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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
11/05/2013 20-CA-106248 Fairfield Toyota Seeking Injunction
11/27/2014 31-CA-115318 Vista Del Sol Health Services, Inc. dba Vista Del Sol Healthcare Seeking Injunction
12/30/2013 10-CA-105174 TAYLOR MOTORS, INC. Seeking Injunction
09/29/2014 10-CA-113669 Ridgewood Health Care Center and Ridgewood Health Services, Inc., a single employer Seeking Injunction
04/26/2015 01-CA-115298 BOZZUTO'S, INC. Seeking Injunction
04/01/2015 03-CA-130137 Riccelli Enterprises, Inc. Seeking Injunction
05/12/2015 03-CA-140576 Wingate of Dutchess, Inc. Seeking Injunction
11/18/2012 04-CA-079603 Pratt Corrugated Logistics and Pratt Industries, Inc. Single Employer Seeking Injunction
05/11/2015 04-CA-140760 Gloucester Township EMS Alliance Inc. Seeking Injunction
04/20/2015 04-CA-143455 CHM Contracting LLC Seeking Injunction
04/26/2015 04-CA-144498 Tec Electrical Contracting Inc. Seeking Injunction
04/02/2014 29-CA-112315 Golden Farm Brooklyn, Inc. d/b/a Golden Farm Grocery Seeking Injunction
05/13/2012 12-CA-072234 Hartman and Tyner, Inc. d/b/a Mardi Gras Casino and Hollywood Concessions, Inc. Seeking Injunction, Affirmed on Appeal
03/29/2011 31-CA-029713 Veritas Health Services, Inc. d/b/a Chino Valley Medical Center Seeking Injunction, Affirmed on Appeal
09/29/2013 13-CA-108045 Napleton Arlington Heights Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Settled post-10(j) Petition
07/22/2012 15-CA-020067 Creative Vision Resources, LLC Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/09/2011 15-CA-061838 Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/01/2012 15-CA-069318 Intelligent Management Solutions, Inc. dba IMS Expert Services, and Landrum Professional Employer Services, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
01/12/2011 25-CA-031502 Marsh Supermarket Settled post-10(j) Petition
04/01/2015 25-CA-143923 GREEN ORGANICS, INC. Settled post-10(j) Petition

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