lee will be holding a round table discussion on October 10, 2017 at 10AM in the Public Hearing Room of I Liheslaturan Guahan to discuss the Workers’ Compensation Law.  The current Workers' Compensation Com
 
Revised PTEP
Revised PTEP (April 30, 2014)
Download PTEP
Hay Pay Grievance
Dissatisfied with your Hay Pay? Start your grievance with these guidelines and sample form.
(Part A) Grievance Process
(Part B) Sample Grievance Form


GFT E-Update Newsletter

Sign up to receive GFT's E-Update sent out weekly and stay up to date on events and issues!

First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:

How much are my dues?


Enter your current salary:


GFT CALENDAR
November 2017

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thur
Fri
Sat
Sun

 
 
1
2
3
4
5

6
7
8
9
10
11
12

13
14
15
16
17
18
19

20
21
22
23
24
25
26

27
28
29
30
 
 
 

MEMBER BENEFITS
  • School Essentials (The Parent Teacher Store) - Minimum purchase of $5.00 earns a 10% Discount
  • Heritage Boat Charters - 10% Off Weekday Fishing Charters
  • 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.
  • 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. 

  • Learn Chamorro -

    $5 Off Learn Chamorro education DVD 

    GFT Member Price $15 (regular price $20)

  • View All Benefits
  • Blue Boy Muffler & Auto Services -

    10% off any service (excluding oil changes)

  • Ross Hearing Aids -

    10% Off discount on hearing aids

  • T.G.I. Friday's -

    15% discount on member's entree 

  • 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!
  • Pats Tinting & Detailing - $10 off Window Tinting & $15 off Detailing
  • Marianas Footcare Clinic -

    15% off sole products

  • Shell Guam -

    Lucky 7 Gold Card Double points!

  • Todo Maoleg - 10% off
  • Gaylord -

    10% off All Items including Rental

  • Neni Trendz - 10% off purchases (Purchases available via email contact: russ@nenitrendz.com) Look for Neni Trendz on Facebook for assorted baby accessories & Guam’s very own Neni Bottoms Cloth Diapers!
  • Ace Auto Port -

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

  • Marks Sporting Goods - 10 % Off Reg. Priced Items
  • Chamorro Gardens - Discount on Security Deposit
  • Tropic Soap - All orders over 35 pieces will get wholesale price of $1.30 each.
  • Guam Renewable Energy -

    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.

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Nov 21 Birthdays
Annette Galvez
Marlina Rose Olkeriil
Evelyn Ann Quiroz
Peter Salas
Therese Salas
Marilyn Tablan
Lenny Tajalle