The United Transportation Union (UTU)
The United Transportation Union (UTU) is an AFL-CIO affiliate headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. UTU is a broad-based, transportation labor union representing about 125,000 active and retired railroad, bus and mass transit workers in the United States. With offices in Cleveland and Washington, D.C., the UTU is the largest railroad operating union in North America, with more than 500 locals. The UTU represents employees on every Class 1 railroad, as well as employees on approximately 45 bus and transit systems and has recently grown to include airline pilots, dispatchers and other airport personnel.