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Linda Donahue
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Linda Donahue

Associate Director of Government Relations, The Worker Institute
Labor and Unions

Overview

Linda's teaching and research interests include women and work, LGBTQ inclusion, labor history, labor & politics and employment rights. Among publications she has co-authored are The Cost of Worker Misclassification in New York State and All These Years of Effort: 150 Years of Rochester's Central Labor Councils.

Professional Activities

  • The role of the CLC delegate. Presented to Rochester Labor Council. Rochester NY. 2019.
  • Women in Labor History. Presented to Out Alliance. Rochester NY. 2018.
  • LGBTQ workers and unions. Presented to local radio show. Rochester. 2018.
  • Labor at the Crossroads: Janus v AFSCME. Presented to Rochester Central Labor Council. Rochester. 2018.
  • Labor History. Presented to United Way and Central Labor Council. Rochester. 2018.
  • Domestic Violence/Sexual Harassment are Union Concerns. Presented to Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation. Corning. 2017.
  • Rochester's Labor History. Presented to Rochester Central Labor Council. Rochester. 2017.
  • LGBTQ workers and unions. Presented to ILR. Ithaca. 2016.
  • Wage Board Protocols. Presented to New York State Senate. Albany, NY. 2015.
  • LGBTQ workers and unions. Presented to ILR. Ithaca. 2015.
  • Program Graduation. Presented to United Way/Rochester Labor Council. Rochester, NY. 2010.
  • Employment Rights. Presented to SUNY Brockport. Rochester, NY. 2010.
  • The Cost of Employee Misclassification in NYS. Presented to NYS Assembly. New York City. 2010.
  • Highlights in American Labor History. Presented to United Way/Rochester Labor Council. Rochester, NY. 2010.
  • misclassification of employees as independent contractors. Presented to New York State Senate Committee on Labor. Albany, NY. 2010.
  • msiclassification of employees as independent contractors. Presented to Interstate Labor Standards Assn. Atlantic City, NJ. 2009.
  • Teaching about Employment Discrimination. Presented to Rochester Teachers Assn. Rochester, NY. 2009.
  • Teaching about Employment Discrimination. Presented to Rochester Teachers Assn. Rochester NY. 2009.
  • The Changing Nature of Employment. Presented to UAW Local 1097. Rochester. 1917.

Honors and Awards

  • Irish Labor 10 Labor Education Award, Irish Echo and LIUNA. 2015
  • True Colors Award, Pride at Work, Rochester chapter. 2012