• UNITE HERE president, John Wilhelm, announced that he will retire on November 29 after 15 years in this role. Wilhelm has recommended Vice President D. Taylor succeed him as president, and Wilhelm has conditioned his continued involvement with UNITE HERE on the General Executive Board’s appointment of Taylor to that position. If Taylor is appointed as president of UNITE HERE, Wilhelm will serve in roles on its pension and health programs, and as trustee of the National Retirement Fund for UNTIE HERE.