Category Archives: Labor Relations

New Issue of International Human Rights journal

Here: iur_254 Features articles about Canadian Indian labor issues and a paper by Kaighn Smith and Joel Williams: “Native Americans, Tribal Sovereignty and Unions.”

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Casino Pauma v. NLRB Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Should this Court reconsider Chevron? 2. Does the National Labor Relations Act apply to Indian tribes?  3. Does the employee-to-employee solicitation rule in Republic Aviation empower employees to solicit customers in business “guest areas” like restrooms … Continue reading

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State and Union Prevail over Pauma Band over Labor Relations Dispute

Here are the materials in Pauma Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation v. Unite Here International Union (S.D. Cal.): 13 Amended Complaint 14-1 Union MTD 15-1 State MTD 20-1 Motion to File Second Amended Complaint 21 … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Orders Arbitration in Dispute Involving Tribe and Labor Union

Here is the unpublished opinion in Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians v. UNITE HERE International Union. Briefs: Shingle Springs Opening Brief United Here Brief Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here. Prior cases here.

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Casino Pauma Effort to Avoid NLRB Jurisdiction

Here is the opinion in Casino Pauma v. NLRB. From the court’s syllabus: The panel granted the National Labor Relations Board’s petition for enforcement of its order; denied Casino Pauma’s petition for review; and upheld the Board’s conclusions that it … Continue reading

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NYTs: “Senate Bill to Curtail Labor Rights on Tribal Land Falls Short”

Here.

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Oral Argument Video in Casino Pauma v. NLRB

Here. Briefs here.

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Federal Court Orders Shingle Springs Miwok into Arbitration with Labor Union

Here are the materials in Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians v. Unite Here International Union (E.D. Cal) (No. 16-1057): 9 Motion to Dismiss 13 Tribe Opposition 14 Reply 18 DCT Order And here are the materials in Unite Here International … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on the Sixth Circuit’s NLRB Tribal Jurisdiction Cases

Riley Plumer has published “Overriding Tribal Sovereignty by Applying the National Labor Relations Act to Indian Tribes inSoaring Eagle Casino and Resort v. National Labor Relations Board” in Law & Inequality.  

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Casino Pauma v. NLRB

Here: Opening Brief CNIGA Amicus Brief Fort Peck Amicus Brief Appellate Commissioner Order Casino Pauma Corrected Opening Brief NLRB Answer Brief UNITE HERE Brief Reply Brief Administrative materials: Administrative Law Judges Decision 6-4-2015 Board Decision 3-31-2015 Board Decision 12-3-2015 NLRB … Continue reading

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