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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
04/03/2017 13-CA-178494 Universal Security, Inc. Seeking Injunction
11/19/2012 04-CA-079603 Pratt Corrugated Logistics and Pratt Industries, Inc. Single Employer Seeking Injunction
05/01/2017 21-CA-178042 JACMAR FOODSERVICE DISTRIBUTION Seeking Injunction
09/24/2010 25-CA-031485 Irving Ready Mix, Inc. Seeking Injunction
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
03/30/2011 31-CA-029713 Veritas Health Services, Inc. d/b/a Chino Valley Medical Center Seeking Injunction, Affirmed on Appeal
06/05/2015 15-CA-134999 The Retzer Group, Inc., a McDonald's Franchisee Settled post-10(j) Petition
07/23/2012 15-CA-020067 Creative Vision Resources, LLC Settled post-10(j) Petition
06/11/2012 16-CA-067781 Sterling Foods, LLC Settled post-10(j) Petition
09/14/2016 13-CA-171926 EFN OBT1, LLC and North American Automotive Services, Inc., d/b/a North American Real Estate Management, a single integrated enterprise; and NAI Hiffman Asset Management, LLC; individually and as joint employers 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
05/12/2016 08-CA-155464 BFG Federal Credit Union Settled post-10(j) Petition
02/22/2012 11-CA-022980 GREDE II, LLC Settled post-10(j) Petition
03/15/2011 02-CA-039988 Pre School of America Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/02/2012 15-CA-069318 Intelligent Management Solutions, Inc. dba IMS Expert Services, and Landrum Professional Employer Services, Inc. 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
02/17/2016 09-CA-151564 AP GREEN INDUSTRIES, INC. Settled post-10(j) Petition
09/30/2013 13-CA-108045 Napleton Arlington Heights Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Settled post-10(j) Petition
08/17/2011 04-CA-038084 Craig Scott, Inc. d/b/a Scott Honda 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

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