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GFT moves to resume Port negotiations

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by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - After several requests were made to resume negotiations, the Guam Federation of Teachers hopes to proceed with arbitration for the Port Authority of Guam's contract. In a letter to Port Authority General Manager Pedro Leon Guerrero, the GFT indicated their intention to proceed with arbitration after repeated efforts to resume negotiations for the Port's employees' contract were at a standstill.

The union contends port workers have been waiting for negotiations to have a contract to improve their working conditions and ensure fairness at their workplace.  Board chairman Dan Tydingco says the Port's legal counsel is looking into the GFT's claims and evaluating their assertions.

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