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Split 6th Circuit: Federal Labor Act Applies To Tribe’s Casino Operation

Mealey's (June 24, 2015, 10:39 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — The National Labor Relations Board has jurisdiction to issue a cease-and-desist order to an Indian tribe regarding enforcement of provisions that conflict with the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), a divided Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled June 9 after determining that the NLRA applies to the tribe’s operation of its casino (National Labor Relations Board v. Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Government, No. 14-2239, 6th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 9585).

(Opinion available. Document #73-150612-037Z.)

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