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Ninth Circuit Holds Tribal Employers Can Sue Non-Member Employees in Tribal Court for Torts Committed in the Scope of Employment

March 18, 2019

Throughout the United States, tribal governments and businesses employ thousands of non-Native Americans. Indeed, in many rural counties, the largest employers are tribal. Like their non-tribal peers, these entities regulate their workplaces through carefully developed employment policies.

When an employee violates those policies or threatens business interests, tribal employers may discipline the employee, seeking redress in tribal court if necessary. 

Complete article: Ninth Circuit Holds Tribal Employers Can Sue Non-Member Employees in Tribal Court for Torts Committed in the Scope of Employment