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Republicans stir drama by adding controversial Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act to unrelated bill
National | Politics
Republicans stir drama by adding controversial Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act to unrelated bill (January 11, 2018)
A controversial bill to exempt tribes from federal labor law has been revived on Capitol Hill, sparking divisions between Republicans and Democrats and putting other Indian legislation in doubt.

Supreme Court nominee comes with some Indian law experience
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Law | National | Politics | Federal Recognition | Trust
Supreme Court nominee comes with some Indian law experience (March 16, 2016)
Judge Merrick Garland has heard a number of big Indian law cases but didn't write the decisions in any of them.

Congress returns to work and takes action on tribal measures
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Congress returns to work and takes action on tribal measures (September 21, 2015)
A bill to benefit an Alaska Native health corporation and another for the Navajo Nation are ready for President Barack Obama's signature.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules meeting and hearing
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules meeting and hearing (May 26, 2015)
S.248, the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act, is the only bill on the agenda for the meeting while the hearing will focus on victim services in Indian Country.

Sen. Barrasso highlights 100 days of work on Indian legislation
National | Politics
Sen. Barrasso highlights 100 days of work on Indian legislation (April 16, 2015)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has held nine hearings, including two on reservations, and has advanced nearly a dozen bills since the start of the 114th Congress.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee takes up tribal labor measure
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee takes up tribal labor measure (April 16, 2015)
The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act treats tribes and their enterprises in the same manner as states and local governments when it comes to federal labor law.

Supreme Court hears suit over Obama nominees to NLRB
Law | Politics
Supreme Court hears suit over Obama nominees to NLRB (January 14, 2014)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, a dispute involving President Barack Obama and his nominees to the National Labor Relations Board.

Rep. George Miller, Democrat of California, plans to retire
Politics
Rep. George Miller, Democrat of California, plans to retire (January 14, 2014)
After 40 years in office, Rep. George Miller (D-California) will retire at the end of the year.

Senate confirms FBI director  and plans vote   on NLRB nominees
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Senate confirms FBI director and plans vote on NLRB nominees (July 30, 2013)
The Senate voted 93-1 on Monday to confirm James Comey as the new director of the FBI.

Supreme Court to hear dispute over Obama nominees to NLRB
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Supreme Court to hear dispute over Obama nominees to NLRB (June 25, 2013)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, a dispute involving President Barack Obama and his nominees to the National Labor Relations Board.

Appeals court strikes down NLRB rule on public notifications
Business | Law
Appeals court strikes down NLRB rule on public notifications (May 10, 2013)
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday struck down a National Labor Relations Board rule that requires employers to post public notices about union rights. The rule requires employers...

NLRB to ask Supreme Court to hear     recess appointment dispute
Law | Politics
NLRB to ask Supreme Court to hear recess appointment dispute (March 13, 2013)
The National Labor Relations Board will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a dispute over appointments to the board. The National Labor Relations Act requires at least three board...

Jack Duran: Handling labor union relations in Indian Country
Opinion
Jack Duran: Handling labor union relations in Indian Country (January 31, 2013)
"As the Indian tribal industry expands and refines its function and focus, labor relations and labor contract negotiations becomes more important and an integral part of any successful business. As...

Court  invalidates NLRB rulings due to  recess appointments
Law | Politics
Court invalidates NLRB rulings due to recess appointments (January 28, 2013)
The National Labor Relations Board did not have enough members when it made decisions throughout 2012, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday. The National Labor Relations Act requires...

Opinion: NLRB takes away tribal sovereignty with 2004 decision
Opinion
Opinion: NLRB takes away tribal sovereignty with 2004 decision (October 4, 2012)
"In 2004, largely under the mainstream media radar, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) dispossessed Native Americans. But this time, it was not their lands that were being...

Chloe Thompson:   NLRB rule poses a threat to sovereignty
Opinion
Chloe Thompson: NLRB rule poses a threat to sovereignty (October 24, 2011)
"The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been intruding on tribal sovereignty for several years, by asserting authority over businesses owned and operated by tribal governments, including those located on...

Rep. Noem introduces bill to shield tribes from NLRB decisions
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Rep. Noem introduces bill to shield tribes from NLRB decisions (June 24, 2011)
Rep. Kristi Noem (R-South Dakota), a new member of Congress, introduced a bill on Thursday to protect tribes and their businesses from the National Labor Relations Board. In 2004, the...

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