No litigation joy for the Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians

In southern California, the Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians has reportedly failed in its attempt to get the United States Supreme Court to reconsider a lower court’s ruling that tied workers at its Casino Pauma to a raft of federal labor laws.

NLRB disagreement:

According to a Monday report from, the federally-recognized tribe believed that it was right to ban workers from disseminating union materials near its San Diego County casino due to the fact that the facility is located on tribal land and, as such, was exempt from rules issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Legal loss:

However, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reportedly disagreed with the stance taken by the Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians in the matter of…