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Legal fight erupts over aged care workers – Education – Australian Associated Press

The health union is fighting against an aged care provider’s COVID-19 measures and some aged care residents have been put in hospital for their protection.

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A legal fight is underway as the health union tries to stop a major Victorian aged care provider from limiting its workers to one facility.
The challenge comes as aged care continues to be a major factor in Victoria’s worrying coronavirus case numbers.
The Health Workers Union on Friday lodged a legal challenge in the Federal Circuit Court to stop not-for-profit Mecwacare from sacking its employees if they work for a second employer.
The union claims Mecwacare, which operates 13 residential c…

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