United Transportation Union

Image - United Transportation Union Because more than 30 years have passed since the formation of the United Transportation Union (UTU) in 1969, the younger transportation professionals in their midst may not be acquainted with their rich heritage and their aims for the future. The facts of their proud history explain how four international rail labor organizations, including the Brotherhood of Locomotive...

Transport Workers' Union

Image - Transport Workers' Union The TWU was formed in 1934 during the depths of the Great Depression when New York City’s transit companies were abusing the nation’s dire situation. Taking advantage of the country’s 25 percent unemployment rate and subsequent surplus of job applicants companies hired and fired at will, and underpaid, overworked and mistreated their employees. Transit companies were all...

Transportation Communications International Union

Image - Transportation Communications International Union The Transportation Communications International Union or TCU is the successor to the union formerly known as the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks and includes within it many other organizations, including the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America and the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters that have merged with it since 1969. The Transportation Communications International...

National Air Traffic Controllers Association

Image - National Air Traffic Controllers Association Highly skilled, dedicated and fully committed to ensuring the safety of every flight, America’s air traffic controllers comprise a veteran, proud team that serves the public with perfection as its minimum acceptable level of performance. Today’s controllers are working harder than ever before; there are fewer of them due to retirement losses, yet traffic continues to grow and...

International Transport Workers' Federation

Image - International Transport Workers' Federation The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) is an international trade union federation of transport workers' unions. Any independent trade union with members in the transport industry is eligible for membership of the ITF. 654 unions representing 4,500,000 transport workers in 148 countries are members of the ITF. It is one of several Global Federation Unions allied...

Allied Pilots Association

Image - Allied Pilots Association Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the Allied Pilots Association (APA) serves as the certified collective bargaining agent for all American Airlines pilots. APA was founded in 1963 by a group of American Airlines pilots who broke away from the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). With more than 12,000 members, APA is the largest...

Association of Professional Flight Attendants

The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) represents the 19,900 US-based flight attendants of American Airlines. APFA union headquarters is located in Euless, Texas. APFA celebrated its 30th anniversary on May 16, 2007 as the last remaining independent flight attendant union in the nation.

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA

Image - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) is the world's largest labor union organized by flight attendants for flight attendants. AFA represents over 55,000 flight attendants at 20 airlines, serving as a voice for flight attendants at their workplace, in the industry, in the media and on Capitol Hill. Simply put, the goal of flight attendants who become part of AFA-...