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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
11/09/2010 29-CA-030311 Roseland Property Company & Planned Lifestyle Services Settled pre-10(j) Petition
04/10/2012 29-CA-065535 JVK OPERATIONS, LTD Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/26/2013 06-CA-102966 United Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, LLC d/b/a CenturyLink Settled pre-10(j) Petition
08/14/2014 06-CA-128421 Buffalo Structural Steel, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
04/30/2012 08-CA-072781 Warren Steel Holdings LLC Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/29/2010 14-CA-030151 Gould Motor Technologies, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
03/26/2012 14-CA-066026 Casino One Corporation d/b/a Lumiere Place Casino & Hotels Settled pre-10(j) Petition
04/28/2014 15-CA-116475 Ergon Asphalt and Emulsion Settled pre-10(j) Petition
08/15/2014 15-CA-124940 BIG DADDY FOODS, INC. d/b/a VOWELL'S MARKET PLACE Settled pre-10(j) Petition
03/19/2012 17-CA-071761 Corbett Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Industrial Services and Mid-Continent Industrial Services, Inc., Alter egos Settled pre-10(j) Petition
07/18/2012 32-CA-068346 Alamillo Rebar, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/11/2012 05-CA-081993 E.H. Ives Corporation Settled pre-10(j) Petition
11/10/2011 05-CA-061429 Dominion Energy Management, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
01/10/2013 05-CA-088965 Colossal Contractors, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
04/03/2013 05-CA-091629 Potomac Disposal, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
11/16/2010 05-CA-036097 Stericycle, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
01/19/2012 09-CA-045338 CENTER CITY INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS, INC. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/28/2011 09-CA-060167 EXCEL MODULAR SCAFFOLD AND LEASING Settled pre-10(j) Petition
11/20/2012 09-CA-082657 DSC LOGISTICS, INC. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/27/2013 09-CA-105258 HAMILTON SAFE COMPANY Settled pre-10(j) Petition

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