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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 Numbersort ascending Case Name Injunction Status
08/24/2015 28-CA-150157 Shamrock Foods Company Granted
08/13/2015 28-CA-147299 Air Traffic Management Consulting Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
05/27/2015 28-CA-143974 BODEGA LATINA CORPORATION d/b/a EL SUPER Settled post-10(j) Petition
10/28/2014 28-CA-134604 G-2 V ENTERPRISES, INC. d/b/a DOUBLE V ENTERPRISES and MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS, INC., a Joint Venture d/b/a DV MAINTENANCE Settled pre-10(j) Petition
07/09/2014 28-CA-125749 ONE CALL LOCATORS LTD. D/B/A ELM LOCATING & UTILITY SERVICES Granted
12/19/2013 28-CA-112759 Amphenol Griffith Enterprises, LLC Granted
11/06/2013 28-CA-100434 FARM FRESH COMPANY TARGET ONE, LLC Granted in Part
05/13/2013 28-CA-097436 First Transit, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
12/19/2013 28-CA-093183 Gunderson Rail Services, LLC d/b/a Greenbrier Rail Services Granted
04/15/2013 28-CA-088321 One Call Locators, Ltd., d/b/a ELM Locating & Utility Services Settled post-10(j) Petition
01/29/2013 28-CA-087842 SFTC, LLC d/b/a SANTA FE TORTILLA COMPANY Granted in Part
04/30/2012 28-CA-073112 The Service Companies, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
02/10/2012 28-CA-068006 Cactus Bay Apparel, Inc. Granted
09/07/2011 28-CA-023513 GCA Services Group, Inc. Granted
02/14/2012 28-CA-023387 Albertson's, LLC Granted
12/16/2010 28-CA-023204 River Medical Incorporated Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/14/2016 27-CA-173551 Pueblo West Organics, LLC Settled pre-10(j) Petition
06/09/2014 26-CA-092192 Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, LLC Granted
11/06/2013 26-CA-091524 PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION, A SUBSIDIARY OF CATERPILLAR Settled pre-10(j) Petition
11/15/2010 26-CA-023558 Cooperative Response Center, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition

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