Tribe May Not Intervene in Casino Manager’s Wrongful Termination Action, Calif. Federal Judge Rules
February 10, 2021
SAN DIEGO — A federal judge has denied an Indian Tribe’s motion to intervene in an action in which a former manager of a Harrah’s casino resort says he was forced to resign after voicing his concerns regarding reopening the facility during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Feb. 8, Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California found The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians lacks a significantly protectable interest in the case, which concerns only the plaintiff’s employment and termination with Caesars Enterprise Services LLC (CES).
Darrell Pilant was employed as senior vice president …