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BREAKING 01 Mar 2016

Landmark prison worker case victory in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has today (02.03.16) upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision to allow a Swansea Prison employee to claim damages against the Ministry of Justice after an inmate dropped a 25kg bag of rice on her, causing serious injury.

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BREAKING 12 Feb 2016

2016 PSPRB report

The Prison Service Pay Review Body submitted its 2016 England and Wales report to the Government today.

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BREAKING 09 Nov 2015

Demo Tomorrow: Kill the Bill, After work protest, 6pm 10 November, Parliament Square

See the flyer attached for tomorrow's demo, Kill the Bill, after work protest, 6pm 10 November, Parliament Square.

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BREAKING 01 Oct 2015

Rally & March: Protect the Right to Strike, Manchester, 4th October, 12 noon

See the flyer attached for more information including venue and speakers.

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BREAKING 04 Aug 2015

Workers’ and trade union rights: the dilemma of the EU referendum

With the prospect of a referendum on continued EU membership drawing closer, trade unions and their members in the UK need to take a view on the merits of the EU. For many, disgust at the EU’s shameful rôle in the humiliation of Greece, the supplanting of Greek democracy by rule from Brussels, and the imposition of terms which even the IMF considered counterproductive will be decisive.

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BREAKING 27 Apr 2015

25th Anniversary of Strangeways Prison Riot – 1st April 2015

See the photos from the 25th Anniversary of Strangeways Prison Riot – 1st April 2015

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BREAKING 28 Jan 2015

POA strike action at Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton suspended

The strike action scheduled to take place within the NHS being taken by POA members at Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton has been suspended following the NECs decision today.

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BREAKING 14 Jan 2015

BBC File on Four: Prison Violence

With serious assaults at a record high, File on 4 investigates the growing tension within Britain's prisons. In the first of a new series, BBC Home Affairs correspondent Danny Shaw meets recently released

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BREAKING 27 Oct 2014

New play 'United We Stand' showing at The Bussey Building Peckham.

Townsend Productions presents UNITED WE STAND, a powerful new play based on the true story of one of the most turbulent industrial battles – the 1972 Builders' Strike.

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BREAKING 16 Oct 2014

March and Rally TUC Britain needs a Pay Rise 18th October

The march will assemble on the Blackfriars end of Victoria Embankment on the north bank of the Thames from 11am on 18th October 2014, the POA will be in Zone 5 with our colleagues from PCS.

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