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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
02/10/2012 28-CA-068006 Cactus Bay Apparel, Inc. Granted
05/21/2012 19-CA-069324 Eccles Painting, Inc. Granted
10/31/2012 29-CA-070910 833 Central Owners Corp./CO BRG Realty Granted
05/17/2012 02-CA-071508 Raz Dairy Granted
07/09/2012 34-CA-071823 Pressroom Cleaners, Inc. Granted
08/16/2012 34-CA-083335 HealthBridge Management, et al. Granted
02/24/2012 21-CA-039703 Windsor Convalescent Center of North Long Beach Granted
02/04/2011 21-CA-039268 Avanti Health System, LLC; CHHP Holding II, LLC; and CHHP Management, LLC Granted
09/30/2010 21-CA-039296 Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; Southern California Permanente Medical Group; Kaiser Foundation Health Granted
04/18/2011 22-CA-029792 McClain & Co., Inc. Granted
04/06/2011 32-CA-025100 OS Transport LLC (CA); OS Transport LLC (NV); HCA Management, Inc.; OS Management Enterprises, Inc. Granted
05/11/2011 08-CA-039327 The American Bottling Company, Inc. d/b/a Dr. Pepper/Snapple Group Granted
12/20/2010 04-CA-037537 South Jersey Sanitation Corporation Granted
05/25/2011 04-CA-036852 Beacon Sales Acquisition, Inc., d/b/a Quality Roofing Supply Company Granted
08/24/2011 31-CA-029817 Jason Lopez' Planet Earth Landscape, Inc. Granted
03/12/2012 08-CA-039029 JAG Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a Galion Pointe, LLC Granted
06/22/2011 04-CA-037553 Forrest/Cool Heat Sheet Metal Granted
12/13/2010 25-CA-031565 Spurlino Material of Indianapolis Granted
12/05/2011 19-CA-032734 Remington Hospitality & Lodging Granted
04/03/2014 29-CA-112315 Golden Farm Brooklyn, Inc. d/b/a Golden Farm Grocery Granted

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