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Thomas P. McDonough

New York Metro
White Plains

P 914-872-6894
F 914-946-1216


Thomas P. McDonough is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He counsels employers on a wide range of labor and employment law issues.

Mr. McDonough regularly negotiates collective bargaining agreements for public and private sector employers. He also provides ongoing advice to clients on contract interpretation and represents them in grievance arbitration proceedings. Mr. McDonough practices extensively before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York’s Public Employment Relations Board, OSHA, in state and federal courts, and before various administrative agencies. He also represents public sector clients in disciplinary proceedings, disability-related hearings, and civil service matters.

Mr. McDonough spends much of his time helping clients avoid workplace law problems and issues. He regularly trains managers and supervisors on labor relations, wage and hour laws, sexual and other forms of harassment, best employment practices, and other workplace law matters. He also helps clients develop effective employment policies and procedures designed to avoid workplace issues and minimize their exposure to costly litigation.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • New York State Bar Association

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GC Robb’s Proposed Structural Changes to NLRB Draw Fire
February 1, 2018

NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb’s reported comments on a January 11, 2018, conference call about his proposed changes to how the NLRB operates has stoked resistance from NLRB career staff and others. Read More

Union Membership Rates Remain Low – And AFL-CIO Claims Victories
February 1, 2018

Despite the National Labor Relations Board’s “quickie election” rule, the percentage of unionized workers in the private sector remained essentially stable 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. Read More

NLRB General Counsel Signals Important Changes at NLRB
January 23, 2018

National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb continues to outline his plans for change at the NLRB.  First came his sweeping five-page Memorandum directing NLRB Regional Offices to submit to his Division of Advice for review cases involving “significant legal issues.” See our article, “New Labor Board General Counsel Read More