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


Brian Lang

Financial Secretary Treasurer

Carlos Aramayo

Vice President

Karan Burton

Second Vice President

Richard Aliferis

Rhode Island Vice President

Jenna Karlin

Recording Secretary

Latifa Bekhechi


Jerry Works
Nelson Rodriguez
Ramon Suero

Executive Board

Aaron Duckett
Angela Bello
Chui Lin Law
Darryl Singletary
Estella Cosby
Eunice Peguero
Henrique Fernandes
William Lee

Rhode Island Executive Board

Chris Cook
Nancy Iadeluca

Contact Us

101 Station Landing, 4th Floor
Medford, MA 02155

Phone: (617) 832-6699
Fax: (617) 426-7684
E-mail: info@local26.org

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