Tribal Casino Not Exempt From Age Bias Law, Judge Says

Law360, Washington (May 8, 2014, 5:18 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin federal judge on Tuesday ordered the tribal owner of a Milwaukee bingo casino to turn over to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission information regarding a former employee's discrimination dispute, ruling the tribe was not immune to federal age discrimination law.

The Forest County Potawatomi Community must comply with an EEOC subpoena related to age-based complaints filed by its employees, requested in an age discrimination case filed by former Potawatomi Bingo Casino security shift manager Federico Colon, U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman ordered, finding the tribe is subject to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act despite its claims that it...

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