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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
October 30, 2012 29-CA-070910 833 Central Owners Corp./CO BRG Realty Granted
March 27, 2011 13-CA-046359 A.D. Conner, Inc., Gas City, Ltd, Heidenreich Trucking Company, McEnery Enterprises, McEnery Truckin Granted
March 21, 2013 29-CA-090466 Corbel Installations, Inc. Granted
January 10, 2012 02-CA-067534 3815 9th Avenue, Meat and Produce Corp., d/b/a Compare Supermarket Granted
July 26, 2011 33-CA-015821 American Red Cross Granted in Part
November 9, 2010 01-CA-046304 The Longy School of Music Granted in Part
January 19, 2012 29-CA-030495 Renaissance Equity Holdings LLC & Renaissance Equity Holding LLCs A through G d/b/a Flatbush Gardens Granted in Part
January 29, 2012 09-CA-068069 PRINT FULFILLMENT SERVICES Granted in Part
February 9, 2012 09-CA-066542 Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a Our Lady of Peace Granted in Part
October 3, 2010 36-CA-010711 French American School of the Pacific Northwest d/b/a Portland French School Granted in Part
March 31, 2011 22-CA-029599 Somerset Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Granted in Part
November 2, 2010 22-CA-029323 Lincoln Park Care Center Granted in Part
February 1, 2011 09-CA-045772 DYNAMIC ENERGY, INC., AND JUSTICE HIGHWALL MINING, INC., AND M&P SERVCES, INC. Granted in Part
June 12, 2012 12-CA-076395 AC Specialists Inc. Granted in Part
July 22, 2012 22-CA-073648 TEN WEST APPAREL Seeking Injunction
May 6, 2012 22-CA-030064 Galaxy Towers Condominium Asssociation Seeking Injunction
July 25, 2012 09-CA-075496 VOITH INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, INC Seeking Injunction
November 18, 2012 09-CA-083508 ADVANCED METAL TECHNOLOGIES Seeking Injunction
August 21, 2012 14-CA-080874 Patrish, LLC, d/b/a Northwest Airport Inn Seeking Injunction
June 13, 2013 04-CA-099391 M & B Operations, LLC Seeking Injunction

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