Fighting For A Brighter Future

UNITE HERE! Midwest Joint Board is the Metro Detroit, Cincinnati and Cleveland area affiliate of the AFL-CIO (a strong national organization.)We represent the workers the who keep the multi-billion-dollar hospitality industry running; including hotels, airport, food service, gaming, textiles, manufacturing & distribution and transportation.

We were created in 2004, when UNITE (a combination of garment industry unions) merged with HERE (the Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union.)

Today, we are over 270,000 active-members-strong, fighting for good, sustainable jobs, affordable healthcare and excellent benefits for working people and our families.

We are passionate & dedicated, aggressive & tenacious, positive & energetic, hardworking & helpful. We care about our members and make time for them – to listen, understand their struggles and fight for them when they need help.

Our “Get The Job Done” philosophy means when duty calls, everyone hits the street. At UNITE HERE! Midwest Joint Board, if a member needs you, you show up. No matter what your job title is.