John W. Wilhelm

John W. Wilhelm is the former president of the Hotel Employees-Restaurant Employees union which merged into Unite Here in 2004. After the departure of Bruce Raynor’s Workers United faction from Unite Here, Wilhelm became president of the remaining Unite Here union. In 2012, Wilhelm stepped aside in favor of Donald “D.” Taylor.

In 2017, Unite Here paid its former president $129,884 as a consultant.[1]


  1. Unite Here, Annual Report of a Labor Organization (Form LM-2), 2017, Schedule 19

Connected Organizations

  1. Unite Here (Labor Union)
    Independent Consultant; Former President
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