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10j Injunctions

10(j) Injunction Activity at the National Labor Relations Board

Section 10(j) of the National Labor Relations Act authorizes the National Labor Relations Board to seek temporary injunctions against employers and unions in federal district courts to stop unfair labor practices while the case is being litigated before administrative law judges and the Board. These temporary injunctions are needed to protect the process of collective bargaining and employee rights under the Act, and to ensure that Board decisions will be meaningful. The section was added as part of a set of reforms to the Act in 1947. Over the years, all NLRB General Counsels have made use of this effective enforcement tool, as shown in this chart.

There are 15 categories of labor disputes in which Section 10(j) injunctions may be appropriate, listed here. Under NLRB processes, potential cases are identified by Regional Offices and reviewed by the General Counsel, who must seek authorization from the Board before proceeding to court. Below is a list of all 10(j) injunction cases authorized by the Board since September 1, 2010, with status updates.

Authorization Date Case Number Case Name Injunction Statussort ascending
11/01/2012 15-CA-069318 Intelligent Management Solutions, Inc. dba IMS Expert Services, and Landrum Professional Employer Services, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/09/2011 15-CA-061838 Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative Settled post-10(j) Petition
10/31/2011 20-CA-035415 San Francisco Health Care dba Grove Street Extended Care Center Settled post-10(j) Petition
07/29/2014 20-CA-126727 Java City Settled post-10(j) Petition
03/29/2011 20-CA-035385 Kindred Healthcare Sacramento Settled post-10(j) Petition
05/13/2012 12-CA-072234 Hartman and Tyner, Inc. d/b/a Mardi Gras Casino and Hollywood Concessions, Inc. Seeking Injunction, Affirmed on Appeal
03/29/2011 31-CA-029713 Veritas Health Services, Inc. d/b/a Chino Valley Medical Center Seeking Injunction, Affirmed on Appeal
05/12/2015 03-CA-140576 Wingate of Dutchess, Inc. Seeking Injunction
04/01/2015 03-CA-130137 Riccelli Enterprises, Inc. Seeking Injunction
11/18/2012 04-CA-079603 Pratt Corrugated Logistics and Pratt Industries, Inc. Single Employer Seeking Injunction
04/20/2015 04-CA-143455 CHM Contracting LLC Seeking Injunction
04/26/2015 04-CA-144498 Tec Electrical Contracting Inc. Seeking Injunction
05/11/2015 04-CA-140760 Gloucester Township EMS Alliance Inc. Seeking Injunction
04/20/2015 22-CA-130315 Oliva Supermarkets LLC and RL Markets l LLC, as alter egos and/or single employer Seeking Injunction
09/23/2010 25-CA-031485 Irving Ready Mix, Inc. Seeking Injunction
02/17/2014 25-CA-112413 INVENTURE FOODS, INC. Seeking Injunction
12/30/2013 10-CA-105174 TAYLOR MOTORS, INC. Seeking Injunction
09/29/2014 10-CA-113669 Ridgewood Health Care Center and Ridgewood Health Services, Inc., a single employer Seeking Injunction
11/05/2013 07-CA-105050 Holy Cross Youth and Family Services, Inc. d/b/a Kairos Healthcare Seeking Injunction
10/19/2010 08-CA-038916 General Die Casters, Inc. Seeking Injunction

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