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Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Teamsters on the reservation

The Teamsters Union is in the process of trying to organize workers at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort. Local 486 from Saginaw has been quietly working with employees since spring; it now is going public with its drive.
One union organizer says that with layoffs, cuts in hours and benefits, Tribal employees are fertile ground for organizing.
The big question: does Tribal sovereignty trump the National Labor Relations Act? The Teamsters say they won't wait around to find out.


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