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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
04/03/2017 32-CA-157381 PRIME HEALTHCARE SERVICES, D/B/A SAINT MARY'S REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, RENO Seeking Injunction
02/17/2017 13-CA-179223 Advocate Health and Hospitals dba Advocate Medical Group 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
11/19/2012 04-CA-079603 Pratt Corrugated Logistics and Pratt Industries, Inc. Single Employer Seeking Injunction
10/20/2010 08-CA-038916 General Die Casters, Inc. Seeking Injunction
04/03/2017 13-CA-189867 MTIL, Inc. Seeking Injunction
05/01/2017 21-CA-192547 JACMAR FOODSERVICE DISTRIBUTION Seeking Injunction
02/19/2013 13-CA-091818 Lintrac Services, Inc. Moot
12/19/2013 13-CA-077678 Latino Express, Inc. Moot
09/11/2014 09-CA-125950 TRI-STATE WHOLESALE BUILDING SUPPLIES, INC. Moot
01/28/2014 09-CA-112146 COBALT COAL LTD., WESTCHESTER COAL, L.P., AND COBALT COAL CORP. MINING INC., A SINGLE EMPLOYER Moot
10/11/2012 03-CA-073540 ACE Masonry, Inc., d/b/a ACE Unlimited and Bella Masonry LLC, alter egos and Bella Furniture Solutions, Inc., and Henry Bellavigna, Lisa Bellavigna, Robert P. Bellavigna and Domenick Bellavigna, Individuals Moot
07/15/2013 28-CA-100434 FARM FRESH COMPANY TARGET ONE, LLC Granted in Part
04/01/2011 22-CA-029599 Somerset Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Granted in Part
12/19/2014 21-CA-135596 HIGH FLYING FOODS Granted in Part
11/03/2010 22-CA-029323 Lincoln Park Care Center Granted in Part
10/17/2014 18-CA-131987 A.S.V. INC., A/K/A TEREX Granted in Part

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