Tag: National Labor Relations Board

National Labor Relations Act Applies to Tribal Casinos in the Sixth Circuit

July 18, 2016

Recently, two Michigan tribes petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) authority to regulate labor practices at their casinos. The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review either the Little River Band’s or the Saginaw Chippewa’s petition, leaving the Sixth Circuit rulings that the NLRB has jurisdiction as binding precedent. In… Read More >

Chickasaw Nation Protected by Treaty from NLRB

June 8, 2015

The Chickasaw Nation, as operator of the WinStar Casino, is not subject to the National Labor Relations Board jurisdiction. The NLRB said it could not assert jurisdiction over the Nation because it would abrogate the Chickasaw treaty rights. Applying the test established by the Board in San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino, 341 NLRB 1055… Read More >


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