WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!

Welcome back to another school year. For those that are new to the field of teaching, thank you for undertaking the most rewarding profession, raising up the future generation! Teaching is not a career that is financially rewarding, but the long-term rewards are the...

GFT PROPOSES AMENDMENT TO 180 DAY EQUIVALENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS

An informational hearing was held yesterday on Public Law 34-105 relative to converting the 180 instructional days required each school year by the Guam Department of Education to 900 instructional hours per year for elementary schools and 1,260 instructional hours...

TB TEST & HEALTH FAIR: THANK YOU SPONSORS, VENDORS, VOLUNTEERS & MEMBERS

An informational hearing was held yesterday on Public Law 34-105 relative to converting the 180 instructional days required each school year by the Guam Department of Education to 900 instructional hours per year for elementary schools and 1,260 instructional hours...

INFORMATIONAL HEARING ON GDOE INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS: AUGUST 15

Welcome back to another school year. For those that are new to the field of teaching, thank you for undertaking the most rewarding profession, raising up the future generation! Teaching is not a career that is financially rewarding, but the long-term rewards are 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.

TEACHER MENTORSHIP

TEACHER MENTORSHIP

The GFT - Port Collective Bargaining Agreement Ratification meeting is scheduled on Friday, June 14, 2019. Members must be in good standing on or before June 14 to vote and must bring a valid ID. Please see the times and locations below.  For more information, you may...

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!

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

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...

GOP TAX BILL GETS WORSE AS FINAL VOTES APPROACH

GOP TAX BILL GETS WORSE AS FINAL VOTES APPROACH

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...

FCC VOTES TO END NET NEUTRALITY

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...

TEACH HUMAN RIGHTS

TEACH HUMAN RIGHTS

Remarkable as it is, now that details of the Republican's conference agreement on the tax bill are out, the GOP has managed to make a bad bill even worse. "People in the top tax bracket are now getting even more money," AFT President Randi Weingarten says....