ZUFIAW is the union of choice for workers in the finance, banking, building societies, pension funds, insurance & all financial-related institutions in Zambia. Established in 1970 as Zambia Union of Bank Officials (ZUBO), ZUFIAW has a membership of 4,000 drawn from 28 institutions. ZUFIAW is affiliated to the Federation of Free Trade Unions of Zambia (FFTUZ) and UNI Global Union.
With 52% of its membership being male and 48% female, ZUFIAW has a strong commitment to gender equality. At its last Congress in 2006, the union scored a first by achieving 70% women’s representation – a record in the labour movement locally and regionally.