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.

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...

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....

PUBLIC HEARING BILL 224-34 AND BILL 267-34 MAY 17

The Committee on Appropriations and Adjudication will conduct a Public Hearing on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 9:00am in the Public Hearing Room at the Guam Congress Building for the following: Bill No. 224-34 authorizing delegation of student health services to school...

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING MOVED TO MAY 21

The General Membership Meeting is now scheduled for Monday, May 21, 2018 at the UOG School of Business and Public Administration building room #129 at 6pm.  Members are highly encouraged to attend for updates on collective bargaining agreements, current issues,...

FREE COLLEGE BENEFIT

Members and their families can earn an Associate Degree with NO out-of-pocket cost with the Union Plus Free College Benefit. This is open to all members, including retirees, as well as their spouses/domestic partners, children, grandchildren, step-children,...

MORE EDUCATORS ARE RUNNING FOR OFFICE

A spirit of activism is rising among educators across the country, and it's not just on picket lines: From Maine to California, Governing the States and Localities reports that many teachers are choosing to run for legislative seats. Fed up with poorly informed...

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE AFT!

As we ring in 2018, the AFT has been reflecting on all the ways our locals, our state federations and our members were out in force in 2017—fighting budget cuts; privatization; austerity; and the attacks on workers, the middle class, the safety net, healthcare, and...

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