Alabama Federal Judge: Tribal Casino Immune From Former Worker's Claims

Alabama Federal Judge: Tribal Casino Immune From Former Worker's Claims

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A former employee of a casino operated by an Indian tribe cannot pursue her claims alleging unpaid workers' compensation benefits and retaliation against the casino because the tribe has sovereign immunity, an Alabama federal judge ruled Jan. 10 (Pamela Sanderford v. Creek Casino Montgomery, No. 2:12-cv-455, M.D. Ala.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3750).

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