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Megann K. McManus

Associate
New York Metro
New York City

P 212-545-4060
F 212-972-3213
Megann.McManus@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Megann K. McManus is an Associate in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

Ms. McManus’ practice also involves traditional labor law. She has experience handling unfair labor practice charges, labor arbitrations, and other labor proceedings. She has represented clients in state courts, as well as before administrative agencies including the National Labor Relations Board and the New York State Public Employment Relations Board. 

While attending Rutgers Law School, Ms. McManus served as the Senior Managing Editor for the Rutgers Race and the Law Review. She also worked as a law clerk for Region 2 of the National Labor Relations Board.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. McManus was the Staff Development Director for the Actors’ Equity Association. She also served as a law clerk for the Honorable John C. Kennedy, Judge for the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • New York City Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Manhattan Charter Schools, Trustee, Board of Directors

Published Works

  • “Just Culture: Virtues and Vulnerabilities” paper presented at the American Bar Association 10th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (Chicago, IL, November 2016) [Contributing Author]

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Sexual Orientation Workplace Protections at the Crossroads,” American Bar Association 11th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (Washington, D.C., November 2017) (panelist) 
  • “Ethics and Diversity in Labor and Employment Law,” Midwinter Meeting of the Committee on Practice and Procedure Under the NLRA (Palm Springs, CA, February 2017) (panelist)
  • “Just Culture: Virtues and Vulnerabilities” American Bar Association 10th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (Chicago, IL, November 2016) (panelist)
  • “The Ethical Implications of E-Litigation” Midwinter Meeting of the Committee on Practice and Procedure Under the NLRA (Naples, FL, February 2016)(panelist)

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October 4, 2019

Top Five Labor Law Developments for September 2019

October 4, 2019

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has adopted a new standard for determining whether contractual language acts as a waiver of a union’s right to bargain over a specific issue. MV Transportation, Inc., 368 NLRB No. 66 (Sept. 10, 2019). The employer notified the union that it planned to revise certain policies and work rules.... Read More

September 13, 2019

Top Five Labor Law Developments for August 2019

September 13, 2019

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found an employer did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by misclassifying its employees as independent contractors. Velox Express, Inc., 368 NLRB No. 61 (Aug. 29, 2019). Velox engaged drivers classified as independent contractors to transport medical samples to hospitals and... Read More

August 15, 2019

Top Five Labor Law Developments for July 2019

August 15, 2019

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel’s Division of Advice has found an employer did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when it fired an employee based on the mistaken belief that she divulged confidential wage information. Centura, 27-CA-234214 (Adv. Mem. June 24, 2019, released July 16, 2019). As... Read More

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