Health care sign up

Need to sign up for health care? Add partner / spouse / child(ren) to your plan? Come by the GTFF office and speak with Lisa, our Benefits Administrator. In order to activate health insurance, you need to fill out the enrollment form at the office. If you have a question about the Pacific Source health… Continue reading Health care sign up

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Fall 2010 Election – GTFF Endorsements at GMM

At the Fall General Membership Meeting the GTFF voted to endorse the following candidates and ballot measures: A yes vote of John Kitzhaber for Governor of OR A yes vote of Pat Riggs-Henson for Lane County Commissioner A yes vote of Peter DeFazio for Congressional Representative, Oregon’s 4th District A yes vote of Ballot Measure 71 –… Continue reading Fall 2010 Election – GTFF Endorsements at GMM

Student Vote Coalition

The GTFF executive council has vote to support the efforts of the Student Vote Coalition.  The Student Vote Coalition is working to register new student voters, in the non-partisan manner, on campus.  Members of the Student Vote Coalition will be going around to classes to register new Oregon voters this Fall.  We encourage all GTFs… Continue reading Student Vote Coalition

Executive Council 2010 Retreat

On Sept. 10-12 twenty stewards and officers of the GTFF met to discuss the goals and actions of the GTFF.

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General Membership Meeting

General Membership Meeting Location: Campbell Senior Center – 155 High Street (corner of High and 1st street, just south of the river bike path; it’s on the way to Skinner Butte Park). Time: 05:30 pm – 8:00 pm (ish) Date: October 1, 2010 Description: The GMM is the quarterly business (and social) meeting for full… Continue reading General Membership Meeting

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Tentative Agreement Reached

After 17 hours, the GTFF bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with the university. The session was facilitated by a state-appointed mediator. For the contract to be approved, the GTFF membership needs to vote to ratify the agreement. To read the agreement, click the following link: 2010_2012_CBA_tentative_agreement_GTFF Dave Cecil, the lead GTFF negotiator sent out… Continue reading Tentative Agreement Reached

GTFF in the news – Contract Mediation

After nine months of bargaining a contract with the university, the GTFF and the university went into the mediation stage. Leading up the mediation, the GTFF held two events. Here’s the news coverage from the local newspapers. Oregon Daily Emerald: “GTFs rally to support contract negotiations: Deliberations between GTF union, University ongoing since fall term“… Continue reading GTFF in the news – Contract Mediation