NLRB Judge Says Tribal Casino Unfairly Cut Worker Bonuses

Law360, New York (October 12, 2016, 9:44 PM EDT) -- A National Labor Relations Board judge on Tuesday ordered a California tribe to pony up full bonuses for unionized workers at its San Diego-area casino, ruling the tribe had violated federal law by cutting those workers’ end-of-year bonuses in half without bargaining with their union first.

The NLRB had filed a complaint on behalf of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union local that represents cooks, servers, cashiers, bartenders and other employees at the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians’ on-reservation casino, claiming that the tribe...
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