LEAVE SHARING REQUEST

Fellow GDOE member, Arkenauo Haddy, is requesting for sick leave sharing as he undergoes medical attention. Please contact the GFT Office at 735-4390 if you are able to help.  

CSC POST AUDIT INVESTIGATION ON GPD PROMOTIONS

The Civil Service Commission staff report recommends to proceed with a Post Audit Investigation on the promotion of six (6) officers of the Guam Police Department (GPD) in response to a request from GPD officers represented by GFT. The officers assert that proper...

GFT OFFICE CLOSED DECEMBER 6 AND 7

In observance of local and federal holidays, the GFT office will be closed on Thursday, December 6 and Friday, December 7.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  For immediate assistance, you may email irish@gftunion.com.

IMPROVE CLASSROOM CLIMATE

AFT Share My Lesson is a free resource for educators all across the nation where they can access content and share ideas to provide the best education for students everywhere. Educators can access lessons from early childhood to high school and also access...

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.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING NOVEMBER 19

The next GFT General Membership meeting will be on Monday, November 19, 2018 at the UOG - SBPA Building Room #129 at 6:00pm. Important information will be discussed along with updates in collective bargaining, current issues and concerns, upcoming events, benefits and...

TEACHER BRIP PAY

GFT Board-Union representative, Mark McCarthy, requested information at the Guam Education Board meeting regarding the status of the BRIP Pay (Bonus, Rewards and Incentives Program) owed to teachers. Superintendent, Jon Fernandez, acknowledged that he will be...

LEAVE SHARING

Please help fellow GDOE members, Neeti Prakash and Richard Bossy, seeking for sick leave donations. If you would like to help and share some of your leave, then please contact the GFT Office at 735-4390.

MORE EDUCATORS ARE RUNNING FOR OFFICE

A spirit of activism is rising among educators across the country, and it's not just on picket lines: From Maine to California, Governing the States and Localities reports that many teachers are choosing to run for legislative seats. Fed up with poorly informed...

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE AFT!

As we ring in 2018, the AFT has been reflecting on all the ways our locals, our state federations and our members were out in force in 2017—fighting budget cuts; privatization; austerity; and the attacks on workers, the middle class, the safety net, healthcare, and...

STRONG UNIONS, STRONGER COMMUNITIES

A new report looks at numerous case studies where members of labor unions have used their freedom to join strong unions and collective voice to fight for improvements that benefit all working families in communities throughout America. Learn more and download the...