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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 Datesort ascending Case Number Case Name Injunction Status
01/24/2013 08-CA-087640 Nova Services, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
01/10/2013 05-CA-088965 Colossal Contractors, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
12/31/2012 21-CA-084255 Morrell's Electro Plating, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/29/2012 03-CA-077620 Land Air Express of New England Ltd. Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/20/2012 09-CA-082657 DSC LOGISTICS, INC. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
11/19/2012 04-CA-079603 Pratt Corrugated Logistics and Pratt Industries, Inc. Single Employer Seeking Injunction
11/19/2012 09-CA-083508 ADVANCED METAL TECHNOLOGIES OF INDIANA, INC. Seeking Injunction
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
10/31/2012 29-CA-070910 833 Central Owners Corp./CO BRG Realty Granted
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 Seeking Injunction
09/28/2012 05-CA-073517 Robey Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
09/25/2012 29-CA-077359 GVS Properties, LLC Denied
09/21/2012 11-CA-075709 PERDUE FARMS, INC. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/11/2012 05-CA-081993 E.H. Ives Corporation Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/07/2012 09-CA-073268 PNK OHIO LLC d/b/a RIVER DOWNS RACETRACK Settled pre-10(j) Petition
08/24/2012 09-CA-075496 VOITH INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, INC. Seeking Injunction
08/22/2012 14-CA-080874 Patrish, LLC, d/b/a Northwest Airport Inn Seeking Injunction
08/17/2012 20-CA-068854 Nasaky, Inc. d/b/a Yuba Skilled Nursing Center Settled pre-10(j) Petition
08/16/2012 34-CA-083335 HealthBridge Management, et al. Granted
07/23/2012 15-CA-020067 Creative Vision Resources, LLC Settled post-10(j) Petition

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