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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 descending
02/19/2013 13-CA-091818 Lintrac Services, Inc. Seeking Injunction
10/20/2010 08-CA-038916 General Die Casters, Inc. Seeking Injunction
09/24/2010 25-CA-031485 Irving Ready Mix, Inc. Seeking Injunction
02/14/2012 28-CA-023387 Albertson's, LLC Seeking Injunction
03/10/2014 25-CA-099616 COMMERCIAL AIR, INC. Seeking Injunction
02/05/2014 15-CA-101311 Southern Bakeries, LLC Seeking Injunction
12/19/2013 28-CA-112759 Amphenol Griffith Enterprises, LLC Seeking Injunction
04/10/2014 16-CA-113057 LB & B Associates, Inc.; Dae Sung; and FTTS Joint Venture, Joint Employers, Alter Egos and a Single Employer Seeking Injunction
03/28/2014 02-CA-081482 LEAKE AND WATTS SERVICES INC Seeking Injunction
05/14/2012 12-CA-072234 Hartman and Tyner, Inc. d/b/a Mardi Gras Casino and Hollywood Concessions, Inc. Seeking Injunction, Affirmed on Appeal
03/30/2011 31-CA-029713 Veritas Health Services, Inc. d/b/a Chino Valley Medical Center Seeking Injunction, Affirmed on Appeal
11/15/2010 26-CA-023558 Cooperative Response Center, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
10/27/2010 36-CA-010688 Willamette Glass, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
07/23/2012 15-CA-020067 Creative Vision Resources, LLC Settled post-10(j) Petition
06/11/2012 16-CA-067781 Sterling Foods, LLC Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/02/2012 15-CA-069318 Intelligent Management Solutions, Inc. dba IMS Expert Services, and Landrum Professional Employer Services, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
09/28/2012 05-CA-073517 Robey Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
05/15/2012 05-CA-074463 Elite Orthopaedic & Musculoskeletal Center Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/29/2012 03-CA-077620 Land Air Express of New England Ltd. Settled post-10(j) Petition
12/31/2012 21-CA-084255 Morrell's Electro Plating, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition

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