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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
08/15/2014 15-CA-124940 BIG DADDY FOODS, INC. d/b/a VOWELL'S MARKET PLACE Settled pre-10(j) Petition
08/14/2014 06-CA-128421 Buffalo Structural Steel, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/27/2013 09-CA-105258 HAMILTON SAFE COMPANY Settled pre-10(j) Petition
12/31/2013 10-CA-105174 TAYLOR MOTORS, INC. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
01/29/2013 03-CA-089876 Blossom View Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center Settled pre-10(j) Petition
01/10/2013 05-CA-088965 Colossal Contractors, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
04/03/2013 05-CA-091629 Potomac Disposal, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
07/15/2013 26-CA-091524 PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION, A SUBSIDIARY OF CATERPILLAR Settled pre-10(j) Petition
12/20/2013 19-CA-095716 Providence Health & Services-Washington d/b/a Providence St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center Settled pre-10(j) Petition
08/22/2013 20-CA-101383 Cervera Automobile Group LLC d/b/a Veracom Ford Settled pre-10(j) Petition
07/27/2011 04-CA-037764 Hyundai Rotem USA Corporation & TTA Philadelphia LLC, Joint Employers Settled pre-10(j) Petition
01/19/2012 31-CA-030077 Weststar Settled pre-10(j) Petition
03/23/2011 19-CA-032870 Star West Satellite, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
11/03/2010 24-CA-011504 Kike Transport Settled pre-10(j) Petition
08/03/2011 19-CA-032983 Wayron, LLC Settled pre-10(j) Petition
01/26/2011 12-CA-026771 Amerigas Settled pre-10(j) Petition
11/10/2011 05-CA-061429 Dominion Energy Management, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/28/2011 09-CA-060167 EXCEL MODULAR SCAFFOLD AND LEASING Settled pre-10(j) Petition
11/30/2011 18-CA-061837 TOTAL FIRE PROTECTION, INC. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
11/09/2010 29-CA-030311 Roseland Property Company & Planned Lifestyle Services Settled pre-10(j) Petition

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