UNITE HERE Legal Department ACTWU Files

Collection Number: 6200/002

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
UNITE HERE Legal Department ACTWU Files, 1969-1995
Collection Number:
6200/002
Creator:
UNITE HERE;
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (ACTWU)
Quantity:
1 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Records.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

UNITE HERE is a labor union in the United States and Canada, that was formed in 2004 by the merger of the Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (UNITE) and Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union (HERE). The membership is made up mainly of workers in the hotel, food service, laundry, warehouse, and casino gaming industries. In 2005, UNITE HERE left the AFL-CIO and joined the Change to Win Federation along with other unions including the Teamsters, SEIU and the UFCW. In may 2009, Bruce Raynor, president, left UNITE HERE, taking with hiim several local unions and between 105,000 and 150,000 members. They formed Workers United. September 17, 2009, UNITE HERE announced that it would re-join the AFL-CIO.
SUBJECTS

Names:
UNITE HERE (Organization)
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
Textile Workers Union of America
UNITE HERE (Organization) Legal Dept.

Subjects:
Clothing workers--Labor unions--United States
Textile workers--Labor unions--United States.
Collective bargaining--Textile industry-- United States.
Collective bargaining--Clothing industry--United States.

Form and Genre Terms:
Records.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
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Restrictions on Use:
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Cite As:
UNITE HERE Legal Department ACTWU Files #6200/002. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
6200: UNITE HERE Records

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 3 1976
Exhibits E - M.
Box 1 Folder 4 1976
Letters and Certificates.
Box 1 Folder 5 1976
Exhibits A - D.
Box 1 Folder 6 1976
Exhibits E - M.
Box 1 Folder 7 1976
Letters and Certificates.
Box 1 Folder 8 1976
Exhibits A - D.
Box 1 Folder 9 1976
Exhibits E - M.
Box 1 Folder 10 1978
Box 1 Folder 11 1982
Box 1 Folder 12 1969
The Amalgamated Cotton Garment and Allied Industries Fund.
Box 1 Folder 13 1971
2 copies
Box 1 Folder 14 1972
Box 1 Folder 15 1977
Box 1 Folder 16 1985
2 copies
Box 1 Folder 17 1987
2 copies
Box 1 Folder 18 1990
2 copies
Box 1 Folder 19 1993
2 copies
Box 1 Folder 20 1995
2 copies