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Apple improves hiring of Native Americans but level remains low
Apple improves hiring of Native Americans but level remains low (January 20, 2016)

Only 271 Native American men and women worked at the California-based technology giant in 2015.


Lakota Country Times: State sued for discrimination in hiring
Lakota Country Times: State sued for discrimination in hiring (November 12, 2015)

A lawsuit against the South Dakota Department of Social Services alleges that the often maligned state agency has repeatedly discriminated against Native American job applicants based on race.


Brian Pierson: Tribal preference ruling strengthens sovereignty
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Brian Pierson: Tribal preference ruling strengthens sovereignty (September 29, 2014)

Attorney discusses the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal.


9th Circuit rebuffs EEOC in dispute over tribal hiring preferences
9th Circuit rebuffs EEOC in dispute over tribal hiring preferences (September 26, 2014)

The ruling is a major blow to the agency, which has long contended that tribal preferences are illegal.


Native Sun News: EEOC won't take up Native woman's complaint
Native Sun News: EEOC won't take up Native woman's complaint (April 14, 2014)

Former Sitka Tribal Associate Judge Betty Jo Moore vows she will pursue her claims of job discrimination, bullying and harassment against the Sitka Tribe


EEOC confirms difference between tribal   and Indian preference
EEOC confirms difference between tribal and Indian preference (March 6, 2013)

Tribal preference in employment is not the same as Indian preference, the top attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said on Tuesday. Many tribes give preference to their members...


Supreme Court allows religious exception in employment law
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Supreme Court allows religious exception in employment law (January 12, 2012)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday for the first time recognized a “ministerial exception” to federal laws that bar discrimination in the workplace. In a unanimous decision, the court said...


Supreme Court declines Navajo  employment preference case
Supreme Court declines Navajo employment preference case (October 3, 2011)

The U.S. Supreme Court won't be hearing a messy Indian preference lawsuit involving the Navajo Nation, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Interior Department and Peabody Energy. Peabody entered into...


Hacking group relesaes Indian officer   discrimination complaint
Hacking group relesaes Indian officer discrimination complaint (June 29, 2011)

A group of hackers that's been targeting the Arizona Department of Public Safety says an Indian officer's discrimination complaint is an example of racism there. Joseph Wilson, a member of...


Company  pays $71.5K in  Indian employee harassment    case
Company pays $71.5K in Indian employee harassment case (June 8, 2011)

A roofing company in Minnesota has agreed to pay $71,500 to American Indian, African-American and Hispanic employees to settle a harassment and retaliation complaint. The employees of Herzog Roofing were...


Cheyenne River Sioux man files  employment discrimination case
Cheyenne River Sioux man files employment discrimination case (January 12, 2011)

Donovin Sprague, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, is suing the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation for employment discrimination. Sprague worked at the foundation, which...