The Union has 50 427 members (Dec. 31, 2009), of whom12 % women and 88 % men. All members are members in a local branch.
The Congress convenes every fourth year and elects the President, Union Secretary and Secretary of the Union, the Chairman, Vice-Chairmen and the ordinary, deputy and general members of the General Council, and the ordinary, deputy and general members of the Executive Board.
The Steering Committee works under the Executive Board, preparing matters for it. The committee consists of the President, Union Secretary, Secretary, Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board, one Executive Board member, and the Chairman of the General Council and the Union Finance Manager who have the right to speak and be present.
Sectoral Sections and Committees
Sections (16) and Committees (5) function as adjuvant bodies preparing matters for the Executive Board.