Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees
|Full name||Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees|
|Union merger||UNITE HERE|
|Country||Canada, United States|
|Key people||Jay Mazur, Bruce Raynor|
|Office location||New York City|
The Union of Needle trades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (UNITE) was a labor union in the United States, formed in 1995 as a merger between the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU). In 2004, UNITE announced that it would merge with the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union (HERE) to form UNITE HERE.
Jay Mazur served as president of UNITE from its inception until his retirement in 2001. Bruce Raynor was then elected president, where he served until the HERE merger.
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