AGC MA Hires Donna Scally, Director of Labor Relations & Employment Policy
We are very pleased to announce that Donna Scally will begin her duties as the next Director of Labor Relations & Employment Policy on Monday, January 27.
Donna has been Director of Labor Relations for Rhode Island School of Design since 2015 where she administers and ensures compliance with nine collective bargaining agreements; plans, organizes and leads contract negotiations; is responsible for the grievance and arbitration processes; and reviews and drafts policies, contracts and settlement agreements. In addition, Donna has extensive knowledge of HR functions, employee relations, and compliance with state and federal employment laws.
Prior to her time at RISD, Donna was Associate Director of Labor and Employee Relations at Harvard University Human Resources from 2006 - 2015. While there, she served as the point person for all matters relating to Harvard's PLA and union relations on construction sites. She also negotiated collective bargaining agreements with in-house unions as well as the PLA with local trade unions - and led various Labor/Management Committees. In addition, Donna developed and presented management training on various labor and employment topics including PFML and ADA compliance.
Prior to that she was Assistant General Counsel/Collective Bargaining Coordinator for the Boston Housing Authority, where she drafted all personnel policies. She has a J.D. from Suffolk Law and BA from Smith College. A native of Springfield, Donna resides in Walpole with her family.
We look forward to having Donna joining the AGC MA team!