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Tigua Tribe helping employees
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2002

The Tigua Tribe of Texas is working to try and make expected layoffs of hundreds of employees less harsh by offering severance packages and post-employment aid.

About 800 are employed at the tribe's casino, which has been ordered to shut down by a federal appeals court. The exact date of closure is not known but it could be before February 7.

The tribe wants to appeal the case to the Supreme Court.

Get the Story:
Tiguas prepare to shut casino, help workers (The El Paso Times 1/22)

Relevant Links:
Speaking Rock Casino - http://www.speakingrockcasino.com/index.html
Office of Attorney General, Texas - http://www.oag.state.tx.us

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