Thursday, October 6, 2011

Court Dismissed FLSA Claim v. Tribal Casino on SMJ Ground

Casino Matthew Fletcher's (Michigan State) Turtle Talk has the key documents in Larimer v. Konocti Vista Casino Resort, Marina & RV Park (N.D. Cal.), in which the court dismissed plaintiff's FLSA overtime case against a casino corporation owned and operated by a Native American tribe.  The basis of the dismissal was that under the doctrine of tribal sovereign immunity, the court lacked subject matter jurisdiction over the defendant.

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