UNITE HERE Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating UNITE HERE regarding its recent data breach. The UNITE HERE data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 750,000 individuals.


UNITE HERE is a labor organization based in New York. Representing more than 250,000 workers throughout the U.S. and Canada, UNITE HERE’s members work in a variety of industries, including hospitality, gaming, food service, manufacturing, textile, laundry, airport, and transportation. As one of the largest labor unions in the U.S., UNITE HERE focuses on improving wages, benefits, and working conditions for its members. Additionally, UNITE HERE has a diverse membership comprised of high percentages of Africa-Americans, Latinos, and Asian American workers.2 Headquartered in New York, New York, UNITE HERE employs over 200 individuals.


Recently, UNITE HERE experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, UNITE HERE determined that an unauthorized third-party may have accessed this sensitive information on or about October 20, 2023. On February 23, 2024, UNITE HERE began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Financial account information
  • Driver’s license and/or state ID number

If you received a breach notification letter from UNITE HERE:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the UNITE HERE data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by UNITE HERE:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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