Linda White is an Assistant National Secretary of the Australian Services Union (ASU). Linda practised as a solicitor in private practice after gaining degrees in Law and Commerce from Melbourne University and holds a current practising certificate.
Linda’s work at the ASU includes responsibility for the union’s national strategy in the private sector including the airline industry, IT and call centre industries and the non-government social and community services (SACS) sector. Linda coordinated the ASU’s successful campaign for equal pay for SACS workers and has been involved in negotiating many enterprise agreements in the industries she works with.
Linda joined the Chifley Research Centre Board in 2013 and was appointed Chair in June 2015. Linda has previously been a director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and a member of the Australian Social Inclusion Board and was a Vice President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) from 2006 -2015 and has served on a range of other not for profit boards including the board of Gertrude Contemporary.