POA Circulars

Chesterton Grant have been working alongside the POA for nearly a year, and through our personalised landing pages and their attendance of wellbeing days, they have managed to support many people on their mortgages, pension tracing and estate planning.

It has come to the attention of the NEC that members who are currently or have been on long term sick were being refused to opt into F&S by the Employer.

The Rules and Constitution are clear that under Rule 5, we will have a retired members section and that qualification for retired membership is having been a full member until ceasing qualification for full membership under Rule 4.1.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 2nd October 2023 for your information.

Annual Conference policy states that POA diaries should be distributed during the month of September.

The National Executive has become aware that many workplaces are experiencing problems with the prevalence of rats and mice in the workplace.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 14th September 2023 for your information.

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

The above workshop will be held from Tuesday 28th to Thursday 30th November 2023 at the Quorn Grange Hotel, Wood Lane, Quorn, Loughborough.

The POA are seeking applications for consideration to sit on our internal conduct committee under Rule 26.3 which states:

Representing over 30,000 Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers, the POA is the largest UK Union in this sector, able to trace its roots back more than 100 years.