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Ordinances of the Elk Valley Rancheria, California

Last amended: 2002

Ordinance 2002-04 - Worker's Compensation Ordinance

 

SUBJECT: WORKER'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE
WHEREAS: The Elk Valley Rancheria Tribal Council is the governing body of the Elk Valley Rancheria/Tribe.
WHEREAS: The Elk Valley Rancheria/Tribe has entered into a tribal-state gaming Compact with the State of California.
WHEREAS: Section 10.3 of the Compact provides that the Tribe may create and maintain a system of redress work-related injuries.
WHEREAS: The Elk Valley Rancheria/Tribe desires to enact an ordinance to redress work-related injuries
WHEREAS: The Elk Valley Rancheria/Tribe is required to forward documents demonstrating a fully operational system to the State.
WHEREAS: The Elk Valley Rancheria/Tribe is required to inform the State at least sixty (60) days prior to commencement of gaining under the compact of the Rancheria/tribe's election to create its own worker's compensation system or submit to the jurisdiction of the State and participate in the State Worker's Compensation Appeals Board system.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Elk Valley Rancheria/Tribe hereby adopts the following Worker's Compensation Ordinance;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Worker's Compensation Ordinance shall be the exclusive means of redressing employee work-related injuries that occur at the Elk Valley tribe's gaming facility, Tribal Office and any other business owned or operated through the Elk Valley Rancheria/Tribe.


CERTIFICATION


I, the Chairman, hereby certify the foregoing resolution, which was approved by the Elk Valley Rancheria Tribal Council on the 7th day of August, 2002 was duly adopted by a vote of 7 AYES, 0 NOES, 0 ABSTAIN, AND 1 ABSENCE and said ordinance has not been rescinded or amended in any way. The Tribal Council is comprised of 9 members of which 7 voted.

SIGNED:

                 /s/                             
Dale A. Miller, Chairman
8/7/02
Date of Approval

ATTESTED:

                 /s/                             
Donna Crook, Secretary
8/7/02
Date of Approval

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