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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
07/30/2014 20-CA-126727 Java City Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/10/2011 15-CA-061838 Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/29/2012 03-CA-077620 Land Air Express of New England Ltd. Settled post-10(j) Petition
10/17/2013 08-CA-099622 Merit House Settled post-10(j) Petition
02/23/2016 20-CA-160279 Squires Lumber Company, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
03/29/2011 09-CA-046125 K-VA-T FOOD STORES, INC. D/B/A FOOD CITY Settled post-10(j) Petition
06/30/2015 22-CA-140881 ACTION CHEVROLET OF FREEHOLD Settled post-10(j) Petition
02/01/2016 04-CA-163413 Allied Crawford Steel Settled post-10(j) Petition
09/28/2012 05-CA-073517 Robey Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
04/10/2014 16-CA-113057 LB & B Associates, Inc.; Dae Sung; and FTTS Joint Venture, Joint Employers, Alter Egos and a Single Employer Settled post-10(j) Petition
09/30/2013 13-CA-108045 Napleton Arlington Heights Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Settled post-10(j) Petition
05/25/2012 08-CA-062611 First Student, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
08/30/2011 03-CA-027996 Island Oasis Manufacturing, LLC Settled post-10(j) Petition
05/15/2012 05-CA-074463 Elite Orthopaedic & Musculoskeletal Center Settled post-10(j) Petition
06/14/2013 04-CA-099391 M & B Operations, LLC Settled post-10(j) Petition
03/22/2011 31-CA-029780 Lakewood Manor North Settled post-10(j) Petition
05/27/2015 28-CA-143974 BODEGA LATINA CORPORATION d/b/a EL SUPER Settled post-10(j) Petition
04/15/2013 28-CA-088321 One Call Locators, Ltd., d/b/a ELM Locating & Utility Services Settled post-10(j) Petition
01/24/2013 08-CA-087640 Nova Services, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
05/20/2014 18-CA-119914 BADGER UNIFIED COOPERATIVE SERVICES Settled post-10(j) Petition

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