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Sixth Circuit Approves NLRB’s Jurisdiction over Michigan Indian Tribe

In a recent split decision, the Sixth Circuit held that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) possessed jurisdiction to enforce provisions of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) against the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians—a Michigan Indian tribe—to prevent the Tribe from enforcing its new labor regulations against a casino on its land. The … Continue Reading

Sixth Circuit Holds Employer’s Lawsuit Against Union for Email and Phone Spam Attack Not Preempted by the National Labor Relations Act

In  Pulte Homes, Inc. v. Laborers’ International Union of North America, Nos. 09-2245; 10-1673 (6th Cir. August 2, 2011).pdf, the Sixth Circuit reversed in part the district court’s dismissal of Pulte’s Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) claims and, in the process, further elucidated the “independent-federal-exception” to Garmon preemption over conduct “arguably subject” to … Continue Reading