Sean M. Worley

230 S. Second Street

P.O. Box 22680

Yakima, WA 98907

Email: worley@mftlaw.com           Tel: (509) 575-8500                        Fax: (509) 575-4676                            

Mr. Worley is an associate with a focus in civil litigation and the representation of private and municipal employers in labor and employment matters.  Mr. Worley advises employers and litigates cases involving wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, retaliation, wage and hour issues (including class action defense), whistleblower conduct, breach of contract, non-competition, FMLA, ADA/WLAD, as well as matters involving unions and collective bargaining.  He has also successfully represented employers before several state and federal agencies.  

Prior to joining Meyer, Fluegge & Tenney, P.S., Mr. Worley served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with the Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.  Mr. Worley worked in the Corporate Counsel Division, District Court Unit, and Special Assault Unit. 

About Mr. Worley
 
Representative Experience

Advanced Life Systems, Inc. v. National Labor Board, 898 F.3d 38 (D.C. Cir. 2018).

Worked to bring successful appeal and overturn NLRB's conclusion that employer froze pay increases and bonuses in order to discriminate against employees for their union activity. 

Wage & Hour Class Action in Trucking Industry.  (Adams County Sup. Crt. 2018).

Obtained favorable pre-mediation settlement of piece-rate, rest break claims.

Wage & Hour Class Action in Trucking Industry.  (Yakima County Sup. Crt. 2018).

Obtained favorable settlement of piece-rate, rest breaks claims at mediation.

Presentations

February 25-26, 2019 - Washington Farm Bureau - AG HR Bootcamp

   Topics:

  • Disability Discrimination 

  • State Paid Family & Medical Leave and Federal Family Medical Leave

  • Terminations

  • Employment Trends - Piece Rate and Non-Productive Time Litigation, Hostile Work Environment, and Sexual Harassment

 January 28-29, 2019 - Washington Farm Bureau - AG HR Bootcamp

     Topics:

  • Disability Discrimination

  • State Paid Family & Medical Leave and Federal Family Medical Leave

  • Terminations

  • Employment Trends - Piece Rate and Non-Productive Time Litigation, Hostile Work Environment, and Sexual Harassment

December 6-7, 2018 - Washington Farm Bureau - AG HR Bootcamp

     Topics:

  • Disability Discrimination 

  • State Paid Family & Medical Leave and Federal Family Medical Leave 

  • Employment Trends - Piece Rate and Non-Productive Time Litigation, Hostile Work Environment, and Sexual Harassment

May 22, 2018 - Management Training for Client

     Topic:

  • Sexual Harassment Management Training

February 27, 2018 - FACT Safety - Employment Law Update

     Topic:

  • Paid Sick Leave and Paid Family & Medical Leave

January 8, 2018 - Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce - Panelist

     Topic:

  • 2018 Employment Law Update - What You Need to Know

December 11, 2017 - Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce

     Topic:

  • Initiative 1433 - Paid Sick Leave Requirements

November 15, 2017 - 2017 Washington Farm Bureau 97th Annual Meeting & Trade Show

     Topic:

  • Paid Sick Leave and Family & Medical Leave

June 1, 2017, Washington Nonprofits Employment Law Workshop

     Topic:

  • Wage & Hour Laws and Nonprofits

March 16, 2017 - EPLI Seminar

     Topic:

  • Washington State Law Regarding Paycheck Deductions

Areas of Practice

Civil Litigation

Labor & Employment Law

Medical Malpractice

Municipal Law

Education
Admitted to Practice

Dakota Wesleyan University, B.A. 2009

 

  • Cum Laude



Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D. 2013

 

State Courts

  • Washington

 

Federal Trial Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

 

Federal Courts of Appeal

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

 

2010 - present

2010 - present

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