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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
08/24/2011 31-CA-029817 Jason Lopez' Planet Earth Landscape, Inc. Granted
06/22/2011 04-CA-037553 Forrest/Cool Heat Sheet Metal Granted
03/12/2012 08-CA-039029 JAG Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a Galion Pointe, LLC Granted
12/13/2010 25-CA-031565 Spurlino Material of Indianapolis Granted
12/05/2011 19-CA-032734 Remington Hospitality & Lodging Granted
04/03/2014 29-CA-112315 Golden Farm Brooklyn, Inc. d/b/a Golden Farm Grocery Granted
05/11/2011 32-CA-025247 Piedmont Gardens Granted
11/06/2013 20-CA-106248 Fairfield Toyota Granted
03/31/2011 08-CA-039152 Case Farms Processing, Inc. Granted
08/17/2011 08-CA-039376 Rite Aid of Ohio, Inc. Granted
04/12/2013 31-CA-090049 Hospital of Barstow Inc., d/b/a Barstow Community Hospital Granted
09/30/2013 22-CA-089865 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRACTORS, INC. AND KIELCZEWSKI CORPORATION Granted
06/14/2013 08-CA-090083 DHSC, LLC d/b/a Affinity Medical Center Granted
04/03/2013 21-CA-090211 Fallbrook Hospital Corp., d/b/a Fallbrook Hospital Granted
03/22/2013 29-CA-090466 Corbel Installations, Inc. Granted
12/19/2013 28-CA-093183 Gunderson Rail Services, LLC d/b/a Greenbrier Rail Services Granted
06/28/2013 29-CA-100827 All American School Bus Corp. Granted
09/27/2013 19-CA-032599 Remington Lodging & Hospitality, LLC, d/b/a The Sheraton Anchorage Granted
05/21/2013 19-CA-074715 Kitsap Tenant Support Services, Inc. Denied
05/08/2012 18-CA-074960 RELCO LOCOMOTIVES, INC. Denied

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