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 Community College 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, Alutiiq Bus Drivers, Guam Police Department, Customs and Quarantine, Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and the Department of Corrections, Port Authority of Guam Police I and II, Port Security Guard (Armed), Psychiatric Nurses, Psychiatric Technicians, and Department of Public Works Sanitation Division.

GFT-GMHA CBA Ratification

GFT-GMHA CBA Ratification

The ratification vote for the GFT-GMHA Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) will take place at the GFT Office in Mangilao from Monday, May 20, 2024, to Friday, May 24, 2024 8:30 AM - 4:30PM. The CBA for GFT-GMHA covers RNs, LPNs, and CNAs. Click here to view the...

GFT-GFD CBA for Ratification

GFT-GFD CBA for Ratification

Ratification of the first Guam firefighters, fire service specialists, and E911 medical dispatchers' collective bargaining agreement. Voting takes place at the GFT Union Office located in Mangilao from May 13, 2024, to May 24, 2024. Time for ratification is between...

Removing Praxis Math for Recruitment

Removing Praxis Math for Recruitment

On Wednesday, April 24, 2024, Senator Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas introduced Bill 282-37, which aims to eliminate the Praxis mathematics requirement from the Guam initial educator certificate. He argues that this change would help alleviate the shortage of certified...

Illegal Wage Garnishment by GDOE

Illegal Wage Garnishment by GDOE

Have you been impacted by an illegal wage garnishment? This is a critical issue that requires your immediate attention. GFT has recently become aware that the Department of Education (DOE) is asserting overpayment of salary and/or differential pay, affecting...

New Overtime Rules

New Overtime Rules

A new regulation has been finalized by the U.S. Department of Labor that expands who is eligible for overtime pay. The overtime threshold hasn’t been properly updated for nearly 50 years, leaving millions of workers without basic overtime protections. Under the new...

GFT Union Officers Election 2024

GFT Union Officers Election 2024

February 23, 2024, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the GFT Office (Mangilao). Contested Seats GDOE Teachers' Chairperson Uncontested Seats GDOE Teachers' Vice-Chairperson: Joanie La Ville GDOE Recorder: Francisca Blanco GCC Support Staff Chairperson: Kenneth Bautista...