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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 Numbersort descending Case Name Injunction Status
03/19/2012 17-CA-071761 Corbett Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Industrial Services and Mid-Continent Industrial Services, Inc., Alter egos Settled pre-10(j) Petition
01/10/2011 18-CA-019491 Manitex Load King, Inc. Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/30/2011 18-CA-061837 TOTAL FIRE PROTECTION, INC. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
05/08/2012 18-CA-074960 RELCO LOCOMOTIVES, INC. Denied
05/20/2014 18-CA-119914 BADGER UNIFIED COOPERATIVE SERVICES Settled post-10(j) Petition
10/17/2014 18-CA-131987 A.S.V. INC., A/K/A TEREX Seeking Injunction
09/27/2013 19-CA-032599 Remington Lodging & Hospitality, LLC, d/b/a The Sheraton Anchorage Granted
12/05/2011 19-CA-032734 Remington Hospitality & Lodging Granted
03/23/2011 19-CA-032870 Star West Satellite, Inc. Settled pre-10(j) Petition
08/03/2011 19-CA-032983 Wayron, LLC Settled pre-10(j) Petition
05/21/2012 19-CA-069324 Eccles Painting, Inc. Granted
02/14/2013 19-CA-072025 Bering Sea Environmental Settled pre-10(j) Petition
05/21/2013 19-CA-074715 Kitsap Tenant Support Services, Inc. Denied
12/20/2013 19-CA-095716 Providence Health & Services-Washington d/b/a Providence St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center Settled pre-10(j) Petition
02/10/2014 19-CA-105427 Lincoln City Ambulance, Inc., d/b/a Pacific West Ambulance and Metro West Ambulance Service, Inc., a Single Employer and/or Joint Employers Settled pre-10(j) Petition
04/08/2014 19-CA-118767 Providence Health & Services - OR, dba Providence Portland Medical Center Settled pre-10(j) Petition
10/30/2014 19-CA-123547 Garda CL West, Inc., a subsidiary of Garda World Security Corporation Seeking Injunction
02/23/2011 20-CA-035228 Kuni Hubacher Motors LLC d/b/a Kuni Sacramento Settled pre-10(j) Petition
03/30/2011 20-CA-035385 Kindred Healthcare Sacramento Settled post-10(j) Petition
11/01/2011 20-CA-035415 San Francisco Health Care dba Grove Street Extended Care Center Settled post-10(j) Petition

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