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Chief of Staff

Chrissy Lynch


Chrissy Lynch is the Chief of Staff of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO.  Prior to re-joining the AFL-CIO she was Director of Operations for the Boston Metro Building Trades Council, where she helped run programs that advanced equity, inclusion and community standards in the construction industry. Before her time with the building trades unions, she worked for over ten years at the Massachusetts AFL-CIO, spending her last 5 years there as Political Director, helping to execute the political and legislative priorities of the Labor Movement.  Preceding her time working for organized labor, she worked on Democratic electoral campaigns in Massachusetts and California.

Chrissy is a graduate of the Harvard Trade Union Program in the Labor and Worklife Center at Harvard Law School. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Labor Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Suffolk University.  She lives in Quincy with her spouse, 2 children and 2 dogs.