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Circulars Archive 2012
Further to POA circular 142-2012 requesting members or branches wishing to make a donation to Davidís family at this sad time do so by forwarding their donations to the Finance Officer at Cronin House.
Please find attached the Certificate of Result from Electoral Reform Services.
Members of the Executive attended Victoria House to present the oral evidence to the Pay Review Body and respond to their questions on the Unions written evidence.
In June 2012 the Executive promulgated POA Circular 60/2012, setting out the issues we had raised with the Prison Service Pay Review Body in respect of the Governmentís announcement that they had to consider introducing local pay for prisons as part of the 2013/14 pay round.
Please find enclosed a summary of the Conditions of Service, Remuneration and Job Description as it will apply.
The National Executive Committee had a Special NEC Meeting following the recent announcement by the Secretary of State Mr Chris Grayling, that a new way forward has been established to achieve efficiency savings, that being Competition Benchmarking rather than the wholesale privatisation of further prisons. The National Executive Committee met on the 26th November 2012 to determine how best we could support and advise our branches during this process.