I am pleased to announce that a long-standing National dispute surrounding protections for Band 4 staff In the Open and Female Estate has now been resolved.
CIRC 141: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 23rd September 2020, for your information.
CIRC 140: GUIDANCE FOLLOWING THE NEW COMMUNITY ALERT LEVELS
Please be aware of the following guidance that has been issued to Governors, ensuring that you adhere to the newly imposed restrictions on social visits.
CIRC 139: HMPPS STAFF FACE MASK STRATEGY
HMPPS have agreed that if staff choose to wear a face mask whilst on duty, in any area, at any time, they may do so. This will be personal choice and no permission is needed.
CIRC 138: NEC ELECTIONS 2021 NOMINATIONS FOR NATIONAL CHAIR ELECTION
Further to POA Circular 124/2020 the closing date for receipt of branch nominations was Friday 9th October 2020.
CIRC 137: NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE OCTOBER 2020
Please ensure all POA members view the contents of this Circular.
CIRC 136: YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO A TAX REFUND…
If you pay tax, there’s a fairly high chance you’ve paid too much.
CIRC 135: ANNUAL STAFF SURVEY
Please be reminded that the current policy of the POA is not to engage in completion of the employer’s annual staff survey
CIRC 134: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 8th September 2020, for your information.
CIRC 133: POA WELCOME EXTENSION OF HMPPS WINTER INFLUENZA VACCINATION PROGRAMME.
Many members may be unaware that the Winter Influenza Vaccination Programme for the 2020/21 flu season has been extended, with more groups eligible to receive the Influenza Vaccine than in previous years.