Ethiopia Airlines Group Primary Baic Trade union

 The Union Made our Company Great!!

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Services Rendered by the Union 

Internal Promotion Examination 

 To enable its members to get fair and transparent Internal Promotion Examination which enables the examination to be free from any bias by enabling the employees to actively participate in the examinations.


Grievance handling committee

Shall exert effort in order to enable employees to receive appropriate and satisfactory for their 1st, 2nd and 3rd level complaint filed.


Social Affairs 

Shall make various social services to be fulfilled to employees;.



Ensure if various trainings organized by the Airline are implemented in accordance with the training policy in force, and also ensure if employees are selected on a fairly just basis. Shall enable Union leaders at all level receive training on the union administration conflict resolution and collective agreement negotiation.

Discipline Committee 

When Employees get suspended the union shall participated in the concerned committee in order to ensure employees get fair justice.



Consultancy Service

Shall organize legal and social counseling service to be provided to employees;


Personal Affairs 

It shall conduct meetings on a timely fashion with the concerned officials of the Airline in connection with the resolution for the personal basic affairs of employees. Shall supervise their Enforcement.



For employees whose contract is terminated unfairly the union shall pay subsidy money regularly and handle the litigation in court proceedings by hiring an advocate.

Benefits granted to members with-drawing from the union

  • For Retired employees ,
  • For employees who are withdrawing from the Airline legally
  • For employees joining Management members:

Disability Assistance

• When member of the Union faces physical disability based on the recommendations by the concerned medical board.

Benefits on Death Accident

  •  Passing away of a member, Funeral expense,
  •  Passing away of a spouse
  •  Passing away of child of the employee
  •  Passing away of parents of the employee

Loan Services

• Holiday Advances: For members of the union they shall be entitled to receive loan and discount services:

Medical Benefits 

• Overseas Medical Treatment & Domestic Medical Treatment

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Welcome to Ethiopian Airlines Group Primary Basic Trade Union.

Our union was established on 18/03/1955 G.C. before the establishment of the Ethiopian Workers Confederation. Currently, it is one of the sole renowned veteran trade unions in our country for more than half a century.

Our union is exclusively administered by our workers based on voluntary basis, and it is established to safeguard the right and interest of members, to maintain industry peace and to prevent problems from occurrence that could have otherwise been encountered by our employees; to improve working conditions; to create forum in order to enable employees have freedom of expression by having legal recognition from ministry of labor and social affairs and all concerned legal bodies.

Our Union being a member of the Ethiopian Workers Confederation and that of Transport and communication Industry Unions Federation, it also has good working relationship with other national and international peer workers unions. We’re one of the larger unions in the country. So, you are not alone when you join EAGPBTU.

EAGPBTU continues to grow everyday thanks to the confidence that our members have in us!