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Cavalluzzo Obtains Interim Order against Long Term Care Homes

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27 April 2020
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A team of Cavalluzzo lawyers filed an urgent injunction with the Superior Court requesting an interim order requiring four LTC homes to comply with Directives issued by Ontario’s Chief Medical Office of Health.  The judge issued the injunction, and concluded:

[96]           The Respondents and their agents, employees, and those acting under their instruction are ordered to provide nurses working in their respective facilities with access to fitted N95 facial respirators and other appropriate PPE when assessed by a nurse at point of care to be appropriate and required, as set out in Directive #5 issued by the CMOH. This Order shall be in effect until a final disposition of the ONA’s grievances against the Respondents in respect of these and related matters under their collective agreements, or until further Order of this court.

[97]           The Respondents are further ordered to implement administrative controls such as isolating and cohorting of residents and staff during the COVID-19 crisis, as set out in Directives #3 and #5 issued by the CMOH. This Order shall be in effect until a final disposition of the ONA’s grievances against the Respondents in respect of these and related matters under their collective agreements, or until further Order of this court.”

This is a great win for ONA on behalf of front-line nurses caring for LTC home residents in this pandemic.  A copy of the order be read here.

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