Auxiliary of the United Transportation Union
The Auxiliary of
the UTU is an organization of persons of all ages (16
years and over) related to members of the UTU or
Membership in the
Auxiliary will bring an association with people of similar
interests. It will help you to better understand the work
of the UTU and the importance of the union to your spouse
or relative's job.
The Auxiliary of
the UTU is nonsectarian and non-partisan. As a member of
a subordinate lodge in the United States and Canada, you
will have an opportunity to participate in community
affairs and become informed on important legislation
affecting railroad, and bus families.
The purpose of
the Auxiliary of the United Transportation Union is to:
- Unite the families of the
United Transportation Union;
- Promote their welfare,
socially, morally, and intellectually;
- Promote the
professionalism of our lodge by securing educational
development processes and speakers of interest.
- Increase the
understanding of various railway and bus issues.
- Further the
acceptability and the understanding of legislative
- Provide a forum of
exploration and aspects of interest and encourage
exchanges of information among members.
- A spouse or relative of a
member of the UTU or Auxiliary in good
standing, or of a deceased member who was in good
standing at the time of death.
- Employees of
the United Transportation Union at the International.
- Ladies who
held membership in Auxiliaries to the former
Brotherhoods which merged into the United Transportation
Transportation Union members and United Transportation
The Auxiliary supports UTU PAC
UTU Political Action Committee (UTU PAC) is the UTU's
voluntary legislative and political arm.
of the Auxiliary support UTU's efforts to help its friends
in Congress and in the state legislatures by donating some
of their time and proceeds of fund-raising events to this
UTU PAC, we work to help those people who recognize the
problems which affect railroad and bus workers and their
families, and who will work toward enacting laws which
will protect our interests.
- UTU PAC
contributes to qualified state and national political
candidates, regardless of party affiliation.
protects the interests of active and retired members and
safeguards laws, working conditions, and pension rights.
has well-organized advisory committees in 47 states and
an office in Washington, D. C.
Assisting the community
Members of the Auxiliary and
its subordinate lodges also work to assist the less
fortunate in their communities by working directly with
charitable organizations or through monetary donations. In
the past few years, the Auxiliary has worked with the
Habitat for Humanity
on a national level and other charitable organizations on
the local level.
For a brief history of the
Auxiliary, click on the link below: