Who We Are

DSC_0036UNITE HERE Local 26 represents workers in the hospitality industries of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Our members work in Boston and Providence’s best hotels, restaurants, and university dining halls in addition to the Boston Convention Centers, Fenway Park and Logan International Airport. We clean hotel rooms, greet guests, and prepare and serve food for hundreds of thousands of travelers to Boston and the northeast.

UNITE HERE is the union of workers in North America’s hotel, gaming, restaurant, food service, laundry, and textile industries. It was formed in July 2004, from the merger of UNITE! (formerly the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textiles Employees and HERE (Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees), and represents more than 250,000 workers in the US and Canada. Learn more at www.unitehere.org.

Eat, Meet, & Sleep Union in Boston and Providence. Click here for a list of where Local 26 members work.

Elected Leaders


Carlos Aramayo

Financial Secretary Treasurer

Nelson Rodriguez

Executive Vice President

Michael Kramer

Recording Secretary

Latifa Bekhechi


Jerry Works
John Flannery
William Lee

Executive Board

  • Aissata Seck
  • Chris Cook
  • Chui Lin Law
  • Darryl Singletary
  • Estella Cosby
  • Eugene Van Burren
  • Henrique Fernandes
  • Jenna Karlin
  • Karan Burton
  • Laura Moye
  • Marie Louise
  • Mark Sims
  • Nancy Iadeluca
  • Raquel Cruz
  • Richard Aliferis
  • Roxanna Santana

Contact Us

101 Station Landing, 4th Floor
Medford, MA 02155

Phone: (617) 832-6699
Fax: (844) 371-6835
E-mail: info@local26.org

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