Category Archives: Labor Relations

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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Cert Stage Briefs Complete in LRB & Soaring Eagle v. NLRB Petitions

Here they are for the LRB v. NLRB petition: Little River Petition and Appendix COMBINED US Cert Opposition Little River Reply Here they are for Soaring Eagle v. NLRB: Saginaw Cert Petition and Appendix- Filed US Cert Opposition Saginaw Cert … Continue reading

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United States Opposes Cert in NLRB Cases

Here are those briefs: 15-1024 Little River Band 15-1034 Soaring Eagle Cert petitions are here and here.

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Tribal NLRB Background Materials

Here are the materials relevant to Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Government v. NLRB. Supreme Court cert stage briefs Little River Petition and Appendix COMBINED USET Amicus Brief Final CO-UMUT Amicus Cert Petition – Saginaw Chippewa and LRB … Continue reading

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CNIGA Amicus Brief in Saginaw Chippewa v. NLRB

Here: CNIGA Amicus Brief

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