DONATE TO AFT MEMBERS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE MICHAEL

By now you’ve seen the devastation that Hurricane Michael left in its wake. Many communities still stranded without power, while others were totally wiped out. We’ve reached out to members in the area to make sure everyone is safe, and are in contact with local union...

SUPPORT BILL 352-34

GFT supports Bill 352-34 which proposes to remove the three (3) appointed Guam Education Board members, change the board terms from two (2) to four (4) years and make Non-Voting Members as Voting Members of the board. The bill will give representatives of students,...

TELL THE WORLD YOU’RE STICKING WITH YOUR UNION!

At a time when labor is under fire more than ever, union members took to the streets of Philadelphia to show the world that #UNIONSUNITED can make a powerful statement. Watch as thousands of union families gather for the 2018 Philadelphia Labor Day Parade & Family...

BILL 352-34 PUBLIC HEARING TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

There will be a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 4pm in the Guam Congress Building on Bill 352-34 which proposes to remove the three (3) appointed Guam Education Board members, change the board terms from two (2) to four (4) years and make Non-Voting...

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.

GFT REQUESTS CCU TO PROHIBIT GPA EMPLOYEE LAY-OFF

The Guam Power Authority served a notice of layoff to its employees informing of its intentions to eliminate eight positions impacted by the implementation of Smart Grid. Eight full-time, classified employees at the Guam Power Authority will be laid off, not due to...

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...