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BREAKING 17 Apr 2018

OPERATIONAL SUPPORT GRADE CONSULTATIVE BALLOT

The National Executive Committee determined that a ballot (consultative) would take place in respect of asking POA members within the Operational Support Grade if they were prepared to take action up to and including Strike action on pension age changes and pay.

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BREAKING 16 Apr 2018

PENSION AGE CHALLENGE: APPLICATION TO THE EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL

Following the decision of the Executive to conduct the legal challenge on the new pension scheme, work has been ongoing for some time collating the members across the United Kingdom to commence the legal challenge.

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BREAKING 11 Apr 2018

PRISON OFFICERS TAKE LEGAL ACTION OVER PENSIONS

The POA has started the process of initiating Employment Tribunal proceedings which will challenge the introduction of a new pension scheme for Prison Officers in 2015.

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BREAKING 11 Apr 2018

NEW POA MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT CAR INSURANCE COMPARISON

Please see attached the latest membership benefit communication for POA members from POAprotect.

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BREAKING 04 Apr 2018

DIGITAL PRISONS SURVEY

It has come to the attention of the National Executive that officials from the MoJ intend to visit prisons and issue POA members with surveys to complete in relation to the rollout of digital prisons.

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BREAKING 04 Apr 2018

THE TAX REFUND COMPANY IMPORTANT YOU COULD BE OWED A TAX REFUND

If you pay tax, there’s a fairly high chance you`ve paid too much!

Over 1 in 3 taxpayers have paid more tax than they needed to after being given the wrong tax code by HMRC. For POA Members, the figures are even higher, with more than 1 in 2 paying too much!

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BREAKING 03 Apr 2018

POA MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION SCOTLAND

Members in Scotland will be aware that they currently pay an additional monthly membership subscription to cover the additional cost of the insurance backed legal scheme operated in Scotland.

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BREAKING 03 Apr 2018

RE ROLFE v POA CERTIFICATION OFFICERS DECISION APPEAL TO THE EMPLOYMENT APPEAL TRIBUNAL

Further to POA Circular 28/18 dated 20th March 2018, there was a discussion at the NEC meeting on 28th March 2018 about the POA’s options in relation to this decision.

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BREAKING 28 Mar 2018

Whitley sub committee meeting minutes H&S Sept and Dec

In accordance with Conference policy, please find attached a copy of the above agreed minutes for your information.

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BREAKING 23 Mar 2018

FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT ON THE PROPOSED REFORM OF AGENDA FOR CHANGE IN NHS ENGLAND

Many of you will have seen or heard the recent announcement in the House of Commons by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, regarding the above matter.

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