Category Archives: Labor Relations

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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United South and Eastern Tribes Amicus Brief in Support of the Tribal Petitioners against NLRB

Here is the USET brief in Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe v. NLRB: USET Amicus in Support of Tribal Petitions This one is substantially the same as USET’s brief in the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Government v. NLRB case.

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Ute Mountain Ute & State of Colorado File Joint Amicus Brief in Support of Tribal Cert Petitions in NLRB Cases

Here is the brief: Final CO-UMUT Amicus Cert Petition – Saginaw Chippewa and LRB

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Saginaw Chippewa v. NLRB Cert Petition

Here: Saginaw Cert Petition and Appendix- Filed Questions presented: For more than sixty years, the National Labor Relations Board correctly declined to exercise jurisdiction over tribal operations on tribal lands. But in recent years, the Board has belatedly asserted the extraordinary power to regulate … Continue reading

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