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2nd Circuit: Native American Tribes Are Not Covered Employers Under Title VII

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 10:05 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Native American tribes are expressly excluded from Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964’s definition of covered employers, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled April 7 (Elizabeth Tremblay v. Mohegan Sun Casino, No. 14-2031, 2nd Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 5527).

(Summary order available. Document #73-150417-021R.)

Elizabeth Tremblay sued her former employer Mohegan Sun Casino in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut in March 2012.

She amended her complaint on Jan. 3, 2013. She alleged that similarly situated...
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