POA Circulars

09 Jul 20 CIRCULAR 112

PENSION CHANGES MADE IN APRIL 2015 AND ILL HEALTH RETIREMENT

POA Circular 109/2020 requested members currently going through the Ill Health Retirement process, who were past members of the Classic Pension Scheme, to contact the Deputy General Secretary to prepare a legal challenge.

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08 Jul 20 CIRCULAR 111

NEC MINUTES

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 24th June 2020, for your information.

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02 Jul 20 CIRCULAR 110

PENSION CHANGES MADE IN APRIL 2015 AND ILL HEALTH RETIREMENT

Thank you for your responses to the above Circular. The Circular stated that we believe the Government are in breach of the Ruling from the Court as they have yet to remedy the situation and put everyone back to the original schemes pre 2015, this has had a knock on affect to our members who are going through Ill Health Retirement in particular those members who were in classic, but are now in Alpha who we believe are suffering a detriment.

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02 Jul 20 CIRCULAR 109

PENSION CHANGES MADE IN APRIL 2015 AND ILL HEALTH RETIREMENT

As members are aware, the pension arrangements for Prison Officer Grades and Custody Officers who were/are in the PCSPS were fundamentally changed in April 2015 by Government, despite opposition from the POA and other unions.

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01 Jul 20 CIRCULAR 108

NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE JULY 2020

Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.

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29 Jun 20 CIRCULAR 107

FACILITY TIME FOR RECOGNISED TRADE UNIONS AT LOCAL LEVEL

Please find the enclosed letter that has gone to all Governors in England/Wales regarding the above. Please note this agreement is only in relation to recognised Trade Unions, which of course the POA enjoy solely for the grades identified in the letter.

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24 Jun 20 CIRCULAR 106

NEC MINUTES

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 10th June 2020, for your information.

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24 Jun 20 CIRCULAR 105

THOMPSONS POA ANNUAL REPORT 2019

Attached is the POA Annual Legal Report from Thompsons. The fact that we have recovered damages for workplace incidents will, I hope, assist our Health and Safety Representatives at the workplace and prevent similar accidents in the future.

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23 Jun 20 CIRCULAR 104

JOINT STATEMENT BETWEEN POA AND HMPPS

Please find enclosed Joint Statement between POA/HMPPS.

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22 Jun 20 CIRCULAR 103

POA LEARNING FESTIVAL OF WELLBEING 14TH - 16TH JULY 2020

POA Learning are delighted to announce a “Festival of Wellbeing” to be held over three days from Tuesday 14th July to Thursday 16th July 2020.

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