Our Union

The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO represents nearly 140,000 members across the airline, railroad, transit, university, utility, service, and gaming sectors. We are mechanics, car cleaners, baggage handlers, disease control inspectors, bus operators, card dealers, flight attendants, and more—and we are on the front lines of moving the American economy forward, keeping the traveling public safe and offering working people a voice on the job since 1934.

TWU has four main divisions: Air; Gaming; Rail; and Transit, Universities, Utilities, and Services. We represent over 100 autonomous locals with members from across the United States. Download a printable fact sheet