GFT and GMHA have agreed to open up negotiations for the GMHA nurses.  GFT submitted the ground rules in December and will be following up with GMHA management in setting a date to begin negotiations.  The current Collective Bargaining Agreement was signed in 2007 and is currently in effect.  The agreement covers all Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Certified Nurse Assistants of the Guam Memorial Hospital facilities.