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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
11/06/2013 07-CA-105050 Holy Cross Youth and Family Services, Inc. d/b/a Kairos Healthcare Granted
08/24/2011 31-CA-029817 Jason Lopez' Planet Earth Landscape, Inc. Granted
04/30/2014 03-CA-119561 S.W. Pitts Hose Company of Latham, N.Y., Inc. Granted
09/27/2013 19-CA-032599 Remington Lodging & Hospitality, LLC, d/b/a The Sheraton Anchorage Granted
01/24/2012 29-CA-030861 Calhoun Foods, LLC d/b/a Key Food Granted
05/11/2011 32-CA-025247 American Baptist Homes of the West d/b/a Piedmont Gardens Granted
06/03/2011 05-CA-036216 Engineering Contractors, Inc. and ECI of Washington, LLC Granted
11/26/2014 02-CA-089480 SPRAIN BROOK MANOR REHAB, LLC, PINNACLE DIETARY INC., AND COMMERCIAL BUILDING MAINTENANCE CORP. Granted
07/15/2011 37-CA-008064 HTH Corporation, Pacific Beach Corporation, and Koa Management LLC dba Pacific Beach Hotel (as a single Employer) Granted
09/27/2013 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
04/03/2014 15-CA-115259 Kellogg Company Granted
01/03/2012 34-CA-013031 Stamford Plaza Hotel and Conference, LP Granted
05/04/2016 31-CA-150248 Charter Communications, LLC Granted
11/06/2013 20-CA-106248 Fairfield Toyota Granted
09/12/2016 01-CA-161120 W.B. MASON CO., INC. Granted
05/17/2012 02-CA-071508 Raz Dairy Granted
06/14/2013 08-CA-090083 DHSC, LLC d/b/a Affinity Medical Center Granted
04/06/2011 13-CA-046528 Latino Express, Inc. Granted
03/31/2011 08-CA-039152 Case Farms Processing, Inc. Granted

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