Tribes will be required to increase overtime wages for employees but some say it will hurt programs and services.
The tribe's Division of Natural Resources was the only Indian County recipient of a grant from the Department of Labor.
Concerns about unique issues in Indian Country and lack of consultation were glossed over by the Obama administration.
Cherokee Nation was the only tribal government to join 32 other state governments in receiving the DOL’s Jobs Driven National Emergency Grant funding.
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) plans to move quickly on the bills with or without the support of the Obama administration.
Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.
At least five tribes, including two with large enterprises, have raised their minimum wage well above the federal standard of $7.25 per hour.
Three Cabinet secretaries are expected to stay for second term of President Barack Obama but Interior Secretary Ken Salazar remains an unknown. Obama has enjoyed a relatively stable Cabinet since...
The Department of Labor is asking a federal judge to bar a company owned by the San Carlos Apache Tribe from bidding on government contracts for three years. The department...