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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 Namesort descending Injunction Status
09/29/2013 22-CA-089865 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRACTORS, INC. AND KIELCZEWSKI CORPORATION Granted
04/27/2014 15-CA-116475 Ergon Asphalt and Emulsion Seeking Injunction
09/27/2011 09-CA-060167 EXCEL MODULAR SCAFFOLD AND LEASING Settled pre-10(j) Petition
11/05/2013 20-CA-106248 Fairfield Toyota Seeking Injunction
04/02/2013 21-CA-090211 Fallbrook Hospital Corp., d/b/a Fallbrook Hospital Granted
11/05/2013 28-CA-100434 FARM FRESH COMPANY TARGET ONE, LLC Granted in Part
05/24/2012 08-CA-062611 First Student, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
05/12/2013 28-CA-097436 First Transit, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
06/21/2011 04-CA-037553 Forrest/Cool Heat Sheet Metal Granted
02/19/2015 10-CA-132144 FreightCar America, Inc. Shoals Facility Settled pre-10(j) Petition
10/03/2010 36-CA-010711 French American School of the Pacific Northwest d/b/a Portland French School Granted in Part
10/27/2014 28-CA-134604 G-2 V ENTERPRISES, INC. d/b/a DOUBLE V ENTERPRISES and MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS, INC., a Joint Venture d/b/a DV MAINTENANCE Settled pre-10(j) Petition
05/06/2012 22-CA-030064 Galaxy Towers Condominium Association Withdrawn
10/29/2014 19-CA-123547 Garda CL West, Inc., a subsidiary of Garda World Security Corporation Settled post-10(j) Petition
09/06/2011 28-CA-023513 GCA Services Group, Inc. Granted
10/19/2010 08-CA-038916 General Die Casters, Inc. Seeking Injunction
05/11/2015 04-CA-140760 Gloucester Township EMS Alliance Inc. Seeking Injunction
04/02/2014 29-CA-112315 Golden Farm Brooklyn, Inc. d/b/a Golden Farm Grocery Seeking Injunction
09/28/2010 14-CA-030151 Gould Motor Technologies, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
09/22/2010 06-CA-036803 Grane Healthcare Co. and/or Ebensburg Care Center LLC t/d/b/a Cambria Care Center, Single Employer Withdrawn, Affirmed in Part on Appeal

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