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GFT ELECTION 2020

The Announcement of Candidacy period for the upcoming GFT Election will begin on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 8am until Friday, February 7, 2020 at 5pm. The Union Officer positions up election are the At-Large positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer as well as Delegate positions for the Biennial AFT Convention.

Please complete the Candidacy form in person at the GFT Office in Mangilao no later than February 7, 2020 by 5pm.

Candidacy Period: Friday, January 17, 2020 at 8am – Friday, February 7, 2020 at 5pm
GFT Election Day for AT-LARGE Union Officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary & Treasurer): Friday, February 28, 2020
Installation/Recognition & Biennial AFT Convention Delegates Election: Saturday, March 21, 2020

Eligibility Requirements: To run for an official position, you must have been a member in good standing on or before Friday, January 17, 2020. For more information, contact the GFT Office at 735-4390.

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PUBLIC HEARING ON WORKERS COMPENSATION BILLS

The Legislative Committee on Federal and Foreign Affairs, Telecommunications, Technology and Labor will convene a series of public hearings for Bill 200-35 and Bill 201-35 on December 23, 2019 in the Public Hearing Room of the Guam Congress Building. The first session will begin at 2:00 p.m. and the second session will begin at 5:30 p.m. You may also submit written testimony addressed to Senator Regine Biscoe Lee, Chair of the Committee, and may be submitted via hand delivery to the Office of Senator Regine Biscoe Lee or via email to senatorbiscoelee@guamlegislature.org.

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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 $250.

The contest is open to all currently enrolled public high school students in Guam.

All entries must be original creations of the contestant and must incorporate into the design, the GFT Local 1581 brand (i.e. colors, trademarks, or logos) and GFT’s representation for the following employee agencies with the text “United” or “Strong” or similar wording:

GDOE Teachers & Support Staff
Port Authority of Guam Employees
GMHA Nurses
GWA Employees
DPW Bus Drivers
ALUTIIQ (DODEA) Bus Drivers
UOG Support Staff
GCC Support Staff
DPHSS Eligibility Specialists
GFD Firefighters and Specialists
GPD Police Officers
DOC Corrections Officers
Guam Customs & Quarantine Officers
All other Government of Guam employees

Original creations have never been published, and does not contain profanity, trademarks, logos, or copyrighted works of any other person or business.

The contest begins on November 15, 2019.

The entries must be received via email to irish@gftunion.com or dropped off at the GFT Office in Mangilao before 5 p.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020.

For more information, please contact the GFT Office at 735-4390 or email irish@gftunion.com.

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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 and other union news. Refreshments will be available.

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GFT MEMBERSHIP CARDS

If you have lost, misplaced or have not received your GFT membership card, please contact the GFT office or email irish@gftunion.com. Also, please update your membership information. Membership cards are mailed to the address on file. If you may have moved or changed your mailing address, please ensure we have the updated information. We appreciate your understanding.