Hotel Union Splits From UFCW Group

Unite Here, a union representing hotel workers and others, last week said it was leaving Change to Win, the union coalition that includes the United Food and Commercial Workers, to rejoin the AFL-CIO.

WASHINGTON — Unite Here, a union representing hotel workers and others, last week said it was leaving Change to Win, the union coalition that includes the United Food and Commercial Workers, to rejoin the AFL-CIO.

Both Unite Here and the UFCW had left the AFL-CIO in 2005, citing differences in their preferred use of resources and other issues.

"The UFCW respects the decision by Unite Here to return to the AFL-CIO," said Joe Hansen, president of the UFCW, who cited the d

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