OFFICERS PRESIDENT: Jeremy Strickler VP OF ORGANIZING: Judith Lechner VP OF GRIEVANCES: Travis Waterman VP OF POLITICAL EDUCATION: Mara Williams VP OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Sarah Praskievicz VP OF OPERATIONS: Heather Holmquest VP OF MEMBER COMMUNICATIONS: Bryce Peake TREASURER: Steve McAllister PROPOSED BYLAW AMENDMENTS ARTICLE THREE – ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP: Passes ARTICLE SIX – STEWARDS: Passes ARTICLE… Continue reading ELECTION RESULTS!
Get those ballots returned. Check out the “Election 2011” page for more info!
Great Coverup III On Friday, May 6th the GTFF will be sponsoring the third annual Great Coverup at Luckey’s Bar as a fundraiser for Food for Lane County. GTF’s form cover bands of a single artist and be ready to perform 15-20 minutes worth of music from that artist. In the past we have had… Continue reading Great Coverup III: May 6th, Luckey’s
Vote for: new officers, bylaw amendments, and (if your dept. nominated one/some at the last GMM) dept. stewards. Ballots were mailed out May 18 and should be arriving May 19 or 20. Election ends May 6, 1 PM MAIL BACK BALLOTS NO LATER THAN MAY 4! Prepaid ballots have to be mailed using the USPS… Continue reading GTFF Election Under Way!
Here are all the names of GTFF members who were nominated for a GTFF board position. Election to held by USPS mail in the near future–stayed tuned! This list will be updated if nominees decline the nomination. Information about steward positions can be found at: http://gtff.net/wiki/upload/c/c6/Bylaws_2009.pdf Lyle Murphy art Rob Mertens art Shelley Jensen … Continue reading GTFF Dept. Steward Nominations
The E-Council (made up of department stewards) discussed and debated some amendments to the GTFF Bylaws. The Council is suggesting the general membership consider amending three articles: three, six, ten. Below are links to the proposed amendments. Strike through = deletion. Red = new language. Click on link below, then click on link above “Share… Continue reading Proposed GTFF Bylaw Amendments
Did you know what you are doing April 8, 5-8 PM? If you are a GTFF union member I’ll tell you: you are going to be at the Campbell Senior Center for the spring GMM. Why? Because like a wild Kiger mustangs of SE Oregon, you were meant to be free! Freedom begins with exercising… Continue reading Spring GMM is April 8: Union Officer and Steward Nominations!
Fellow GTFFers, We have arrived at a major historical juncture, and I don’t mean finals week/spring break. Last night the Republicans in Wisconsin passed their Union Busting “budget bill” by a procedure that removed all elements relevant to the budget—leaving only the parts that were always the central goal, those designed to break the labor… Continue reading Labor Needs YOU (yes you!) More Than Ever
Tuesday, April 5 · 11:00am – 2:00pm Get connected to local organizations fighting back against corporate greed Moderated by: Frances Fox Piven and Cornel West and featuring nationally known social justice experts and activists. Where: Bean West Conference Room in Bean Hall (near 15th and Agate) When: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, National Teach-in Live Streamed from NYC… Continue reading Teach in on austerity and the attack on Labor
The results: 2011_aft_or_convention_election_final_results