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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
05/08/2012 18-CA-074960 RELCO LOCOMOTIVES, INC. Denied
04/22/2013 29-CA-093850 Remington Lodging & Hospitality, LLC and Hospitality Staffing Solutions, LLC Denied
08/10/2011 21-CA-039581 Marquez Brothers Enterprises, Inc.  Denied
08/22/2013 12-CA-101034 Professional Transportation, Inc. Denied
05/21/2013 19-CA-074715 Kitsap Tenant Support Services, Inc. Denied
02/11/2011 15-CA-019704 Carey Salt, Inc., a subsidiary of Compass Minerals International, Inc. Denied
09/25/2012 29-CA-077359 GVS Properties, LLC Denied
05/20/2011 10-CA-038816 NTN Bower Corporation Denied
04/12/2013 21-CA-080808 Magic Laundry Services, Inc. Denied
02/01/2012 13-CA-046694 Nexeo Solutions, LLC f/k/a TPG Accolade, LLC Denied
01/03/2012 14-CA-030379 Big Ridge, Inc. Granted
01/11/2012 02-CA-067534 3815 9th Avenue, Meat and Produce Corp., d/b/a Compare Supermarket Granted
01/03/2012 34-CA-013031 Stamford Plaza Hotel and Conference, LP Granted
03/12/2012 08-CA-039029 JAG Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a Galion Pointe, LLC Granted
05/11/2011 32-CA-025247 Piedmont Gardens Granted
07/09/2012 34-CA-071823 Pressroom Cleaners, Inc. Granted
02/02/2012 30-CA-067117 Piggly Wiggly Midwest, LLC Granted
02/10/2012 28-CA-068006 Cactus Bay Apparel, Inc. Granted
09/30/2010 21-CA-039296 Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; Southern California Permanente Medical Group; Kaiser Foundation Health Granted
06/14/2013 08-CA-090083 DHSC, LLC d/b/a Affinity Medical Center Granted

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