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Culinary parent union running weekend campaign to influence Heller on bill affecting tribal casinos

UNITE HERE, the parent of Culinary Local 226, is running a multimedia campaign to persuade Sen. Dean Heller to vote against a measure that would exempt tribal casinos from the National Labor Relations Act.

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4/18/2018

article Bill to end tribal worker union rights fails in Senate
(Washington D.C.) -- Labor had a rare win in the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate April 16. A bill to strip Indian casino workers of their federally protected right to...
article Senate Defeat Of Labor Bill Stuns Gaming Tribes [sub req]
(Las Vegas) -- Indian gaming officials are reeling and seething after the U.S. Senate voted to reject a bill which would exempt the industry from a federal law allowing...

4/17/2018

article 'We will be back' vows leader of National Congress of American Indians after sovereignty vote fails
(Washington D.C.) -- A vote on the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act failed in spectacular fashion on Monday evening but the leader of the National Congress of American...
article Chickasaw Nation spends big on lobbying for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
(Washington D.C.) -- The Chickasaw Nation already enjoys an exemption from federal labor law at its gaming facilities but has been spending big in an effort to help the...
article Democrats Turn on Native Communities Once Again & Kill Tribal Sovereignty Bill
(Washington) -- Democrats show, once again, that they are no allies, accomplices, friends or champions of tribal sovereignty. Democratic politicians and the Democratic...
article Wicker Statement on the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today released the following statement after voting in favor of S. 140, the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act:

4/16/2018

article Indian Country caught in drama as lawmakers clash on controversial bill
(Washington D.C.) -- A controversial bill to exempt tribes from federal labor law is fueling an all-out partisan war on Capitol Hill, the likes of which one top Democrat...
article Senate Bill to Curtail Labor Rights on Tribal Land Falls Short
(Washington D.C.) -- Organized labor managed an increasingly rare feat on Monday — a political victory — when its allies turned back a Senate measure aimed...
article U.S. Senate Fails to Pass Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
(Washington D.C.) -- On Monday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, joined the Senate in voting 55-41 in favor of beginning...
article Protecting Native American Sovereignty from Harmful Federal Regulation [video]
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding legislation that would...
article TRAHANT: Tribal Sovereignty? Yes … But If It Doesn’t Impact Big Donors To The Democratic Party
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal sovereignty is one of those phrases that wins near universal support in Congress. Unless, that is, the rights of tribes interfere with a...
press release URGENT ACTION NEEDED! Senate To Schedule Vote On Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
(Washington D.C.) -- The Senate has scheduled a cloture vote on S. 140 which includes the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (TLSA) for Monday April 16, 2019. We urge you to...

4/15/2018

article Culinary parent union running weekend campaign to influence Heller on bill affecting tribal casinos
(Nevada) -- UNITE HERE, the parent of Culinary Local 226, is running a multimedia campaign to persuade Sen. Dean Heller to vote against a measure that would exempt...

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