Doormen Michael Murcato, left, and Dennis Lopez, members of Local 6, Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union, affiliated with UNITE HERE, welcome delegates to the New York Hilton for the 42nd annual NYSUT Representative Assembly.
Approximately 3,000 delegates, representing almost 500 locals, are expected in the Big Apple for the union's annual policymaking and agenda-setting gathering. From tonight until Sunday, delegates will hear from NYSUT officers and dignitaries and will honor award winners from among their ranks. They'll also elect Board members and NYSUT officers and vote on 55 resolutions on a range of topics that include public education, health care and social justice. Photo by El-Wise Noisette.