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22 Jan 2013

The Times: Plan to ban smoking postponed

A plan to ban smoking in a number of jails has been postponed amid fears that it would provoke disturbances.

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22 Jan 2013

General Strike Conference Agenda - Jan 2013

Please find attached the General Strike Conference Agenda for 26 January 2013

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11 Dec 2012

Durham Miners Appeal

You can help by joining the Friends Of The Durham Miners Gala Society and buying some of the books, magazines and calendars advertised in the brochure and, of course, circulating the brochure as far and as wide as possible.

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22 Oct 2012

SKY News - Camerons Rehab Revolution to cut crime including Steve Gillan POA General Secretary response

Follow the link to the Sky news article and video along with Steve Gillans response.

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22 Aug 2012

National Shop Stewards Network - Lobby the TUC Rally 9th September 2012

National Shop Stewards Network: "All march together on 20 October, then strike together! Join us in demanding the TUC build for a 24 hour general strike against austerity."

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17 Aug 2012

A Future That Works: TUC march and rally

The rally in Hyde Park will start as marchers arrive, and will run until around 4pm. There'll be a big stage with giant screens, and will be featuring speakers with some videos, and some surprises.

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15 Aug 2012

POA delegates attending the TUC 2012 Congress

The TUC 2012 Congress in Brighton will be the final conference of Brenden Barber, TUC General Secretary. The POA have announced its attendees.

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14 Aug 2012

Take the following survey to help map the equality impact of the cuts to public services

Runnymede, on behalf of the TUC, UNISON, Unite, PCS, NASUWT and UCU, is conducting a survey of public sector workers in order to map the equality impact of the cuts to public services.

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04 Jul 2012

The Trade Union Communication Awards 2012 are announced

See the winners from this years Trade Union Communication Awards and read the judges' comments regarding the POA website.

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Latest news 11 May 2012

Telegraph: Prison officers hold rare strike as 35,000 police stage largest-ever march

Watch Steve Gillan talk to the Telegraph about the Prison Officer walk out.

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