GFT OPPOSES CHANGE TO 60-DAY RULE AT THE CSC

A public hearing was held yesterday on Bill 267-34 seeking to amend the procedural protections within the classified civil service. The amendment proposes to change the 60 day rule to 90 days; which refers to when management shall give the employee in the classified...

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES ACT GOOD FOR STUDENTS

A public hearing was held on Bill 224-34 authorizing delegation of student health services to school employees other than health care practitioners under specific circumstances and limiting liability of personnel providing student health services. GFT supports the...

RUMMAGE SALE MAY 19

There will be a rummage sale on May 19, 2018 from 7:30 - 10:30am at the Guam United Methodist Church, Rte. 15 Fadian Point Road. Proceeds will benefit the schools for girls run by the Salesian Sisters in Cambodia. The Salesian Sisters is a religious congregation who...

TEACHER UNUSED PERSONAL LEAVE

We have received inquiries from teachers about unused personal leave. Teachers are encouraged to convert their unused personal leave to sick leave to save the department money during the government financial crisis. However, this is at the discretion of the teacher....

Representing GovGuam Agencies and Alutiiq Bus Drivers

GFT, AFT Local 1581, exclusively represents the Guam Department of Education Teachers and Support Staff, Guam Memorial Hospital Nurses and Staff, University of Guam Support Staff, Guam Waterworks, Guam Fire Department, Department of Public Health and Social Services Eligibility Specialists, Guam Port Authority, Department of Public Works Bus Drivers, and Alutiiq Bus Drivers. GFT is pursuing exclusive representation for Guam Police Department, Customs and Quarantine, Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and the Department of Corrections.

STRONG UNIONS, STRONGER COMMUNITIES

A new report looks at numerous case studies where members of labor unions have used their freedom to join strong unions and collective voice to fight for improvements that benefit all working families in communities throughout America. Learn more and download the...

FCC VOTES TO END NET NEUTRALITY

The Federal Communications Commission's Republican appointees ignored their responsibility to put the public interest first yesterday as they voted to end net neutrality. The decision, which puts profit over the public good, will widen inequality, lessen opportunity...

TEACH HUMAN RIGHTS

Sunday is Human Rights Day and Share My Lesson has great ideas and resources to educate K-12 students about human rights issues. These resources will help students better understand what human rights are and learn how they can make a difference. Check out the site...

OBAMA ECONOMIC PLAN: CREATE MADE-IN-AMERICA JOBS

President-elect Barack Obama today laid out some of the details of his economic recovery plan. While the current President focuses on giving the Medal of Freedom to the leader of a country that has the highest number of trade union murders in the world and on spending...

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