Gallup, New Mexico
Labor Panel To Investigate Union Conduct
WINDOW ROCK — The Office of Navajo Labor Relations will investigate the battle over control by Laborers International Union of North America headquarters of Local 1367 that serves the Navajo Area Indian Health Service.
Then the ONLR will report April 9 to the Navajo Nation Council's Health-Social Services Committee. The committee also voted 5-0-1 on Monday to accept the report of officers who resigned in protest to what they consider heavy-handed and one-sided maneuvers by the Washington, D.C.-based international headquarters.
If the ONLR issues a right to sue decision that leads to a hearing before the five-member Navajo Labor Relations Commission, three commissioners will have to excuse themselves to avoid a conflict of interest...