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 Community College 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, Port Authority of Guam Police I and II, Port Security Guard (Armed), Psychiatric Nurses, Psychiatric Technicians, and Department of Public Works Sanitation Division.

Illegal Wage Garnishment by GDOE

Illegal Wage Garnishment by GDOE

Have you been impacted by an illegal wage garnishment? This is a critical issue that requires your immediate attention. GFT has recently become aware that the Department of Education (DOE) is asserting overpayment of salary and/or differential pay, affecting...

New Overtime Rules

New Overtime Rules

A new regulation has been finalized by the U.S. Department of Labor that expands who is eligible for overtime pay. The overtime threshold hasn’t been properly updated for nearly 50 years, leaving millions of workers without basic overtime protections. Under the new...

GFT Union Officers Election 2024

GFT Union Officers Election 2024

February 23, 2024, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the GFT Office (Mangilao). Contested Seats GDOE Teachers' Chairperson Uncontested Seats GDOE Teachers' Vice-Chairperson: Joanie La Ville GDOE Recorder: Francisca Blanco GCC Support Staff Chairperson: Kenneth Bautista...

Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day

As Veteran’s Day arrives, we are reminded to pause and offer our deepest thanks to those who have donned the uniform to serve our nation. These individuals, from varied backgrounds, have made great personal sacrifices to defend the liberties we hold dear. This...