GFT ANNUAL TB TEST & HEALTH FAIR: SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

GFT ANNUAL TB TEST & HEALTH FAIR: SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

GFT’s Annual TB Test & Health Fair will be on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 10am – 2pm at the GPO. TB Tests are free for members and their families (while supplies last due to island-wide shortage). Health and wellness information from various vendors...
GFT OPPOSES BILL 09-35

GFT OPPOSES BILL 09-35

GFT supports adequate and responsible funding of our government operations. The government is our largest employer, drives the economy and provides essential services. When the government is inadequately funded, the economy suffers, people suffer, and government...
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...
GFT OPPOSES BILL 09-35

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...