6th Circ. Refuses Shutdown Stay Request In NLRB Casino Suit

Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 1:59 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Thursday shot down the National Labor Relations Board's arguments that government shutdown furloughs should necessitate a stay in its case defending a decision that found an Indian casino's labor code unlawful.

In a brief order, the appeals court denied the NLRB's motion to stay oral arguments scheduled for Oct. 8 and told the government that it can instead request to participate by telephone, according to court documents. Counsel for the NLRB asked the court on Tuesday to postpone the case until appropriations...
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