MEDICAL FUNDRAISER FRIDAY, MAY 24

GFT - ALUTIIQ Vice-Chair, Ed Quintanilla, will be having a medical fundraiser on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 6 - 10pm at Club Icon in Tumon.  Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10.  Please come by and support!

GDOE ‘YES’ SURVEY

GDOE teachers, staff, parents and students are all encouraged to complete the 2019 Year End School ('YES') Survey. The first 'YES' survey was launched in 2017 and was helpful for school administrators. The survey will be anonymous and individual responses will be...

HAPPY NATIONAL HOSPITAL WEEK

Nurses, staff and administrators at the GMHA Skilled Nursing Unit celebrated National Hospital Week at their luncheon. The unit provides patients with long-term rehabilitative care. Take the time to thank all the dedicated nurses, doctors and hospital staff for their...

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: MONDAY, MAY 13

The next General Membership meeting will be on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6pm at the UOG – SBPA Building, multipurpose room #129. Members are encouraged to attend for updates on collective bargaining agreements, current issues and concerns, union news, upcoming events...

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.

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...

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...