CSC POST AUDIT INVESTIGATION ON GPD PROMOTIONS

The Civil Service Commission staff report recommends to proceed with a Post Audit Investigation on the promotion of six (6) officers of the Guam Police Department (GPD) in response to a request from GPD officers represented by GFT. The officers assert that proper...

GFT OFFICE CLOSED DECEMBER 6 AND 7

In observance of local and federal holidays, the GFT office will be closed on Thursday, December 6 and Friday, December 7.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  For immediate assistance, you may email irish@gftunion.com.

IMPROVE CLASSROOM CLIMATE

AFT Share My Lesson is a free resource for educators all across the nation where they can access content and share ideas to provide the best education for students everywhere. Educators can access lessons from early childhood to high school and also access...

HELP SHAPE 2020 CENSUS CLASSROOM MATERIALS

Calling all Pre-K through 12th grade teachers in Guam! Help shape 2020 Census classroom materials. The U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools program needs your help to create interactive lessons that show students the importance of the 2020 Census and encourage...

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.

TEACHERS OWED FOR RECLASSIFICATION

There are a number of teachers who have brought a concern to GFT representatives regarding owed reclassification pay. GFT representatives are working with GDOE in addressing this concern. GFT - Board union representative had also included this matter in the GFT report...

GFT SUBMITS PETITION TO LIFT PAY FREEZE

GFT submitted 630 petition signatures from teachers, school support staff, law enforcement officers, and other public employees urging the legislature to fix Bill 323-34 that was lapsed into law (now PL 34-116) by lifting the freeze on increments and reclassification....

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...

LABOR CALLS FOR UNITY AFTER YEARS OF DIVISION

The presidents of 12 of the nation's largest labor unions called Wednesday for reuniting the American labor movement, which split apart three and a half years ago when seven unions left the A.F.L.-C.I.O. and formed a rival federation. The union presidents issued their...