Labor Unions, Obama Oppose Passage Of Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act

(December 3, 2015, 8:20 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the heels of labor unions speaking out against the proposed Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act, President Barack Obama issued a statement on Nov. 17, the same day the bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives, stating that he cannot support the bill as it is currently drafted.

The bill would amend the National Labor Relations Act to provide that any Indian tribe or any enterprise or institution owned and operated by an Indian tribe and located on its lands is not considered an...
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