PUBLIC HEARING ON WORKERS COMPENSATION BILLS

The Legislative Committee on Federal and Foreign Affairs, Telecommunications, Technology and Labor will convene a series of public hearings for Bill 200-35 and Bill 201-35 on December 23, 2019 in the Public Hearing Room of the Guam Congress Building. The first session...

FREE LESSONS: EXPLORING THE TOP RESOURCES OF 2019

We love end-of-year lists, but especially this one. Thanks to all the downloading, rating, and reviewing and sharing you–our AFT Share My Lesson members–have done, we now know what ranked as the top resources of 2019. Take a peek! These top free 2019 resources...

WHAT’S NEW FROM AFT MEMBER BENEFITS?

HILTON HOTELS Thanks to our affiliation with the AFL-CIO, we now have access to a 12% discount on all global Hilton hotels (subject to availability).  Read more here. GOOGLE CERTIFIED EDUCATOR 60% discount on level 1 exam, 75% discount on level 2 exam This is a...

GFT REACHES OUT TO GDOE ON STANDARDS-BASED GRADING

GFT President, Sanjay Sharma, reached out to GDOE Superintendent, Jon Fernandez, expressing concerns regarding the transition to Standards-Based Grading (SBG). GDOE is undertaking a campaign to promote Standards-Based Grading (SBG) and will contemplate a change in...

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 STEWARDS LEADING THE WAY

GFT STEWARDS LEADING THE WAY

Union Stewards gathered at GFT's annual Steward Training and learned more about their collective bargaining rights, rights as stewards, the grievance process and adverse actions. Stewards received the tools and resources to help them effectively represent their...

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WAVE

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WAVE

Join the Guam Cancer Care on their 8th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Wave on Friday, October 11, 2019 at the ITC Intersection, Tamuning. Showtime is 3:30pm and Wavetime is 4 - 6pm. Every participatant who registers at the wave ages 18 years and older will be entered...

GOVGUAM HEALTH INSURANCE: AETNA PRESENTATIONS

Health Insurance Presentation for Public @ Micronesian Mall • Saturday, Sept 28, 2019 10:00 am to 3:00 pm • Friday, Oct 4, 2019 11:00 am to 6:00 pm • Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 10:00 am to 3:00 pm • Friday, Oct 11, 2019 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Aetna...

FIGHT THE BITE

FIGHT THE BITE

Stay informed and take precautionary measures to keep you and your family safe from the spread of the dengue infection that has reached our island. Visit the Guam Homeland Security website for the latest updates and information on the symptoms and prevention efforts....

GOVGUAM HEALTH INSURANCE

The Government of Guam has awarded Aetna Intemational (Aema) the exclusive contract to provide Medical and Dental coverage for all eligible Employees, Retirees and Survivors of Retirees effective October 1, 2019. The HSA2000, PP01500 and the Retiree Supplemental Plan...

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

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....