GFT REACHES OUT TO GDOE ON STANDARDS-BASED GRADING

GFT President, Sanjay Sharma, reached out to GDOE Superintendent, Jon Fernandez, expressing concerns regarding the transition to Standards-Based Grading (SBG). GDOE is undertaking a campaign to promote Standards-Based Grading (SBG) and will contemplate a change in...

GFT – PORT CBA RATIFICATION: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6

The GFT - Port Collective Bargaining Agreement Ratification meeting is scheduled on Friday, December 6, 2019. Members must be in good standing on or before December 6, 2019 to vote and must bring a valid ID.  For more information, please contact the GFT Office at...

GFT – GMHA CBA NEGOTIATION UPDATE

The GFT and GMHA Collective Bargaining negotiation teams completed their initial review and discussion in all sections of the agreement. Some areas of discussion included seniority, standby/on call duty, floating to other units, in-service training, holiday...

GFT – GMHA CBA NEGOTIATION UPDATE

The GFT and GMHA Collective Bargaining negotiation teams completed their initial review and discussion in all sections of the agreement. Some areas of discussion included seniority, standby/on call duty, floating to other units, in-service training, holiday...

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 T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST OPEN TO ALL PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

GFT T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST OPEN TO ALL PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

GFT is hosting a contest for the design of the next GFT T-shirt at the 13th Annual Convention. The first place winner will not only have their design used for GFT but will win $1000! The second place winner will receive $500 and the third place winner will receive...

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18

The next General Membership Meeting will be on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6pm in the UOG-SBPA Multipurpose room #129. All members should attend the meeting for updates on collective bargaining agreements, current issues and concerns, upcoming events, new benefits...

AFT VISITS GFT

AFT VISITS GFT

The new AFT Western Regional Director, Ramiro Hernandez, and the head of the AFT Organizing and Field Services, Darrin Nedrow, were on island for a day and visited GFT President, Sanjay Sharma, and Vice President, Timothy Fedenko, at the GFT office. Hernandez and...

FIGHT THE BITE

FIGHT THE BITE

Stay informed and take precautionary measures to keep you and your family safe from the spread of the dengue infection that has reached our island. Visit the Guam Homeland Security website for the latest updates and information on the symptoms and prevention efforts....

NO ONE SHOULD FEAR FOR THEIR SAFETY ON THE JOB

A workplace violence prevention bill just introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would develop protection measures and enforceable safety standards for people who work in frontline healthcare jobs. While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration “has...