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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
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
01/24/2013 08-CA-087640 Nova Services, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
07/10/2013 08-CA-096779 AMERICAN METAL PROCESSING COMPANY, LLC Settled post-10(j) Petition
10/17/2013 08-CA-099622 Merit House Settled post-10(j) Petition
04/22/2013 08-CA-091262 The Marleigh Group, d/b/a Allied Lighting Services and Evolution Lighting Group, d/b/a YESCO, a single employer, single integrated enterprise and alter ego Settled post-10(j) Petition
10/27/2010 36-CA-010688 Willamette Glass, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
04/02/2015 25-CA-143923 GREEN ORGANICS, INC. Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/15/2010 26-CA-023558 Cooperative Response Center, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/15/2010 09-CA-045568 Basic Grain Products, Inc. d/b/a Tastemorr 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
10/30/2014 19-CA-123547 Garda CL West, Inc., a subsidiary of Garda World Security Corporation Settled post-10(j) Petition
03/30/2011 31-CA-029713 Veritas Health Services, Inc. d/b/a Chino Valley Medical Center Seeking Injunction, Affirmed on Appeal
05/14/2012 12-CA-072234 Hartman and Tyner, Inc. d/b/a Mardi Gras Casino and Hollywood Concessions, Inc. Seeking Injunction, Affirmed on Appeal
05/13/2015 03-CA-140576 Wingate of Dutchess, Inc. Seeking Injunction
04/02/2015 03-CA-130137 Riccelli Enterprises, Inc. Seeking Injunction
11/19/2012 04-CA-079603 Pratt Corrugated Logistics and Pratt Industries, Inc. Single Employer Seeking Injunction
05/12/2015 04-CA-140760 Gloucester Township EMS Alliance Inc. Seeking Injunction
05/27/2015 28-CA-143974 BODEGA LATINA CORPORATION d/b/a EL SUPER Seeking Injunction
06/30/2015 29-CA-143160 Ciampa Management Corp. Seeking Injunction

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