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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
09/11/2014 09-CA-125950 TRI-STATE WHOLESALE BUILDING SUPPLIES, INC. Moot
04/03/2017 32-CA-157381 PRIME HEALTHCARE SERVICES, D/B/A SAINT MARY'S REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, RENO Seeking Injunction
04/03/2017 13-CA-178494 Universal Security, Inc. Seeking Injunction
05/17/2017 15-CA-186720 Citmed Corporation Seeking Injunction
04/28/2016 08-CA-166039 DHSC, LLC d/b/a Affinity Medical Center, Community Health Systems, Inc., and/or Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation, LLC, a single employer and/or joint employers Seeking Injunction
05/01/2017 09-CA-194057 LEGGETT & PLATT, INC. Seeking Injunction
04/20/2017 15-CA-184006 Velox Express, Inc. Seeking Injunction
04/18/2017 01-CA-181081 LIBERTY BAKERY KITCHEN INC. Seeking Injunction
03/23/2017 22-CA-086823 MHA, LLC d/b/a MEADOWLANDS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER Seeking Injunction
05/01/2017 21-CA-192547 JACMAR FOODSERVICE DISTRIBUTION Seeking Injunction
05/26/2017 28-CA-194262 Omni Hotels Management Corporation d/b/a Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia Seeking Injunction
10/20/2010 08-CA-038916 General Die Casters, Inc. Seeking Injunction
04/03/2017 21-CA-178541 STAR FISHERIES, INC. Seeking Injunction
04/06/2017 09-CA-184215 MIKE-SELL'S POTATO CHIP COMPANY Seeking Injunction
04/03/2017 13-CA-189867 MTIL, Inc. Seeking Injunction
05/01/2017 28-CA-192062 IGT d/b/a International Game Technology Seeking Injunction
09/24/2010 25-CA-031485 Irving Ready Mix, Inc. Seeking Injunction
05/23/2017 13-CA-190344 XPO Logistics Freight, Inc. Seeking Injunction
11/19/2012 04-CA-079603 Pratt Corrugated Logistics and Pratt Industries, Inc. Single Employer Seeking Injunction
09/12/2016 28-CA-163215 Stern Produce Company, Inc. Seeking Injunction

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