Jannah Manansala has been a shareholder at the labor and employment law firm of Weinberg, Roger and Rosenfeld since 2012. She represents workers, unions, and employee benefit plans in state and federal courts, labor arbitrations, and administrative hearings. She also regularly provides counsel to union staff and in-house legal staff on various issues including, in part, personnel matters, potential and ongoing litigation, and unfair labor practices.
Jannah’s litigation experience spans a broad range. She has litigated wage and hour class actions and cases involving harassment and discrimination, first amendment rights, torts, ERISA and withdrawal liability, bankruptcy, and various other aspects of labor and employment law. Jannah’s experience also covers class action claims based on violations of local living wage ordinances and the Displaced Janitors Opportunity Act.
In addition to litigation, Jannah regularly provides trainings to workers, union staff, and community groups regarding antidiscrimination laws, California and federal leave laws and employee disability rights, wage and hour law, civil disobedience, unfair labor practices, and immigration law. She currently serves as EEO officer of the firm, regularly conducts employment investigations, and currently advises clients, allies, and legislative consultants regarding labor and employment legislation. Within her firm, Jannah runs and coordinates monthly firm-wide litigation meetings covering both basic and advanced litigation topics. Jannah has also worked within a small work group led by the Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing regarding the feasibility of local enforcement of antidiscrimination law in California.
Further, Jannah has presented on California’s sick pay statute and wage and hour law developments on behalf of the California State Bar, and on various other labor and employment law topics for audiences at the UC Berkeley School of Law, the UC Berkeley Labor Center, and the California Employment Lawyers Association. She previously contributed public sector case notes to the California Labor and Employment Law Review and also previously taught Labor Policy and Law for the Political Science Department at California State University East Bay.
J.D., UC Davis School of Law (2006)
B.A., Amherst College (2003)