US hospitality union elects first woman leader amid organising surge
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Gwen Mills
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Josh Stephens
Josh Stephens, Reporter

New York-based Unite Here union has appointed Gwen Mills as its new president, making her the first female leader in the organisation’s 130-year history.

Unite Here represents almost 275,000 hospitality workers, predominantly women, across the hotel, food service, laundry, warehouse, and casino gambling industries in the US and Canada.