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, Alutiiq Bus Drivers, Guam Police Department, Customs and Quarantine, Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and the Department of Corrections.

Happy Thanksgiving from your Union Family

Happy Thanksgiving from your Union Family

This year has been challenging in ways that make it feel like an entire decade has passed by. That is why now, more than ever, it is important to pause to take inventory of the things we are thankful for. With so much hurt and pain socially, politically, and with...

Year-long Education to Make Up for Lost Instruction

Year-long Education to Make Up for Lost Instruction

The Pacific News Center ran a story on October 4, 2021 where they quote Guam Education Board (GEB) member Robert Crisostomo saying: We need to close the gap on the education that’s missing. It’s going to take a while to catch up. But we got to catch up somewhere and...

Stop Blaming Teachers!

Stop Blaming Teachers!

The Guam Daily Post ran an article entitled Tensions rise at education board special meeting over budget where GFT President Tim Fedenko lays blame on lawmakers and the governor for woefully under funding the Guam Department of Education (GDOE). In response, Guam...

Minimum Wage for Salary Employees

Minimum Wage for Salary Employees

Once again it is time to talk about the low wages in Guam. Yep, Guam needs a raise. The minimum wage is the lowest wage that employers can legally pay their employees. When it comes to the government of Guam, ensuring that working families in Guam are earning at least...