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, Alutiiq Bus Drivers, Guam Police Department, Customs and Quarantine, Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and the Department of Corrections.

13th Annual GFT Convention

13th Annual GFT Convention

The 13th Annual GFT Convention kicks off this year at the GFT Compound in Mangilao on Saturday, March 19, 2022. This FREE event is open to all GFT members. This is an informal event to recognize involved GFT members such as shop stewards, committee members, and...

Telling Tales with Trash

Telling Tales with Trash

Hafa Adai Educators! My name is Christian San Nicolas, one of the Program Coordinators with the Micronesia Climate Change Alliance, a local Non-Profit Organisation dedicated to building community-based solutions to the climate crisis! Our organization was recently...

Double Pay

Double Pay

GFT filed its appeal to the Guam Supreme Court on the Double Pay issue. GFT claims that all employees who had to report to work during the COR 1 emergency at the beginning of the pandemic must receive double pay. The Government says that double pay must only be given...

Martin Luther King Jr Day

Martin Luther King Jr Day

In his famous "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, "We will win our freedom because the sacred heritage of our nation is the ability of each individual to make of himself the master of his own fate." It was a speech full...

Forgiveness Loans and TEACH Grant

Forgiveness Loans and TEACH Grant

One of the best ways to increase your pay is to get a higher degree. For educators, getting 18 credits on top of your Bachelor's degree will earn you a Teacher III status. Getting a Master's degree will land you at Teacher IV. If you're If you’re thinking about...

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program Under the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program, if you teach full-time for five complete and consecutive academic years in a low-income school or educational service agency, and meet other qualifications, you may be eligible for...