GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

There will be a General Membership Meeting on Monday, September 17, 2018 at the UOG-SBPA Building room #129 at 6pm.  Please attend for important updates on Collective Bargaining Agreements, current issues, upcoming events, benefits and other union...

GFT REQUESTS CCU TO PROHIBIT GPA EMPLOYEE LAY-OFF

The Guam Power Authority served a notice of layoff to its employees informing of its intentions to eliminate eight positions impacted by the implementation of Smart Grid. Eight full-time, classified employees at the Guam Power Authority will be laid off, not due to...

BILL 303-34 AWAITING APPROVAL FROM GOVERNOR CALVO

Bill 303-34, introduced by Senator Michael F.Q. San Nicolas, removed provisions in the law that are currently prohibiting our law enforcement officers from being represented by employee organizations. Senator San Nicolas stated during the public hearing of the bill,...

HONORING THE SACRIFICES OF THE FIRST RESPONDERS AND RECOVERY WORKERS

The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 caused more law enforcement line of duty deaths than any other single incident in American history. Out of the 2,996 deaths, 412 were emergency workers in New York City who responded to the World Trade Center. Let us share...

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.

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...

PROGRESSIVE SOLUTION

To build shared prosperity, we need to adopt a broad economic strategy that reflects the increasingly global nature of the American economy. Fundamentally, that strategy must empower working families, so that they share in the prosperity and productivity they produce....

REPUBLIC WORKERS RECEIVE PAY THEY WERE OWED

Only nine days after ending the occupation of their former workplace — and winning a worldwide outpouring of support for their courage — members of UE Local 1110 gathered at Chicago’s UE Hall on the afternoon of December 19 to receive the money they had fought...