Jose Maldonado is the president of unite here Local 100 in New York and New Jersey. Jose was previously the secretary treasurer until 2021 when he was elected as president. He committed to strengthening workers rights from, beginning as a grill man for compass, to fighting in numerous strikes, the largest being the Box Tree hotel, which lasted four years, and the Aramark strike. Throughout these fights, Jose helped establish pension plans, family healthcare and guided many of the youth in leading accomplishment live. He also increased the Union density of the local from 4000 members to 18,000 members. Mr. Jose Maldonado continues fighting to raise standards and grow.