Legal Alert: The Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Applies To Indian-Owned Businesses Located On Tribal Lands


On April 20, 2009, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the overtime compensation provisions in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) apply to the employees of an Indian-owned retail store located within the Puyallup Tribe Reservation. Solis v. Matheson 563 F. 3d 425 (9th Cir. 2009).

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