July 17, 2019

Jeffrey B. Youmans

Jeff Youmans represents employers in lawsuits, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings involving a wide range of employment law issues, including wrongful termination, discrimination, and wage and hour litigation. He regularly counsels employers on how to comply with state and federal employment laws and regulations. Jeff also represents employers in appeals of safety and health citations under OSHA and WISHA.

Representative Experience

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries v. Tyson Foods, Inc.

Successfully represented a large food company in an appeal of a WISHA safety and health citation alleging failure to provide employees with appropriate personal protective equipment. After an administrative hearing, the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals vacated the bulk of the citation against the company, and the courts upheld the board's ruling on appeal. 143 Wash. App. 576, 178 P.3 1070 (Wash. App. 2008)

Employment dispute for hospital

Successfully represented hospital in an appeal of a WISHA safety and health citation alleging failure to protect employees from the risk of workplace violence. After an administrative hearing, the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals vacated the citation against the hospital. Docket No. W05 0231 (Bd. of Indus. Ins. App. 2007)

Jack Miller v. CourtTrax Corporation

Successfully represented defendant technology company in an arbitration of claims by a former manager that he was entitled to bonuses and back salary. The arbitrator ruled in favor of the defendant on all claims. (2007)

Articles in the National Law Review database by Jeffrey B. Youmans

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