GFT SUPPORTS BILL 23-35 REMOVING PREFERENCE POINTS FOR PROMOTIONS

GFT has submitted testimony in support of Bill 23-35 relative to removing preference point considerations for promotions in the government of Guam. GFT believes that once employed with the government, continued employment and advancement must be based on the value of...

SIRENA 2K/5K RUN/WALK MOVED TO MARCH 2

Support the CHamoru Language and Culture by registering today for the Learn CHamoru Project "Famokkat/Falagu CHamoru 2K-5K Sirena Run/Walk" which has been moved to MARCH 2, 2019 at the CHamoru Village. Show Time is 5AM and Go Time is 6AM. Proceeds will not only...

FINANCIAL PLANNING DECODED SEMINAR: FEBRUARY 21

United Financial Services will be holding a FREE Financial Planning Seminar on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 6:30pm - 9:00pm at the Leo Palace Resort, Brizo Ballroom. Free food and drinks will be available. Please call the GFT Office at 735-4390 to reserve a spot...

ROAD MAP TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR WORKING FAMILIES By Robert Koss

For at least the last couple of decades, the GFT has worked to impress upon our island leaders the importance of improving the quality of life for working families. During this most recent campaign season, many candidates seeking office set forth, “improving the...

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: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019 AT 6PM

There will be a General Membership Meeting on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 6pm at the UOG-SBPA Building room #129.  Members are highly encouraged to attend for updates on collective bargaining, current issues and concerns, union news, upcoming events and the latest...

GUAM’S CASH MISMANAGEMENT CONTINUES, SENATORS CONTINUE TO SPEND

While majority of employees in the Government of Guam have their increments frozen this fiscal year, the actions from the elected senators in the 35th Guam Legislature have continued to forget them. As the Legislature completes its third week, several spending bills...

A NEW ERA OF LEADERSHIP

GFT Members, union leaders and representatives look forward to working with the appointments by the new administration. GFT hopes that together with the new leadership, we can improve the working conditions of our employees and the quality of life for working...

REGISTER TODAY FOR THE SIRENA RUN/WALK

Support the CHamoru Language and Culture by registering today for the Learn CHamoru Project "Famokkat/Falagu CHamoru 2K-5K Sirena Run/Walk" to be held on February 23, 2019 at the CHamoru Village. Proceeds will not only support The Learn Chamoru Project but a portion...

FREE COLLEGE BENEFIT

Members and their families can earn an Associate Degree with NO out-of-pocket cost with the Union Plus Free College Benefit. This is open to all members, including retirees, as well as their spouses/domestic partners, children, grandchildren, step-children,...

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...