11th Circuit: Florida Tribe’s Casino Immune From Fired Worker’s Claims

Mealey's (February 26, 2016, 11:57 AM EST) -- ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 24 affirmed dismissal of a fired security guard’s gender discrimination and retaliation claims against the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s casino, holding that the tribe is a federally recognized Indian tribe entitled to sovereign immunity (Stanley Longo v. Seminole Indian Casino-Immokalee, No. 15-12460, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 3160).

(Per curiam opinion available. Document #96-160311-001Z.)

Employment Claims

The Seminole Indian Casino-Immokalee terminated Stanley Longo from his employment as a security officer at its casino in...
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