Our Union

The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO represents more than 150,000 members across the airline, railroad, and transit, university, utility and service sectors. We are mechanics, car cleaners, baggage handlers, disease control inspectors, bus operators, ramp agents, 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 three divisions: Air, Railroad, and Transit, Universities, Utilities and Services. We represent over 100 autonomous locals with members from across the United States. Download a printable fact sheet.