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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
06/01/2015 21-CA-138274 BODEGA LATINA CORP., dba EL SUPER Granted
05/25/2011 04-CA-036852 Beacon Sales Acquisition, Inc., d/b/a Quality Roofing Supply Company Granted
09/27/2013 28-CA-093183 Gunderson Rail Services, LLC d/b/a Greenbrier Rail Services Granted
07/09/2014 28-CA-125749 ONE CALL LOCATORS LTD. D/B/A ELM LOCATING & UTILITY SERVICES Granted
01/03/2012 34-CA-013031 Stamford Plaza Hotel and Conference, LP Granted
02/14/2012 28-CA-023387 Albertson's, LLC Granted
09/30/2013 22-CA-089865 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRACTORS, INC. AND KIELCZEWSKI CORPORATION Granted
11/28/2014 31-CA-115318 Vista Del Sol Health Services, Inc. dba Vista Del Sol Healthcare Granted
03/12/2012 08-CA-039029 JAG Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a Galion Pointe, LLC Granted
02/10/2012 28-CA-068006 Cactus Bay Apparel, Inc. Granted
11/18/2014 20-CA-130613 Adams & Associates, Inc. and McConnell, Jones Lanier & Murphy, LLP, Joint Employers Granted
11/26/2014 02-CA-089480 SPRAIN BROOK MANOR REHAB, LLC, PINNACLE DIETARY INC., AND COMMERCIAL BUILDING MAINTENANCE CORP. Granted
07/09/2012 34-CA-071823 Pressroom Cleaners, Inc. Granted
04/18/2011 22-CA-029792 McClain & Co., Inc. Granted
09/18/2015 01-CA-147341 Emerald Green Building Services, LLC Granted
05/11/2011 08-CA-039327 The American Bottling Company, Inc. d/b/a Dr. Pepper/Snapple Group Granted
12/29/2011 08-CA-039482 Renzenberger, Inc. Granted
01/11/2012 02-CA-067534 3815 9th Avenue, Meat and Produce Corp., d/b/a Compare Supermarket Granted
12/19/2013 28-CA-112759 Amphenol Griffith Enterprises, LLC Granted
07/15/2011 37-CA-007311 HTH Corporation, Pacific Beach Corporation, and Koa Management LLC, a Single Employer, d/b/a Pacific Granted

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