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  • Five Tips for Tribal Employers to Reduce Liability

    By Procopio Associate Racheal M. White Hawk Employment law claims have been on the rise as employers grapple with changes in the workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tribes act as employers in various capacities, but this article focuses on tribal gaming enterprises as employers. The following are five employment law tips to help tribal gaming operators reduce their employment law liability. Although many federal and state employment laws may not apply to tribes or tribal entit...

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  • Cybersecurity, Sports Betting, Hemp, and Child Welfare: 2020 Indian Law Updates

    By Procopio Partner Mindy M. Morton and Associates Gabriela Magee and Racheal M. White Hawk Tribes saw significant developments in the laws governing Indian country in 2019. Among those changes was a district court decision dismantling the forty-year-old Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), a decision that is currently being reviewed by the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Tribes also saw the development of new business opportunities and regulations in hemp production. Additi...

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