Tribes Ask Senate To Support Bill Clarifying Rights Under Labor Act

Mealey's (June 24, 2015, 10:37 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A coalition of Native American tribes and business group on June 10 sent a letter to the U.S. Senate in support of a bill seeking to clarify the rights of Native Americans and Native American tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

(SB 248 available. Document #96-150624-049L. Coalition letter available. Document #96-150624-050X.)

Act Support

The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2014, or S. 248, would change the way tribal nations are treated under the NLRA. According to the coalition,...
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