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Longtime CSEA leader talks of his time running the union and battles with governors

Aug 16, 2019

Credit Mathew Cantore/CSEA

A major figure in New York’s labor movement, Danny Donohue, is leaving his job next year, after leading the state’s largest public workers union, the Civil Service Employees Association, for a quarter-century.

WXXI's Karen DeWitt sat down with Donohue for an interview with public radio and television. Among other things, they talked about his relationship with several New York governors, including the rocky start the union had with current Gov. Andrew Cuomo.