GUAM NEEDS A MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

GUAM NEEDS A MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

Guam lags behind in wages compared to other states, no wonder Guamanians leave our beautiful island. The Economic Policy Institute (2019) tracks minimum wage increases and notes the following: minimum wage has increased in 27 states and DC since January 2014, 41...
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: MONDAY, MAY 13

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: MONDAY, MAY 13

The next General Membership meeting will be on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6pm at the UOG – SBPA Building, multipurpose room #129. Members are encouraged to attend for updates on collective bargaining agreements, current issues and concerns, union news, upcoming events...
A RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS

A RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS

While Guam mulls a $9.25/hr pay raise, its nearest state, Hawaii, contemplates House Bill 1191 that will raise its pay to $15/hr by 2023. The progress in addressing wage inequality on Guam drifts behind our nearest states. GFT takes the position that nearly all wages...

BILL 30-35 WOULD INCREASE INSURANCE PREMIUMS

In a utopian world where GovGuam employees and retirees have an adequate income, Bill 30-35 would allow medical care at Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC). However, the reality of the situation is that many employees and retirees do not earn enough to afford an...
SIRENA 2K/5K RUN/WALK THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 2!

SIRENA 2K/5K RUN/WALK THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 2!

Support the CHamoru Language and Culture by registering today for the Learn CHamoru Project “Famokkat/Falagu CHamoru 2K-5K Sirena Run/Walk” on Saturday, MARCH 2, 2019 at the CHamoru Village. Show Time is 5AM and Go Time is 6AM. Proceeds will not only...