On 25th April 2023 the NEC discussed and agreed new Terms of Reference for the POA Health and Safety Consultative Committee. The Terms of Reference are attached to this circular.
CIRC 032: NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE APRIL 2023
Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.
CIRC 031: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 12th April 2023 for your information.
CIRC 030: PENSION CHALLENGE : THE 2015 PENSION SCHEMES AND AGE DISCRIMINATION
You will be aware that with the assistance of Ivan Walker of Walkers Solicitors we have filed Employment Tribunal proceedings for members who were transferred from the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme to the Alpha scheme between 2015 and 2022, in circumstances where an entitlement to compensation for injury to feelings has been established. In total, 4,219 claims have been made.
CIRC 029: SERVE AND PROTECT FIXED SAVER ACCOUNT OFFER
Please see below offer from our partner Serve and Protect. Any POA member who wishes to take up this offer please follow the link within the circular.
CIRC 028: RESULTS OF STATUTORY BALLOT (MERSEYCARE TRUST/NOTTINGHAMSHIRE TRUST
The results of the statutory ballot showed an overwhelming rejection of the pay offer which has been imposed by NHS Employers.
CIRC 027: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 29th March 2023 for your information.
CIRC 026: THE MARTYRS OF TOLPUDDLE FESTIVAL 14TH – 16TH JULY 2023 “FREEDOM HIKE” 2023
The membership will be aware that the Tolpuddle Festival will take place on the 14th – 16th July 2023 and information can be obtained from the following website: www.tolpuddlemartyrs.org.uk .
CIRC 025: TUC EQUALITY CONFERENCES – 2023 BLACK WORKERS CONFEERENCE
The POA is looking for delegates to attend the following TUC Equality Conference 2023.
CIRC 024: NHS PAY OFFER – INDICATIVE BALLOT: RAMPTON, ASHWORTH AND BROADMOOR
Following lengthy discussions between the NHS Staff Council and the employer a formal offer has been made to all staff who are subject to Agenda for Change pay and terms and conditions.